Graduate Commercial Manager (Quantity Surveyor) – 2018 Graduate Programme (Construction Stream)
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Graduate Commercial Manager (Quantity Surveyor) – 2018 Graduate Programme (Construction Stream)

London · Manchester

Job description

Our Construction business has been continuously operating in the UK since 1885. Today we are an industry leader and have delivered some of the world’s most exciting and iconic buildings, including the London Olympic Village, Bluewater and Trafford Shopping Centres, Canary Wharf, The Lloyds Building, £2bn regeneration programme of Elephant & Castle, Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur & Sydney Opera House. We are known for our ability to deliver high-quality projects on time and on budget. And importantly, we are committed to operating Incident & Injury Free wherever we have a presence.

Join our Construction business and you will work on projects in a variety of sectors, including commercial, residential, retail and urban regeneration. As a Graduate Commercial Manager you will have responsibility for aspects of the contracts under which we operate. You will assist in controlling the payments we make to our contractors and the submissions for payments that we receive from our clients. Over the two years of the graduate programme you will not only develop a wide range of skills and experience across all stages of the construction process, you will also establish a network of colleagues that will stay with you as your career progresses. Construction is a team game and nothing beats the spirit created by working with a group of professional and highly motivated peers to deliver an outstanding outcome.

Company information

For over 50 years we have used our imagination to create the best places, state-of-the-art buildings, thriving communities and ingenious infrastructure solutions. Our journey has taken us across the globe, from Australia to Asia, the Americas and Europe. And along the way we have set new standards by challenging conventional thinking for the better. What makes us different is that we understand, and can deliver the whole process – or just part of it –from Investment to development to construction. But most importantly, with everything we do, we leave a positive sustainable legacy for future generations to enjoy.

Person requirements

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • The right to live and work in the UK.
  • A minimum 2:1 bachelor’s degree in real estate, estate management, engineering or economics.
  • A degree with a specialism in socio-economic, futures cities or smart cities’ will be encouraged.
  • Some relevant and demonstrable work experience.

Accepted degree subjects

economics · art and design · architecture · planning and surveying · business and management studies · mechanical engineering · engineering management · civil engineering and construction



private medical insurance, 25 days holiday plus four wellbeing days, an industry-leading pension and a flexible benefits scheme


London · Manchester

with potential placements elsewhere in the UK

Start date


How to apply

Number of vacancies: Eight

Applications for the United Kingdom Graduate Programme are now open.

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Closing date: 04/02/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 04/02/2018

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