Graduate Cost Manager

Reference number:98

Date posted: 08 August 2019

Closing date: 30 September 2019

Locations: Cambridge

Job post based at: Gleeds Cost Management - Cambridge

Disciplines: Cost Management / Quantity Surveying

Joining us

Be part of the extraordinary

Every day at Gleeds, we influence the way people around the world live, work and travel. Delivering on the world’s most iconic projects for globally renowned clients, our teams solve complex problems that shape the future of the built environment.

One of the qualities we value in people, is the ability to think creatively about the solutions we offer to clients. With 71 offices spanning the Americas, Europe, MENA and Asia Pacific our ability to innovate and improve is a product of the varied backgrounds and experience of our people. We welcome new perspectives and ideas.

Above all, we believe that quality relationships sit at the heart of good business. We strive to be the people that seek to understand and bring people together. Wherever we are in the world, our aspiration is to leave a positive legacy for people and local communities.

About this opportunity

The Cambridge office specialises in high quality projects with a focus in the following sectors: Higher Education (including projects for the University of Cambridge and it`s Colleges, Hi-tech, pharmaceutical, science and research projects on the science and business parks of the "Cambridge Cluster Arts and Heritage projects throughout East Anglia and farther afield.

Recently we have secured exciting projects with award winning architects and internationally recognised clients, and we require additional graduates to support on these and other projects. Supporting our senior management team on all aspects of the cost management service on our projects, including; preparation of estimates, general commercial and procurement advice, preparation of tender documentation, tender analysis, and post contract cost management. Support will be provided by Gleeds to prepare you to take more responsibility on projects as your career progresses.

All graduates will be enrolled on our Graduate Training Programme and supported to attain RICS chartered status. We have an industry leading APC programme with a high pass rate, in house and technical training will also be provided.

As a Gleeds team member, you will have access to:

Opportunities to develop and grow your career as a training, learning and development professional

23 days holiday plus option to purchase additional days through the holiday purchase scheme

A contributory pension scheme

Employee Assistance Programme

Our global travel scholarship programme

Flexible working arrangements

Who we’re looking for

You will have degree qualifications. Either you will have attained a BSc (Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying / Cost Management on an RICS accredited course or have completed a first degree in a relevant subject and be prepared to undertake a post graduate conversion course.

Ideally candidates will have some experience of work in a construction related environment.

You will need to be able to demonstrate high levels of numeracy and have relevant IT skills have a positive attitude, an ability to communicate, and attention to detail are vital skills. You will be able to work on your own initiative and to prioritise your work efficiently.

We are an equal opportunties employer and welcome applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender).

We recognise the importance of work/life balance and agree flexible working arrangements to suit each individual.

Gleeds is a gold standard investor in people employer.

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