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Contracts Administrator / Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Schneider Electric

London, United Kingdom

Make the most of your energy in a career at Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€27 billion in FY2015, our 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

Schneider Electric has a great opportunity for the right person to join our well-established team as a Contracts Administrator / Trainee Quantity Surveyor.

Your Mission:
In this role you will be responsible for maximising margin, minimising risk & debt and increasing revenues whilst ensuring we deliver to the highest standard to improve our Customer Satisfaction. Working for our Project Execution Centre in the South of the United Kingdom, you will join a team that looks after automation and control within the building’s market, but will also have exposure the wider range of Schneider Electric product offering. We provide state of the art building solutions for residential, commercial and industrial end users which includes BMS, SMART building control and Power Solutions (power quality, metering and software). You will be taking responsibility for ensuring compliance with Company policies and procedures (particularly in respect of contract terms and conditions and general risk management). You will also be looking after financial administration and financial reporting works. You will join a team of 25 people across the UK working closely with the Contract Manager and reporting to our Contract’s Director.

About you:
This role would suit a fresh graduate with either Contract Management /Quantity Surveying degree or has an interest in the Energy or Building Management Industry and has some other form of qualification, for example an Economics, legal or or Finance degree.
Relevant experience in quantity surveying; knowledge of commercial procedures and standard contract conditions within the construction industry would be advantageous.
Financial Understanding - cost management and debt recovery.
Ability to read and understand contracts.
Computer literate
Excellent communication skills
Flexible and self-motivated
Analytical with ability to identify problems and propose effective solutions

Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be a part of it.

At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture and identity. We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future.

Please submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.

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Primary Location: United Kingdom-England-London
Schedule: Full-time
Unposting Date: Ongoing


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