Graduate QS

Exciting Career Opportunity - Graduate Quantity Surveyor

As a result of our continued growth, we are recruiting a superb new role and looking for a fantastic team member to join us as a Graduate QS supporting our business across the South West of the UK.

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Does working on the biggest motorway scheme in the country sound appealing? Are you looking to progress your career? Are you seeking a long-term opportunity where you can make a real difference on the day to day business? Are you confident, and driven and do you enjoy working in an environment with a strong team spirit?

If so, this truly is a great time to join us. In return we will offer you a highly competitive salary package, relevant training, pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata equivalent) and other great additional incentives.

About our company:

Established in 1979, Chevron is the UKs largest independent traffic management company. We provide complete safe working zone solutions across the nation, operating around the clock - 365 days a year. Specialising in the provision of temporary traffic management throughout England and Wales. We emphasize on our performance and ability to not only meet and deliver our clients expectations, but to exceed them. With an industry-leading safety record and numerous awards, we deploy more than 1000 directly employed members of staff and boast an extensive range of specialist vehicles from various locations throughout the UK. Our furthest Northern depot is in Newcastle and our furthest Southern depot is located in Exeter. We believe in offering our people the best possible opportunities, with extensive support to gain professional qualifications, and we go the extra mile to recognise and reward potential.

About the role:

Based on site with the Client, on the biggest Smart Motorway Scheme in the country, this truly is a great experience to broaden your knowledge and gain experience. You will receive training from and work alongside BBMJV. We will also support application through either ICES or RICS.

Reporting directly to the Regional Commercial Manager, the successful applicant will administer contracts, invoice, valuate projects, present data and work alongside finance for accurate month end reporting.

Your main roles and responsibilities are:

• Preparing estimates and quotations for a variety of clients
• Advising on contractual claims
• Reviewing contracts, identifying risk and opportunities
• Applying for annual increase in rates
• Raising applications and providing relevant back-up
• Cash collection and management of Aged Debt
• Providing timely reports to Senior Leadership Team
• Managing costs, assessing and passing for payment
• Procurement strategy input
• Inputting into budgets and forecasts for reporting
• Liaising with subcontractors and effectively assessing their invoices and applications for payment
• Managing change control (Compensation events, early warnings)
• Preparing and updating Earned Value Management Reports
• Preparing for and attending monthly Management Accounts meetings
• Providing information and evidence for KPI measurements
• Co-locate with the client and their Commercial team on a Smart Motorways Project, working closely with them to fulfil the requirements of the contract


About You:

A highly motivated and confident individual, you are commercially aware, logical, meticulous, and engaging in the way you work. You have great communication both verbally and in writing and demonstrate the best in service and client care. You thrive working on your own initiative, solving problems and are a sound team player. When not out on site you will be based from our Thatcham depot. Travel to our Head Office and our other UK depots will be required, so a valid UK driving licence, own transport, and a willingness to travel is essential.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

• Minimum of HNC qualification or suitable level of relevant experience
• Strong numeracy, reporting writing and presentation ability (cost & value)
• Strong Excel knowledge
• Commercially aware and financially astute
• Great communication skills and client care
• Ability to prioritise and manage several tasks or projects to deadline and/or budget
• Ability to use own initiative and work under direction when required


Desirable:

• Working knowledge of NEC3/4 Contracts
• RICS or ICES membership
• Traffic Management knowledge


If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity and would like to be part of the UKs leading Traffic Management company, then don't delay! send your CV and covering letter and apply today!

*Please note - due to high volumes of applications, previous applicants need not apply*

We are is committed to equality and diversity in the workplace.

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

Requirements

  • Excell, QS
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