Graduate Opportunity

Cost Consulting Graduate Programme - Belfast - 2021

(September Start date)

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Be challenged, be supported



We’re a business built on pushing boundaries and our future will be defined by the mindsets of our people.

That’s why we need who can understand and appreciate how they fit into the bigger picture. We’re looking for talented individuals who take inspiration from everywhere - every person and every interaction.

We want people who treat every moment as an opportunity to learn.


So, if you’re looking to build a career that can transform your world, Arcadis is the perfect place for you.

Arcadis - in our own words

Arcadis has been named by the Sunday Times as one of the UK’s Top 25 Big Companies to work for. With winners assessed across a variety of factors including workplace engagement, leadership, staff well-being, development opportunities, company culture and values, Arcadis’ entry into this prestigious annual list sets it apart as truly going the extra mile to create a thriving workplace environment.

About the Programme


Being a consultant is about understanding how you fit into the bigger picture.

Working in a diverse team of consultants you’ll be cultivating a deep understanding of our sectors building long-term relationships with clients and colleagues and finding ways to improve ways in which we work. You’ll be responsible for your own deliverables, liaising with clients and given every opportunity to build your skillsets.

If you are interested in our Cost Consulting roles which have a technical bias, you will also be involved in:

  • Rotational programme through sectors and service lines.
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports following site inspections providing recommendations on compliance.
  • Assisting in the preparation of pricing documents in accordance with methods of measurement, preparation of tender and contract documentation.
  • Undertake measurement and estimating or cost plans and post contract cost reporting
  • Attend site meetings and provide progress updates, including undertaking interim payments as per the contract mechanisms.
  • Provide regular cost reports to client and all negotiations to do with final accounts.

Training

You’ll benefit from structured training, mentoring, plus funding and support for accreditations relevant to your programme, as well as the assistance you need to develop and succeed.

Qualifications


To be considered for this programme you will need to be able to demonstrate an interest in Cost Consulting and the built and natural environment and on course for achieving a 2:1 in your degree or equivalent. We need a mix of perspectives and skills so there’s no typical degree we’d need you to have, but we are looking out for people who:

  • Possess a growth mindset
  • Confident and able to influence others
  • Resilient
  • Innovative and creative
  • Agile thinkers
  • Those who share our passion to ‘improve quality of life’.
  • Keen to learn and develop further skills
  • Analytical
  • Relevant work experience through internships would be advantageous
  • Willing to travel and stay away from home
  • Excited about being part of a new programme

Why Arcadis?

At Arcadis, you’ll have the opportunity to build the career that’s right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a ‘people first’ business, it’s why we’ll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday scheme.

We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

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