Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Quantity Surveyor

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The Graduate Programme

Graduates are placed on a structured 24 months’ development programme covering the whole project lifecycle from start to end.

Objective: Ensuring that the participating graduates are comfortable with Ardmore’s commercial processes by providing them with continuous on-the-job training, seminars and generally helping them to gain a better understanding of these processes.

Graduates will also be expected to take part in a rotational programme, encouraging graduates to work with other important cogs of our business. These will include Project Management, Civil Engineering, Pre-Construction and Design amongst others.

Outcome: Successful completion of the programme will help participants to achieve QS status.


  • Every graduate will have a tailored programme
  • You will undertake quarterly reviews every 3 months is to be held with the attendance of the HOD, Graduate and L&D Manager
  • Graduates will have access to other technical seminars and professional qualifications including RICS

Professional Development: Ardmore will support your professional development by encouraging you to apply for your chartership with RICS, and offering you a wide variety of work and projects in order to gain experience required to achieve this. You will be supported by an internal RICS mentor and chancellor.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Comply with and help promote the Health and Safety policy;
  • Compliance with all company procedures and protocols;
  • Assist the commercial department in the delivery of confirmed project tasks and goals;
  • Provide appropriate assistance with the procurement of Sub-Contract; Consultant and Supply only work packages;
  • Measurement/take off building materials quantities, produce schedules and preparation of bills of quantities for use in the procurement process;
  • Record keeping and filing;
  • Assist in the evaluation of payments to be made to Sub-Contractors, Consultants and Suppliers;
  • Prepare and co-ordinate labour only payments;
  • Where appropriate and requested attend and take minutes of meetings;
  • Integrate and liaise with the site team.


  • Min 2:1 BSc in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management Quantity Surveying
  • Proficient use of MS Office
  • CSCS card
  • Previous experience on site advantageous (work placement / summer placements)

In addition, you will–

  • Have a good understanding of team dynamics and will support people in the team to achieve shared goals
  • Be self-confident and articulate, with strong negotiating and influencing skills, and ability to build rapport both internally and externally
  • Be resilient and work successfully under pressure
  • Be self-disciplined, and organised with well-developed time management skills.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • London
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Quantity Surveying

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