Location: Reading 


Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs. We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.


This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.

Bilfinger is recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to provide commercial administration on a Portfolio of projects in the South Region for the Bilfinger business.



  1. Contract administration across multiple contracts and projects operating in Oil & Gas, Water and Life Sciences
  2. Range of contract scope includes M&E, SIP and EICA (candidate is expected to have experience in one of these areas not all)
  3. Support the P&L owners and operational teams with the following:-
    1. Maintain all required contract documentation
    2. Prepare, submit and manage through to approval Change Notices under the contracts
    3. Create and submit Payment applications, obtain acceptance ahead of invoicing
    4. Working with others/other departments to ensure contractual obligations are executed
    5. Preparing and reporting on Contract/Project Cost and Value Reports
  4. Report to the Region Commercial Manager the following:-
    1. Month end accounts (cost and value)
    2. Monthly forecast updates (cost and value)
    3. Cashflow monitoring and supporting the Finance department with cash collection when necessary
    4. Periodic reporting on key financial performance metrics
    5. Identifying margin improvement opportunities
    6. Cost and Value analysis as required – prelims, plant, equipment, materials, labour, subcontract

Strong background in dealing with commercial issues required



  • Financial & Commercial experience of projects and/or term contracts are required in order to fulfil the requirements of this position
  • Experience in dealing with operational and project teams
  • M&E, SIP or EICA background
  • Experience working in any of following sectors - Oil & Gas, Water or Life Sciences
  • Extensive experience working within a contracting or customer commercial role (5+ years)
  • SAP experience desirable
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • Membership in a professional body e.g RICS (preferred)

If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


Engineering & Consultancy | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | White-collar workers | Other | Engineering - General  

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