Apprentice Cost Consultant

Recruiter
ARCADIS LLP
Location
Leicester
Salary
£315.38 per week
Posted
27 Feb 2017
Closes
31 Mar 2017
Ref
VAC001176805
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
April
Duration
Permanent
Looking to develop a career & ambitious to achieve your full potential, read on. You will work with industry experts, leaders in their field with an enormous breadth of knowledge. Ongoing professional development & coaching means you will be able to participate in programmes designed to grow your skill sets & take your career to new heights.

If you are looking for a role as an Apprentice Cost Consultant wishing to develop your career and you are ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on.

You will work with industry experts who are leaders in their field and have an enormous breadth of knowledge to share. At Arcadis ongoing professional development and coaching means that you will have the opportunity to participate in programmes designed to help you grow your skill sets and take your career to new heights.

Responsibilities:

  • To provide surveying & Cost management support in the delivery of projects and
  • assignments
  • To deliver elements of surveying assignments under the supervision of more senior members of staff
  • To be able to take a simple brief from a more senior member of staff and act upon it
  • To provide all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner
  • To provide general support to the team
  • Meet all the assessment requirements and expectations associated with your academic course of learning

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

  • Pension
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • High APC pass rate
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Generous Annual Leave, with option to purchase additional days
  • Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • To provide surveying & Cost management support in the delivery of projects and assignments
  • To deliver elements of surveying assignments under the supervision of more senior members of staff
  • To be able to take a simple brief from a more senior member of staff and act upon it
  • To provide all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner
  • To provide general support to the team
  • Meet all the assessment requirements and expectations associated with your academic course of learning
Personal qualities
  • An interest in construction & the built environment
  • Have a good head for numbers & enjoys working with IT
  • Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Enjoys a challenge & has good problem-solving skills
  • Organised & the ability to multi-task
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be a team player
Qualifications required

For standard entry applicants, must have obtained 96 UCAS tariff points (2017 Tariff) or 240 UCAS tariff points (2016 Tariff) or have an equivalent level of attainment through recognised qualifications not included in the UCAS Tariff.

Or...

Have completed an Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Technical through which a Construction and Built Environment Diploma with a minimum DD profile was obtained or through which a Construction and Built Environment Extended Diploma with a minimum MMM profile was obtained, or an equivalent qualification.

Or...

Have a current RICS Associate qualification (AssocRICS).

And...

Have GCSE Grade C or above in English and Mathematics (Grade 4 for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics as defined by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.

*Recognised qualifications having an equivalent level of attainment as those recognised by UCAS include: Higher National Certificate (HNC), Higher National Diploma (HND), professional qualifications from recognised institutions, certain armed forces qualifications and partially completed degrees.

Future prospects Upon completion of the BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and the structured workplace learning you will undertake the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence leading to registration with the RICS as a Chartered Surveyor.

Things to consider From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.