Graduate Quantity Surveyor Development Programme Cambridgeshire 2024

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DEADLINE 28th December 2023
Cambridgeshire

Are you ready to kickstart your career in a team where you can make a difference?

As a Graduate Quantity Surveyor with Skanska, you will play an important role in assisting with procurement, estimating, subcontract management and change management to deliver complex rail, highway, utilities or building projects. delivering complex rail, highway, utilities, or geotechnical projects.

Your first project will be the A428 where we are upgrading the route between the Black Cat roundabout and Caxton Gibbet. A new 10 mile dual carriageway will connect the Black Cat roundabout and Caxton Gibbet roundabout. The scheme will provide quicker, safer and more reliable journeys.

What you’ll do

  • Help minimise the costs of a project to ensure profitability and risk mitigation
  • Build relationships and negotiate with trade contractors and client representatives
  • Support the preparation and completion of site measurement and records, day work sheets, labour and plant returns
  • Procure trade contract packages, including completing detailed tender analysis and preparation of tender and contract documents
  • Assist with the procurement of sub-contract packages
  • Work within the projects commercial team and have responsibility in measuring and quantifying works for cost plan validation, completing interim and final account valuations
  • Prepare contractual documents including preparing scopes and sub-contract warranties
  • Other commercial tasks depending on project needs

Who you are

  • You are in your final year of achieving a degree in Quantity Surveying accredited by the RICS, or have recently graduated
  • Enthusiastic about learning, personal and professional growth
  • You have good attention to detail
  • You have a strong interest in sustainability and making a positive impact
  • You work collaboratively towards shared goals and targets

We would expect you to have a driving licence or work towards obtaining one within your first year or working with us.

What we offer

  • Clear learning and development opportunities to prepare you for a successful and happy career
  • Professional and social networking events
  • Project management and leadership development
  • Support to achieve your chosen professional accreditation and expenses paid for annual professional membership
  • Employee led networks - these include: Womxn’s, Ability, Pride, O.N.E (Origins Nationality Ethnicity, Military and Mental Health networks.
  • An array of retail, dining, well-being and travel discounts through My Rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 28 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Multiple salary reviews throughout the graduate programme
  • You would be joining a mental health aware organisation where we offer wellbeing support through our employee assistance programme; mental health ambassador network awareness discussions and wellbeing initiatives
  • Opportunities to find an area of our business in which you thrive and are passionate about.

Skanska graduate programme

The two-year graduate programme provides a pathway to develop a complete skill set, developing both technical and interpersonal skills. The programme includes interesting courses and on-the-job learning.

As part of the graduate programme, teams will embark on digitalisation and social value projects. These projects provide exposure to graduates and senior colleagues in the company and build a strong professional network whilst improving the business.

Applications closing date: 15th November 2023, however, we encourage you to apply as soon as you can, as we assess applications on a rolling basis.

How do you apply?

  • Upload your CV
  • Online assessments
  • Video interview (motivational)
  • Assessment Centre
  • Programme start date: September 2024

If you are a gen Z talent with a passion for innovation, sustainability and desire to shape the future, we look forward to your application!

About Skanska

Skanska Group uses knowledge and foresight to shape the way people live, work and connect. More than 135 years in the making, we are one of the world’s largest development and construction companies. We create innovative and sustainable solutions that support healthy living beyond our lifetime. Established in the UK in 2000, Skanska has more than 3,300 local experts delivering projects across sectors including real estate, defence, education, highways, rail and water.

Equal opportunities

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender identity or expression, age, religion, sexual orientation and any other protected characteristic – we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and high-performing teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.

DEADLINE 28th December 2023