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We are now looking for enthusiastic Graduate Quantity Surveyors to join our 2024 development programme and help us shape the future.

As one of our Graduate Quantity Surveyors, you will play an important role in assisting with procurement, estimating, subcontract management and change management to deliver a multitude of projects both large and small across the midland’s healthcare portfolio.

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
  • Assist with the procurement of sub-contract packages, including completing detailed tender analysis e.g. reviewing the bill of quantities and preparation of tender documents
  • 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 subcontractor contracts and issuing orders
  • Commercial project reporting, including cash flow reporting
  • Agree variations and additional payments with subcontractors and the client and produce the associated documentation inline with the contract
  • Assist with pricing projects and maintenance costs
  • Work with the project management and construction team to create project scopes
  • 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

Skanska graduate programme

The 18 - 24 month 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.

About Skanska

Skanska, one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups, is an inclusive and responsible business that is helping to build a better society.

Drawing on our Scandinavian heritage, we are green, innovative, and progressive. We bring together people and technology, as part of our objective to make construction a safer and more collaborative industry.

At Skanska, we believe in our Purpose: we build for a better society. Through our Values of care for life, commit to customers, be better – together, and act ethically and transparently you will enable us to deliver our Purpose.

Programme start date: September 2024