Contract and Cost Manager - Onshore Wind

City of Edinburgh
Renewable Energy
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + hybrid working & company benefits
29-07-2022 10:28 AM

Cost & Contracts Manager - Onshore Wind
Edinburgh - I will consider remote workers
£40,000 - £45,000

Astute are proudly partnered with a prestigious onshore wind turbine OEM who are looking for a Cost and Contacts Manager / Commercial Project Manager to join the team. The company are one of the largest in the world in their field and this is a permanent role with potential growth opportunity as the company continues to expand.

I will consider remote working, but the closer to Edinburgh the better. If remote, you must be willing to get to one of three offices in the UK (one near Cambridge and the other two in Scotland).

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Head of Commercial Project Management, as the Cost & Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Sales department during the initiation phase, particularly in tender, contract and budget management
  • The calculation of project works, including pre-calculation, cost reporting and post-calculation
  • Budgeting and procuring for installation works internally
  • Commercial responsibility for preparing and negotiating offers of Civil and Electrical works infrastructure
  • Supporting PM-procurement to procure external project works
  • Supporting the wider teams from the commercial aspects
  • Supporting the Project Managers in executing risk management
  • Both contract and claim management towards customers and sub-contractors
  • Full job description on request

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A higher education in Quantity Surveying or Business Studies
  • At least 2 years' experience in Quantity Surveying or Claim and Contract Management
  • UK driving licence
  • Experience with project commercials
  • Must be able to get to an office in Edinburgh, Inverness or Cambridge from time to time

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • £40,000 - £45,000 salary
  • Private healthcare
  • 33 days holiday inc. BH
  • Company pension and further benefits

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02393 910108 and ask to speak to Tim Norford who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!