Trainee/ Graduate Quantity Surveyor
Exciting Career Opportunity - Trainee/ Graduate Quantity Surveyor
As a result of our continued growth, we now have a superb new role to join us based at our Leeds or Retford depot
Are you commercially aware and do you have sound knowledge of Quantity Surveying? Are persistence and determination on your list of personal attributes? Can you build and foster excellent working relationships? Are you highly motivated and able to adapt quickly and efficiently to ever-changing situations?
If you are up for a challenge and are hungry to carve out a progressive career, then you can play a key role within Britain's leading Traffic Management company. This truly is a great time to join us. In return we will offer you a highly competitive salary package, relevant training, pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata equivalent) and other great additional incentives.
About our company:
Chevron TM specialises in the provision of temporary traffic management services throughout the UK, providing physical and digital traffic controls to ensure that works are carried out safely and workers and the general public are safe.
Managing traffic for organisations working within Utilities, Rail, High Speed Network, Local Authorities and Events we place huge emphasis on our performance and ability to deliver, meet and exceed our clients' expectations. We give expert support from the consultation and design phase, right through to work completion and sign-off.
We believe our employees are the best in our business. They are ambitious, hard-working, dedicated and are proud to work for Chevron TM. We are proud of them and the contribution they make to the success of our company to ensure that we are the UK's leading independent traffic management company.
About the role:
The Quantity Surveyor role is a key role within the Chevron business, assisting the senior management team in ensuring efficient contract delivery and exceeding the budgeted performance.
Working alongside other members of the commercial team your tasks will include; ensuring timely and accurate billings of works, ensuring contracts annual increase is applied on time, managing cost reports, creating in contract pricing and estimates, cash collection, submission and agreeing of final accounts and managing the early warning and compensation event process as per NEC or our clients contract terms.
Accuracy and efficiency are paramount, as reporting is key to the role. You will be involved in the month end cost reporting process, including the creation of accruals and journals as well as reviewing monthly accounts to identify key performance information and identifying areas for improvement and cost efficiency.
Predominantly based between our Leeds and Retford depot, a willingness to travel is also required as you may be expected to travel to various other of the groups sites.
A highly motivated and confident individual, you are commercially aware, logical, meticulous, and engaging in the way you work. You have great communication and negotiation skills both verbally and in writing and demonstrate the best in service and client care. You thrive working on your own initiative, solving problems and are a sound team player.
Qualifications & Skills:
- Proficient in the use of a PC and the Microsoft Office suite of software
- Sound working knowledge of excel
- Confident to work with a IT/Digital system led solution to commercial management.
- Previous demonstrable, experience in quantity surveying
- Ability to build new and existing relationships with Clients and suppliers
- Full UK Driving Licence
- Have a working knowledge of Temporary Traffic Management
- Understanding of management accounts and financial reporting processes
- Good understanding of the NEC form of contract