Graduate Quantity Surveyor Exeter 2024

We are looking to strengthen our Commercial team with a Graduate Quantity Surveyor based in Exeter within our South West Water Region.

The role

You will report directly to the Commercial Manager and your role will be to support the commercial team by providing assistance in the following;

  • Administrating our contracts and issuing the correct contractual notices
  • Producing integrated cost forecasts for projects
  • Managing commercial issues related to withheld, disputed or disallowed costs
  • Assisting with resolution of disputes and learning negotiation strategies
  • Assisting with subcontract preparation following procurement
  • Assessing interim and final accounts
  • Pricing additional and varied works

We know our continuing success and development depends on yours, so we go all the way when it comes to providing you the support you need throughout your Graduate Programme and beyond.

You can expect the following

  • A committed and structured three-year Graduate Programme.
  • A mentor dedicated to you to support and guide your development.
  • A structured training plan providing you with experience in all areas of our business.
  • A competitive structured salary increase scheme.
  • Multiple country-wide networking opportunities with the other graduates in your intake.
  • Opportunity to work on diverse projects where you can make a real difference to the world we live in.
  • Practical, on the job training within your team of industry experts.
  • Responsibility for your own achievements.
  • The tools and support you need to realise your ambitions including achieving professional status with the relevant professional institution
  • Take up opportunities for placements in other areas of the business.

About you

  • Preferably a degree in Quantity Surveying but we will consider other RICS accredited degrees (minimum 2.2)
  • Successful candidates will need to be flexible and willing to spend time in other offices. This is to gain a full understanding of new projects and different clients, which will provide fresh experiences and support your development.
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal are essential, and you must be able to work well within a team and independently. You will be self – motivated, flexible and reliable with good problem-solving skills.
  • You will also have a strong client service focus and excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task. Excellent computer skills and a good understanding of Microsoft Office are essential.
  • Candidates will also need to have a full UK driving license or have the ability to make their own way to our sites and offices.

About us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build provider working in the water sector. With over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, supporting six long-term water sector frameworks and two recently won frameworks, operating both as a sole contractor but also in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential, creating opportunity by inviting, embracing, and celebrating difference, our goal as an employer is to motivate, and develop our employees. By fostering a diverse range of talents and perspectives we ensure we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed. Embracing diversity of all kinds enables us to provide a work environment and culture that plays a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills.

As signatories to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant, we have made a promise to support our forces, working with the CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind, a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace. We don’t just tick boxes; we live these values every day.

What MWH offer

Packages include:

  • A competitive salary
  • Hybrid Working (Jobs needs dependent)
  • Car/car allowance (Jobs needs dependent)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, Kids Pass etc
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