Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Location City of London
Discipline: Quantity Surveying
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Contact name: Madeline Cooling

Contact email: madelinecooling@aldwychconsulting.com
Job ref: BBBH2482_1717583322
Published: 14 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Graduate Quantity Surveyor
Are you a bright Quantity Surveying graduate looking to develop your career within an exciting and growing construction consultancy based in London? As part of a global company, you will be working as a Graduate Quantity Surveyor with an exciting range of clients within the commercial, industrial leisure, retail, healthcare, education and arts and culture.
As a key member of the professional Cost Management team, you will be providing valuable construction cost management services to clients, responsible for cost planning and management throughout the life cycle of a project:

  • Cost planning and management

  • Carbon budgeting

  • Risk management

  • Lifecycle costing and carbon analysis

  • Budget monitoring

  • Dispute advice

  • Procurement advice

  • Profitability and efficiency planning

  • Cost and carbon value engineering

You will be provided with the training, mentoring and support you need as a Graduate Quantity Surveyor to thrive on your journey to Chartered Status with The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).


Graduate Quantity Surveyor Duties:

  • Assist in accurately measuring and quantifying construction works.

  • Provide support in preparing tender documentation.

  • Assist in tracking project costs, maintaining cost records, and monitoring expenditures against the approved budget.

  • Support in the preparation and maintenance of contract documents.

  • Assist in generating cost reports, financial forecasts, and cost-to-complete assessments, helping senior surveyors analyse project financial data.

  • Participate in identifying potential cost-related risks and contribute to developing strategies to mitigate them.

  • Develop proficiency in take-off and cost estimating software (e.g., CostX, Kreo) and assist in utilising them for measurement and cost calculation processes.

  • Learn and apply knowledge of various construction contract types, such as JCT, NEC, and FIDIC, to assist in contract management.

  • Actively seek opportunities for professional growth, attend training, and stay updated with industry best practices and standards.

Graduate Quantity Surveyor Requirements

  • A 2:1 or above in a relevant Quantity Surveying undergraduate or Masters degree (predicted)

  • Appropriate work experience that demonstrates a proactive approach and exposure to technical skills.

  • You will have integrity and a broad range of interests, who can solve problems and thrive under pressure.

  • Strong numerical ability with excellent IT skills

  • Great communication skills

  • Strong persuasion and influencing skills

  • The ability to work in a team

  • Confidence and drive

  • A UK driving licence

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.