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Quantity Surveying Management Graduate programme

Our Commercial teams play a vital role in the construction/ engineering of our projects. As well as working closely with our production site teams to ensure a quality project is financially viable, they build relationships with our supply chain and safeguard our commercial position.

You will be expected to engage in on the job training in key elements of construction, including for example estimating, cost planning, health and safety, contracts and production.

As a member of the Commercial team your overall responsibilities will include:

  • Safeguarding our contractual position relating to progress of the project, design responsibility and our legal obligations to sub-contractors regarding payments
  • Providing sound contractual, commercial and financial updates to key stakeholders, including the preparation of reports
  • Developing good relationships with our clients, designers, sub-contractors and suppliers through dealing fairly and professionally in all financial and contractual matters

Some of the specific tasks you may undertake are:

  • Assisting the Site and Project Surveyors in the preparation of internal/external valuations, measurements/take offs, payment notices and final account notices
  • Developing a basic awareness of the sub contract procurement process
  • Assisting the project team with measurement and valuation
  • Administrating contract records and preparing sub contract and material orders
  • Assisting the project team in the preparation of tender reconciliations

We accept graduates with/expecting at least a 2:1 in any degree and a minimum of a grade B (or 5) in Maths and English GCSE.

We recruit on a first come first serve basis. This means the earlier you submit your application the more chance you have of securing a position on one of our programmes.

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