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Renewable Energy Quantity Surveyor

Requisition ID: 53142

Domain: Energy Management/Solar Energy

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time


Equans is a renowned energies & services contractor and a proud member of the Bouygues global industrial group. Our expertise spans the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings and critical infrastructure worldwide.

Our highly successful renewable energy business has a great opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor, the role will involve supporting our wide range of renewable energy projects which include utility scale solar farms, district heating networks, micro grids and battery storage facilities.

The Quantity Surveyor can be based from one of the following office locations – London Waterloo, Cambridge, Welwyn Garden City or Manchester.  

Key activities

  • Oversee the set-up of the supply chain in liaison with Procurement department
  • Pricing of change through our contract with respect to our clients, our supply chain and subcontractors
  • Initial contract reviews and liaison with BYES legal teams and agreement of initial contract through BYES governance processes, through to the execution of the head contracts
  • Management and provision of project securities such as PCG’s and Bonds with the management of these through the BYES governance process
  • The management of the BYES risk review and monitoring process, compilation of risk matrices and the reporting of these risks to the project team and the Business
  • The compilation and reporting of summary commercial data on the projects to the Business, as well working with the project team to assist with any other reports that the business requires to report on the project
  • The management of disputes with respect to our Contract with our Client and contractual arrangements with our supply chain and subcontractors
  • Preparation and submission of BYES payment applications to our clients, as well as agreeing any payment disputes and managing the WIP and debt levels on the project
  • Assessment of subcontractor payments as well as issuing of any contract notifications and certificates for payment, and agreement of final accounts
  • Assist with the development and management of short- and long-term forecasts, as well as production of revised Business Forecasts and End of Site reports
  • Assist with the production of Earned Value Reports as part of Business Forecasts and End of Site reporting
  • Management of Performance Indicators that are measured on the project
  • Proficient in the understanding of contractual obligations, under all standard forms of contract 

Skills, qualifications & experience

  • Must have previous experience within the energy or building services and hold a relevant Quantity Surveyor qualification at HNC/HND or degree level
  • Understanding of NEC or FIDIC
  • Previous experience of managing and leading teams, with ability to motivate staff essential
  • Able to work closely with colleagues across the business, embracing change and new ways of working
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, and confident dealing with internal customers and Clients
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft packages and databases

Our excellent benefits package includes

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Company share scheme
  • 2 paid volunteering days a year
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Paid professional membership (MRICS / MCIOB)

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network. 

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

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