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