Commercial Degree Apprentice Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire/Leicestershire

Eurovia Group Ltd.
Albion House, Springfield Road, Horsham, RH12 2RW
£18,500.00 - £19,000.00 annually
14 Apr 2021
08 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
At Eurovia Contracting North we require a degree apprentice to support the Commercial and Operational teams by providing effective commercial and contractual advice and support. This role shall mainly cover construction sites across Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire/Leicestershire.

During your apprenticeship your responsibilities will include:
  • Developing an understanding of the procurement process to realise best value whilst maintain quality and safety standards
  • Drafting of subcontracts including attending pre-award meetings with potential supply chain partners
  • Develop relationships with supply chain partners and Clients
  • Assisting the project teams with measurement, take offs and valuations of subcontract works
  • Assist the project team with the preparation of applications for payment
  • Assisting the project teams with the management of costs through Early Contractor Involvement and the construction phase of the project
  • Assisting with project change management and drafting of Compensation Event Quotations for review by the project team prior to submission to the Client
  • Building a detailed understanding of main and subcontractors in order that the risk to Eurovia may be effectively managed
  • Forensic reviews of records to support the Commercial Team with any potential disputes
  • Collecting evidence of delays an undertaking cause and effect analysis
  • Analysis of delay impact programme and drafting associated narratives
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of the Company Accounting systems to facilitate analysis of project costs
  • Embrace new technologies in order that the commercial role develops within an ever changing environment
  • Proactively support community engagement
  • Proactively support environmentally sustainable operational and business improvements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The following skills are desired, but not essential:
  • An interest in construction and construction law
  • Excellent numeracy and IT skills
  • Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Enjoy a challenge & have good problem-solving skills
  • Organised & the ability to multi-task
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Driving licence (as may be required to travel to different sites)

Personal qualities

  • Work with integrity
  • Work with versatility
  • Work with openness
  • Be Resilient within your role

Desired qualifications

As NTU standard entry requirements shown below: Full UK driving licence.
Applicants for this course will need to meet the standard BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management FT/SW entry qualifications.
  • A-levels -BBC; or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma -DMM; or
  • 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and
  • GCSEs -English and maths grade C/4 or equivalent

Applicants applying without A-levels will have their qualifications assessed for subject compatibility.

All successful applicants must meet the criteria for Apprentices set by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA).

Future prospects

We are looking for a long-term relationship with our apprentices and we have a long-term career structure in mind, whereby we see the apprentice developing into senior roles within our business. With this in mind, in addition to Quantity Surveying we will provide our apprentices with exposure to general management and business development activities.

Things to consider

This role will predominately be based on site (within the site office), which will give excellent opportunities to gain practical knowledge of civil engineering projects.

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