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Our Vacancy

Quantity Surveyor

  • Defence
  • Permanent /
  • Glasgow
  • 04/07/24
  • Hybrid work

Finding solutions to climate change is the priority of the 21st century, and means switching to low-carbon energy. At Assystem, our mission is to accelerate the energy transition worldwide. To achieve this, our 7,500 Switchers combine their historical engineering expertise and project management with digital technologies.

In our 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Asia) of operation, we are working on the production and distribution of low-carbon electricity, through the development of nuclear and renewable energies. We are also supporting the modernisation and development of energy grids, managing the setup and siting for new transmission and distribution networks, and using hydrogen to decarbonise the transport and industry sectors.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle.


Job Description

As Assystem’s Defence business grows, we are looking for dynamic, self-motivated  Quantity Surveyor

Role Details:

Job title:  Quantity Surveyor

Location: Flexible working from local Glasgow or Renfrew office two to three days a week.

Hours: 37 hours

Sector: Nuclear and Defence

Key responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Contract Administration for existing contracts including performing, issuing or managing as required by the Commercial Manager:
  • Provide commercial advice to the Contract Leads
  • Ensure all contract timescales are being met by the project team (management of CEMAR)
  • Applications for payments
  • General communications under the contract
  • Programme submissions where required
  • Forecast submissions
  • Change Management
  • Early Warnings
  • Bid support for new call off contracts
  • Cost Control
  • Reporting
  • Support the weekly and monthly project/contract progress meetings
  • Liaise with Client CEMAR Superuser for all access/delegation/user queries
  • Liaise with the Client commercial team for any queries and Learning from Experience.

Project Interfaces:

  • Interface with the Contract Leads, Finance, Cost engineering and project controls functions as required
  • Interface with Client Commercial and Project Managers as required


My profile

Qualification, Special Skills or Experience:

  • Must have strong NEC contract administration experience preferably NEC4 Professional Service Contracts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel to at least intermediate level
  • Ideally Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying
  • Able to manage and prioritize competing priorities
  • Working to high levels of accuracy and contract compliance
  • Ideally prior CEMAR experience

Security Clearance will need to be attained for this role.

Benefits include:

  • Pension scheme (8% company contribution / 4% personal contribution)
  • 25 days’ paid annual leave + bank holidays + option to buy or sell days
  • Professional fees reimbursed
  • Flexible working
  • Employee referral scheme


Hybrid remote/in-office


We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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