Graduate Quantity Surveyor

NG Bailey

Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Salary Not Specified

NG Bailey, City of Westminster

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 1ea3143f5501420f8b8d79d929f3c9b2

Full Job Description

As a company, our track record in supporting early careers is exceptional, and our Graduate scheme represents a fantastic opportunity for you to unlock your full potential.
Our comprehensive two-year development program is designed to provide a diverse range of job experiences, on-the-job learning, and a personalised learning journey supported by your mentor, coach, and line manager. Within our business, you'll not only find the chance to advance and expand your career but also to cultivate a professional network with some of the industry's finest individuals. You'll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the business through a project in your first six months, participate in volunteering events, and contribute to a social value project.
The scheme encompasses a well-structured array of activities, development modules, work-based projects, and rotational placements across key business areas. These elements are strategically crafted to challenge and inspire participants, propelling them toward realizing their full potential.

Working on exciting projects, you will develop wide-ranging skills, knowledge and real-world experience. This will build your confidence, expertise and strategic acumen in leadership and commercial management.
Work under the guidance of an experienced Surveyor or Commercial Manager to assist with the implementation of best Commercial practices on projects, from tender stage through to the completion and final account settlement. Deliver improved commercial and financial performance to the Project. Supporting administrative functions by offering commercial input and ensuring that operational staff have assistance with quotations, measuring and work approval.
Key Deliverables

  • Risk Management - Review contract terms and conditions to identify any specific risk and opportunities this may place upon NG Bailey; assist with the agreed mitigation and enhancement.

  • Financial Management - Liase with the Project team and assist with the preparation of applications for payment with appropriate substantiation of both the level of contract works complete and variations. Ensure cash is received by NG Bailey in accordance with the contract. Assist with Cost Value Reconciliations. Manage supply chain costs. Measurement of works on site.

  • Subcontract management - assist with the production and administration of subcontract agreements including, but not limited to, assisting with payment notice procedures, instructing change and final account processes. Procurement of suppliers and sub-contractors.

  • Contract administration - review and understand the obligations of NG Bailey under the contract. Assist with the production of a commercial plan and monitoring our compliance with any such obligations, especially any that could cause a loss of entitlement when not complied with. Follow procedures for client work approval. Commercial and administrative involvement with Works Management System and other IT software. Involvement with PQQ and tender submissions. Produce quotations and pre-estimates. Manage data in Excel for large volumes of work.

  • Record keeping - assist in the production and maintenance of all necessary records in order to maximise NG Baileys contractual entitlements and justify our position. Follow procedures for client work approval.

  • Cost and value forecasting - assist with the monitoring and forecasting of cost and revenue throughout the project lifecycle and at completion. Assist with the production and distribution of accurate internal project reports. Value completed works and ensure measurement compliance with SOR's. Provide cash-flow forecasts.

  • Final account settlement - assist the project team with the preparation of both Ng Baileys final account with our customer and preparation/ review of supply chain final accounts. Including any substantiation required to improve the commercial or financial performance of the project. Post-audit of works commercially.

  • Change management - understand the contract change management procedures and assist with the identification and quantification of any changes to NG Bailey's contractual obligations; both upstream with our customer and downstream with our supply chain.

  • Stakeholder relations - maintain positive relationships with the project customer(s) through efficient delivery of objectives, with a view to optimising future opportunities. Effective communication with various levels of personnel on the framework, internal and external.

  • Develop your professional network to support you in your role and to support your development.

  • Build positive relationships with internal and external customers as required.

  • Identify and drive improvements where possible.

  • Keep a log of your activities and learning within each business area, positively feeding into your development, to ensure that each new rotation can be effectively developed and tailored to meet your individual development needs.

  • You will be responsible for managing your career and working towards professional accreditation.
    At the end of the graduate scheme, you will be able to deliver effective services, ensuring that services, or activities within your area of control, are able to be managed to time and budget, with services delivered safely, profitably and to client requirements.

  • 2.2 or above Degree in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or similar relevant discipline

  • GCSE English & Maths Grade 4 or equivalent/above

  • There will be a final stage assessment centre held on the 18th June. You must be available to attend this day.