Quantity Surveying Graduate Programme Birmingham 2024
Our Project Management/Cost Consulting team are industry leading experts with an excellent reputation in delivering projects within all sectors of the built environment. Recognising the value in establishing and sustaining long term relationships being customer focused in all areas of our practice. We are passionate about delivering success. With an enviable client list and the scale and diversity of projects that only a multi-disciplinary consultancy can offer, we can provide unparalleled opportunities to showcase your talents and truly develop your career.
RPS, A Tetra Tech company
Representing an exciting new chapter in our business, on 24 January 2023 RPS became a Tetra Tech company. With 27,000 employees in more than 550 offices in more than 120 countries on seven continents, Tetra Tech is a leading, global provider of consulting and engineering services. As a Tetra Tech company, RPS is proud to offer our people market-leading development and project opportunities, helping to solve some of the world’s most complex problems.
We are looking for Graduates to join our Quantity Surveying/Cost Consulting programme. By joining us, you will be part of a leading global multi-disciplinary consultancy. We specialise in all areas of the built and natural environment, shaping the future of our environmental, social and economic landscapes
We’re RPS, our projects are all around you. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Our people are our success. We need people who share our passion on solving the problems that matter. And where you’ll be supported every step of the way. Here is where you come to build a career.
What you’ll be doing
You will be working with a strong team of highly knowledgeable consultants giving you the opportunity to develop your skill set and progress your career. You’ll be trained in providing support and assistance across a range of projects and technical areas. You will provide consultancy advice to our clients, contributing towards the success of the team through the effective delivery of project and ensuring development of key client relationships.
Who we’re looking for
To be considered for our graduate programme you will need to be on course for achieving a relevant degree on one of the following subjects, MSc/PgDip or BSc in Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, Construction Cost Management or Project Management.
We encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. We need a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas to positively shape the impacts of our clients’ projects. We are looking out for people who take opportunities, those who are keen to learn and develop, intelligent risk takers who are not scared to try new things, and who adapt and move quickly.
What’s in it for you?
At RPS we work as one team to achieve exceptional outcomes, and joining the Graduate Scheme is no different. From early on in your career you’ll have exposure to sustainable projects. Building the foundations of a consultancy career by growing skills, knowledge, and behaviours; and building experience and achievements into real expertise.
We’re an accredited training provider – from entry level to master’s degree level professional qualifications in leadership & management and executive coaching & mentoring, we support learning and development for everyone.
A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go.
We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.
As part of the selection process, it is mandatory to upload a CV and Covering Letter as we will not process your application without one. In your covering letter we want to know why you are interested in RPS and the discipline you are applying against. We would also like to know a little about you as an individual. Our application process ends in January 2024.
What happens next?
If this opportunity suits your career journey, we’d love to hear from you.
If successful in the screening process you will then be invited to attend an assessment centre. The assessment centre will be an opportunity to spend time with your recruiter and other applicants being considered for the role. This is your chance to show us your best in a series of activities as well as an opportunity for you to learn more about RPS.
As part of the assessment centre, you will have an Interview. This will be an opportunity to meet the team who you could be working with. This interview will be the opportunity for you to showcase your relevant skills and suitability for the role, but also to ask any questions on how the teamwork and what to expect in the role day to day.
We know we develop better solutions together
That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do. For us to live our purpose of creating shared value and to deliver on our promise to ‘make complex easy’ – for us and for our clients, we continue to build a culture where different working styles and experiences can thrive to achieve exceptional results.
We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with Inclusive Employers. We’re also proud to support reservists and their families, having signed the Armed Forces Covenant. An inclusive culture enables our people to do things differently, working in ways to suit them while delivering their best for RPS. That’s why we’ve created working groups as true inclusion is a journey that involves learning, collaboration, and engagement.
Please let us know if you require any adjustments during the interview process, we can then make reasonable changes to support you in performing to the best of your ability.