2017 UK Graduate Quantity Surveyor Scheme - Mott MacDonald

Salary: competitive plus benefits
Location: South West, London, East Midlands, Wales, North West, Warrington, Bristol, Cardiff, Chester
Start date: Jul-2017
Sectors: Architecture & Construction, Engineering, Property

Job Profile

We're a global management, engineering and development consultancy focused on guiding our clients through many of the planet's most intricate challenges. We're committed to making a positive contribution to the well-being of our staff and the environment, communities and market places in which we operate.

Our award-winning graduate programme will give you the experience and technical knowledge you are looking for to develop your skills. You will join our accredited professional development scheme, which will enable you to gain chartered status with such as the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). You'll receive the training you need and will be assigned a chartered mentor, who will guide you to meet the objectives of your professional training agreement. Our unique upGRADe tool allows you to effectively track and plan your personal and professional development online.

You will enrol onto the Mott MacDonald Academy, a four- year development programme which runs alongside your professional development scheme. The programme introduces you to key business and commercial competencies, helping you to drive your career forward with Mott MacDonald.

We understand that every person's ambitions are unique to them therefore we have a vast library of e-learning courses available.

As well as all of that we also offer a competitive salary; biannual salary reviews for your first three years; contributory pension; flexible benefits scheme; and a variety of subsidised sports and social activities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

Our quantity surveyors accurately predict the capital cost of asset investment programmes and projects. When joining the scheme you will be working with an award winning team of quantity surveyors, cost management consultants and cost engineers. Our teams work throughout the whole project life cycle; and predict the financial impacts that property or infrastructure assets have on a client's business model -at a project's inception, during delivery, on completion and throughout the assets' life.

We work in variety of sectors including infrastructure, energy, education, healthcare, utilities, property and government.

As a graduate your role will be varied. You will be involved in the preparation of estimates and cost plans; valuations and financial statements. You will be responsible for creating monthly reports and standard documentation. You will help with preparing and analysing tender documentation. You will have exposure to contract reviews and settlement of construction.

Candidate Specification

We are looking for flexible and motivated graduates with a genuine passion for quantity surveying, and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To apply for this scheme you will have less than 12 months experience and have achieved, or are expected to achieve, a 2.2 or above in a quantity surveying or quantity surveying related degree.

You should be able to demonstrate your interest in project management through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:

• Methodical approach to problem solving

• Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.

• Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.

• Excellent written communication and attention to detail, and be able to demonstrate good report writing.

Application deadline is the 20 November 2016.