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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 Engineering

  • Job added:   4 August 2020
  • Salary:   £300 - £320/day
  • Location:   Manchester
  • County:   Greater Manchester
  • Job Type:   Contract
  • Reference:   212270943
  • Company:   CV-Library
Leading international project management and cost consultancy seeks a proven Quantity Surveyor with experience of working on rail projects for an initial 6 month contract based in Manchester. Given the Covid situation there will be flexiable working arrangements. This contract will see the successful candidate work on a variety of Network Rail projects. 

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

Providing accurate cost advice and reporting to our clients
Delivering projects, commissions and professional assignments
Assuming a leading role in setting objectives and priorities, working as a proactive team player
Maintaining effective communication to ensure all information is available for the successful completion of projects; liaising with other managers to ensure efficient financial control
Undertaking commercial management services with limited supervision
Delivering all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner
Acting as the day-to-day lead in the service delivery of cost management commissions from inception to completion
Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner; meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships
To be considered for the role candidates will ideally be degree qualified in a Quantity Surveying or construction related subject. You will have current or previous experience working on UK rail projects. 

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