Graduate Opportunity

2022 Graduate Cost Consultancy - Property

Bristol or Exeter. Multiple vacancies.

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The Role 

Quantity surveyors working in a consultancy capacity are often referred to as private quantity surveyors (PQS) whose role can be defined under multiple job titles such as Cost Consultant or Cost Manager.   

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As a graduate cost consultant you will be assisting senior cost consultants with a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Estimating and producing cost plans in Causeway CATO
  • Checking costs
  • Conducting valuations
  • Analysing final accounts
  • Measurement exercises, including the preparation of schedules of quantities for building element
  • Drafting procurement documentation, monthly reports and tender reports
  • Supporting the tender process
  • Assisting with variations and change control processes
  • Attending client meetings.  

Professional Qualification Routes  

Mace’s Cost Consultancy team provides extensive training and support for graduates including RICS workshops, leading to professional RICS qualification. 

Minimum Requirements 

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate STEM degree (expected or obtained). Candidates must be studying an RICS accredited degree.
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications).
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.

Additionally you will need

  • An understanding of the project life cycle and the roles and responsibilities of project teams
  • Ability to adapt and add value to different teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A drive to deliver results
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload.

Benefits

  • 22 days' of holiday, plus two ‘Mace Days’ to support work-life balance, bank holidays and December holiday shut down.
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Reimbursement of professional subscriptions and membership fees
  • Season ticket loan

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