Graduate Quantity Surveyor

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1231367781-2
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Hays
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Apprentice Pay: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Construction, Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Graduate Project/Quantity Surveyor Cambridge Consultancy £30,000 - £40,000 DOE

Your new company
Hays is delighted to be working exclusively in partnership with a highly regarded and innovative cost management consultancy, also regarded as the 'go to' employer in Cambridge. Due to impressive growth, this cost management consultancy is now looking for an enthusiastic Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join their team.
If you're looking for an employer who will value you, listen to you, and support you in achieving your career ambitions, then this is the role for you.

Your new role
As the new graduate, you will work on some of the leading, award-winning, projects in East Anglia. These will be across Industrial, Education, Office, Research and Life Science, Healthcare, Leisure and independent schools, up to the value of £500m.
You will help deliver all aspects of Cost Management Consultancy and work in collaboration with your colleagues to provide a 1st class service. You will be supported to develop your skillset, share ideas and help drive the success of the business.
In addition, there will be a requirement to carry out peer review and report writing exercises on behalf of clients to critically review processes and projects completed by others.

What you'll need to succeed
Degree Qualified - BSc or MSc - in Quantity Surveying / Cost Management.
Working towards becoming Professionally Qualified - ideally Chartered Quantity Surveying Status with the RICS, CIOB or other equivalent institution.
Experience in a consulting environment providing a range of CM services including Pre-Contract Estimating; Procurement; Contract Administration, Cost Reporting and Final Account resolution.
Passionate about delivering high quality consulting services to clients.
Basic understanding of JCT and NEC standard forms of contract.
Basic understanding regarding cost, value and risk, not just cost in isolation.
Excellent IT Skills.
Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills.
Willingness to challenge in a positive and engaging manner.
Understanding of a variety of project types/sizes/sectors.
Ability to manage relationships effectively, identifying and resolving issues at the earliest possible opportunity.
Ability to work under own initiative where appropriate working closely with the Directors in the delivery of some of our projects.
Keen to work as part of a team and to progress career development.
Supporter of social and CSR activities, promoting a positive and enjoyable workplace.

What you'll get in return
In return, not only will you join a very highly regarded consultancy and work on the BEST projects in the East, you will also be joining the 'go-to' employer in Cambridge. You will be joining a lovely team of first-class Quantity Surveyors with a wealth of expertise, who host summer BBQs, Christmas parties and regular socials.
As part of your package you will receive a competitive salary, dependent on experience, between £30,000 - £40,000, plus benefits and a discretionary quarterly bonus based on company performance - there is no limit to what can be achieved.
You will have a true hybrid and flexible working policy where you can work from home or in the office as much as you like.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Isobel Colville on .
If you know someone who would be interested, please contact me to refer them. If they secure the role, you will receive £250 in vouchers.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.