Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveying, Project Management, Finance.

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. We have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both as MWH Treatment and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

Our Graduate Programme
We have a structured programme which creates a balance of gaining the right experience, exposure and education.

At MWH Treatment we create opportunity by inviting, embracing and celebrating difference. Our goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop our employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

Embracing diversity of all kinds enables MWH Treatment to provide a work environment and culture that play a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills. 

Living these values and committing to diversity and inclusion supports and enhances our employees and acts as a key differentiator in the market.

We are signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant in making a promise to support our forces. We are working with CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind which is a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace.

About The Role

We are looking to strengthen our Commercial team with a Graduate Quantity Surveyor based in Bournemouth within our South West Water Region.

You will report directly to the Commercial Manager and your role will be to support the commercial team by providing assistance in the following;

  • Administrating our contracts and issuing the correct contractual notices
  • Producing integrated cost forecasts for projects
  • Managing commercial issues related to withheld, disputed or disallowed costs
  • Assisting with resolution of disputes and learning negotiation strategies
  • Assisting with subcontract preparation following procurement
  • Assessing interim and final accounts
  • Pricing additional and varied works

We know our continuing success and development depends on yours, so we go all the way when it comes to providing you the support you need throughout your Graduate Programme and beyond. You can expect the following;

  • A committed and structured three-year Graduate Programme.
  • A mentor dedicated to you to support and guide your development.
  • A structured training plan providing you with experience in all areas of our business.
  • A competitive structured salary increase scheme.
  • Multiple country-wide networking opportunities with the other graduates in your intake.
  • Opportunity to work on diverse projects where you can make a real difference to the world we live in.
  • Practical, on the job training within your team of industry experts.
  • Responsibility for your own achievements.
  • The tools and support you need to realise your ambitions including achieving professional status with the relevant professional institution
  • Take up opportunities for placements in other areas of the business.

About You

Qualifications

  • Preferably a degree in Quantity Surveying but we will consider other RICS accredited degrees (minimum 2.2)
  • Successful candidates will need to be flexible and willing to spend time in other offices. This is to gain a full understanding of new projects and different clients, which will provide fresh experiences and support your development.
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal are essential, and you must be able to work well within a team and independently. You will be self – motivated, flexible and reliable with good problem-solving skills.
  • You will also have a strong client service focus and excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task. Excellent computer skills and a good understanding of Microsoft Office are essential.
    Candidates will also need to have a full UK driving license or have the ability to make their own way to our sites and offices.

What MWH offer

Along with of structured learning and development throughout your graduate scheme and beyond, MWH also offer a variety of benefits, such as;

  • 25 days' holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Private medical Insurance
  • Gym memberships
  • Technology salary sacrifice scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Scheme - free mental health support, financial advice
  • And many more benefits including Sports and Social club membership
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  • Deadline
    Ongoing
  • Starting
    September 2024
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
    Yes
  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    2:2 and above
  • Location
    Bournemouth
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Finance
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Water/Hydrology
Also Accepting...
  • Civil
  • Economics
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Maths
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