We're looking for a Quantity Survey to join or Energy Installation Services team to be based Nationwide.

Quantity Surveyor

Here's what you'll be doing

At E.ON we're 100% committed to our part in creating a sustainable future, whether it’s a new energy efficient boiler, insulating your home or providing a renewable energy solution, we are absolutely on it, and we would love you to join us in helping decarbonising customers’ homes and helping the planet at the same time. 


Right now, we’re looking for a Quantity Surveyor with a strong financial and commercial background to join our team. Here you’ll be responsible for the successful commercial management of our projects which also include ECO elements. Within this role you’ll work closely design and delivery teams to create a competitive supply chain with robust contracts, and then seek continual improvements. In addition to this you’ll also support in survey close out and ongoing monitoring.


Within this role, you’ll play a pivotal role in liaising with our internal stakeholders, subcontractors and clients to ensure that we deliver on what we say. This role will include managing a range of different schemes, from our Air Source Heat pumps to Cavity Wall installation, to ensure that we meet our contractual, commercial and financial targets and deadlines. You’ll create clear commercial management tools to enable close financial management of projects to ensure that these can always be tracked and monitored. This is so business practices and market conditions can be analysed to evaluate bid responsiveness, contractor responsibility and performance.


Key responsibilities include: 

  • Support the design and delivery teams in the preparation of tenders relating to the technical and commercial factors of the project, whilst closely liaising with the Procurement Team on tendering processes.
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers and contractors as part of a multi functional team.
  • Manage the preparation of contracts / pricing schedule for all types of contracts (T&M, NEC and JCT, and bespoke service agreements).
  • Provide contract support to the delivery team, to resolve conflicts with suppliers and contractors.
  • Manage and ensure the carrying out of all quantity surveying duties including commercial control of projects, valuation of subcontract applications and invoices, raising of internal invoicing. Cost analysis and cost performance reporting against budgets. Monitoring the performance of projects from a contract and commercial point of view.
  • Seeking the best value for money to deliver a safe, quality service.
  • Advising on project commercial risks and potential delays, variation and project contractual issues
  • Prepare and lead the procurement plan for E.ON projects.

What we need from you

  • A degree in quantity surveying
  • Strong financial and commercial experience.
  • Strong management experience within a quantity surveying department.
  • Experience of tender assessment and negotiations.
  • Experience of specification writing and contract negotiation.
  • Strong negotiating skills and an understanding of the commercial impact of their activities.
  • Numerical and analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and information and produce it in a clear and logical format.
  • A pro-active and creative approach to problem solving.
  • An ability to think strategically about supply chain relationships, to secure the best long-term results for the team.
  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to take a confident and diplomatic approach with staff, contractors, customers and senior managers.
  • A driving licence

Here's what else you need to know

This role is open across the UK, please state the area that you would be your preference when applying.
The salary range for this role is £37,384 - £47,461 depending on experience.
Due to the nature of the roles a Criminal Record Check will be required.
This is role is a permanent role.
E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.

At a glance

Reference no.: 154618 Closing date: 30/09/2021 Salary: £37,384 - £47,461

Get in touch

If you have any questions about this role, please contact the recruiter Matt Haywood - matthew.haywood@eon.com

About us

E.ON is a privately owned international energy company. Our 42,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions.

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