Graduate Opportunity

Graduate - Estimating and Commercial

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About Amey Investments

Amey are the people behind the public services you use every day – from roads, railways and schools to waste disposal, airports or the energy and water you use in your home; nearly every person in the UK will benefit from at least one Amey service each day.
The dedicated Investments team drive our Government and Utilities clients to make and set up, really smart innovative solutions to meet the needs of UKs infrastructure today and seek to address the introduction of technology and innovation in the 21st century. This can involve working with our Business teams to identify interesting acquisition and joint venture
opportunities which can help transform our business to seeking and developing solutions in new markets/ sectors. The team has primary responsible for providing all resources to Amey for bidding from a commercial, estimating, work winning, funding, financing and investment management perspective.

When you join Amey Investments you are joining a team like no other in the industry. The Investments Team has a range of specialist knowledge rarely found in a single business unit‐ we combine the skills of lawyers, estimators, financial modellers, commercial managers,estimators, bankers, graphic designers, bid production and bid winning. Any individual
joining the Investments team will thrive on the variety of work, individually tailored training and contribute to the collective team spirit across the range of our responsibilities to get involved in whatever needs to be done to deliver our goals. No day is the same and theroles are challenging, high profile and key to the success in delivering Amey’s growth plans.

We already have around 20 existing joint venture companies established to deliver large PFI/PPP projects. We manage and report on those joint venture project entities for Amey and its various co‐investors, which include DIF Infrastructure, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Equitix, and Dalmore Capital, protecting and enhancing shareholder value in
the underlying assets and driving high investment returns.

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Grow your career at Amey

The Amey Graduate Development Programme

Our two-year Graduate Development Programme starts you on a journey to develop your career in a challenging, dynamic and supportive work environment. We’ll give you a real role from day one, so you’ll get invaluable experience and exposure working on varied and exciting projects for a large, diverse and ambitious organisation.

We want graduates who excel in their subject and who’ll bring talent, drive and fresh thinking to help propel our business forward. In return, we’ll provide you with all the support you need to achieve your career goals, because we want you to be successful and grow your career with us.

The Opportunity

Sitting as part of our Investments Division, our Pre‐contract Commercial and Estimating Team (PCC&E) provide pre‐contract commercial and estimating support on bidding opportunities across all of the Amey Group. We have a team of talented professionals with multi‐sector experience who have supported Amey on some of their biggest projects.
We are looking to appoint a Commercial and Estimating Graduate.

The main purpose of this role will be to:

  • Assist with the commercial evaluation of tender documentation on specific bids
  • Assist and support the estimating process on specific bids.
  • Assist with the implementation of pricing strategy
  • Assist with the risk management on specific bids
  • Participate in tender review processes
  • Prepare analytical reports to support the wider PCC&E team on bid work
  • Implement contract feedback into future bids
  • To develop effective working relationships with the Amey business units
  • Development of tender metrics from opportunities and lessons learnt workshops
  • Support the PCC&E team in regard to managing bid pipelines and future planning.

To assist the PCC&E Team in carrying out their normal commercial and pricing duties, in complying with the Amey Values, and in ensuring high success rate.

What are we looking for?

  • Degree qualified in a RICS accredited degree in Commercial Management, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Economics or construction related degree
  • A valid UK driving licence desirable but not essential
  • Confident and professional in dealing with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Communicating Effectively – both in writing and orally
  • Competent in intermediate computer skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products especially Excel and Word is

About Amey

We place great value on all our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package as well as supporting all graduates to gain a professional qualification through a Professional Institution. We’ll give you first class mentoring and guidance, from the industry experts you’ll be working closely with.

Over two years, you’ll cover personal development, business skills and business improvement techniques. You’ll also have the chance to meet your peers and senior management from across the UK at the annual graduate conference. We’ll pay you a competitive starting salary, and if you perform well, we’ll give you a pay rise every six months whilst on the graduate programme. At the end of the programme you can expect to progress into the next level of your chosen career.

Amey is an equal opportunities employer.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Oxford and Birmingham
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Town & Transport Planning
  • Transport

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