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As lockdown restrictions ease and we start to consider travelling again, the future of cross-Channel operator Eurostar remains uncertain.
Eurostar is seeking financial support from the UK Government, citing higher access charges here as a reason.
The French Government has pledged to provide support for the operator, while £200 million has been provided by one of its shareholders, Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Hermes Infrastructure.
Registered in the UK and supporting 3,000 jobs either with the business or in the supply chain, the company is, however, 55% owned by SNCF (French state rail), 40% by CDPQ/Hermes and 5% by SNCB (Belgian state railways).
So: Should the UK Government provide financial assistance to Eurostar?

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Quantity Surveyor - Rail & Civils

  • Job added:   28 January 2020
  • Salary:   £48000 - £60000/annum negotiable
  • Location:   Stowmarket, Suffolk
  • County:   Suffolk
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   211606935
  • Company:   CV-Library
My client, a leading rail and civils contractor who work across the UK, are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their business and assist with the commercial side of their business due to being awarded the CP6 Network Rail Route Buildings & Civils Frameworks in Anglia Route.
Applicants must have experience of Network Rail's commercial systems (both Frameworks are managed via NR4/Monitor).

You will need to have demonstrable experience of good production of monthly reports utilising the CVR process to achieve a strong financial return in line with expectation and ensuring that the commercial teams give both the respective project managers and the programme commercial manager the correct timely advice and financial performance.

As the Quantity Surveyor you will also be involved with the general duties such as managed sub-contractors, variations monthly and reports and possibly managing junior members of staff.

To be suitable for the position you must have;

* Experience in a similar role
* Good understanding of the NEC contract
* Rail / Civils Experience
* RICS accredited

This opportunity comes with a competitive salary with some amazing benefits along with a very excited and growing team in the business where they are always looking to progress strong hard-working surveyors to the next level.

For more information please contact Jon Graham at Girling Jones on (phone number removed).

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