Graduate Quanitity Surveyor

Up to £22000 per annum
23 Nov 2017
18 Dec 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This employer is an ambitious housing association which is committed to providing their customers with high quality, value for money services and continuing to develop energy efficient, sustainable and affordable housing. Their goal is to create places where everyone feels proud to live and they will build at least 500 new homes a year. They are one of the top 25 developing housing associations, employ around 350 staff and own or manage over 18 000 homes for people at all life stages. In 2016/17 they had an annual turnover of over GBP 120 million.

This employer is passionate about providing excellent customer service; if you are too this could be the opportunity for you. They are looking for an honours Graduate with at least a 2:2 who is interested in developing a career as a Quantity Surveyor. Aspiring to become a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, after a successful probation period you will be required to undertake a funded part time Postgraduate MSc course in Quantity Surveying which leads you towards the RICS APC. (Ideal entry period September 2018 over 2 years at a recognised University).

Key responsibilities

- Commitment to completing the RICS accredited Master's Degree in Quantity Surveying
- Commitment to completing the RICS assessment of Professional Competence
- Develop a good understanding of Building, Planning, CDM regulations, Party wall Act
- Develop a knowledge of Construction techniques
- Assist colleagues in all aspects or pre and post contract administration and stock data processing
- Working with colleagues to ensure that projects are designed, constructed and completed in accordance with Clients requirements, to cost, quality and within required timescales
- Working with colleagues to ensure smooth & timely handover of new properties and the associated documentation.
- Assist in managing the Contractors, Consultants, Clerk of Works and Colleagues on site and to process property data in specialist software systems.

About you

- Be numerate with excellent communication and negotiation skills
- Be able to demonstrate sound methodical and organisational skills able to prioritise workload
- Be flexible and able to be part of a team or work on your own
- Be able to access all areas of a construction site
- Clean driving licence and car available for work


- Generous annual leave starting at 28 days, rising to 33 days after five years, plus an allowance for public holidays
- Free private medical insurance
- Contributory salary sacrifice pension scheme, up to a maximum of 10% of your salary
- Free life assurance cover
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Access to a confidential employee assistance programme
- Discounted gym membership
- Car allowance

Please note that only applicants who complete the online application process on the employer's website will be considered for the position. Once you have uploaded your c.v. you will receive an email containing the link to the employer's website to complete their online application.

Closing date: Midnight 17/12/17

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