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Faithful+Gould - Quantity Surveying Graduate Scheme (2018)

Do you want to work on some of the most prestigious, innovative and demanding construction challenges around the globe? From the world’s tallest hotel and giant petrochemical plants to London’s Heathrow Airport and the Freedom Tower in New York? Do you want to work for a company whose success is built on hiring, training, developing and retaining the very best people?  Do you have the drive to keep on learning and achieve professional status?

As one of the world’s leading project and programme management consultancies, our cutting-edge independent advice and support enables our clients to turn bold ideas into reality and deliver their most important projects and programmes. You can help us lead the way as a quantity surveyor!

You’ll be motivated with a positive attitude and enjoy working with others, sometimes directly at client sites, sometimes from our offices, and always seeking to be forward thinking and going the extra mile to help us maintain our excellent performance.

Does this sound like you? In which case, please read on - we’d love you to apply!

Faithful+Gould, who we are

We are a worldwide integrated project and programme management consultancy. Wherever in the world, we support clients with the construction and management of their key assets, important projects and programmes. High profile projects we have worked on include the World Trade Center site and ITER and our clients include such companies as GSK, EDF, Nike, Michelin, Rolls Royce, Intel, Exxon and Coca-Cola Co.

With a turnover in excess of £230 million we employ over 2,300 passionate and experienced professionals operating from a network of more than 50 offices throughout Asia Pacific, UK and Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.

We are a member of the Atkins Group, one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies.

What you’ll be doing

At Faithful+Gould, we’re a really diverse business, a business full of people who want to make a positive difference. You will be joining a talented workforce who really make a difference to the communities in which we live and operate, our client’s projects, and the careers of our talented workforce. Our graduates are the next generation of that workforce – they’re our future experts, and Faithful+Gould is committed to providing training and development to ensure that they, like all Faithful+Gould staff, have the best opportunity to fulfil their potential.

You can either join us as a property Quantity Surveyor or Infrastructure team or our QS Property teams.

Both industries provide focus on adding value to our clients’ construction journey through expert cost advice and construction technical knowledge. 

If you join one of our Quantity Surveyors property teams you will enjoy exposure on a wide variety of schemes, in all sectors, including new university campuses, office towers, commercial office developments, refurbishment of listed buildings and museums, large residential scheme, theme parks, the list is endless!  You will learn to guide design teams, ensuring projects are designed within our clients’ budget and you will work with contractors, on site, managing construction costs for our clients.  Along the way you gain excellent experience to enable you to pass your APC confidently not just making you a Chartered Surveyor but making you excellent at your job. You will learn to be confident, a good communicator, problem solving and will develop your mathematical ability and business acumen.  You will be given the opportunity to grow, with a wide variety of projects to work on with an experienced, high performing qualified team, to learn from.

Our Infrastructure Quantity Surveyor team, enables you to work on some of the most prestigious Civil Engineering projects in the UK, influencing the way we live and shape the Built Environment.  Our highly regarded Infrastructure team has a significant Client base across multiple sectors, working for Clients such as TFL, Network Rail, Highways England, EDF Energy, Thame Water and Gatwick Airport to name just a few. 

As a Quantity Surveyor in Infrastructure you will have the exciting opportunity to take responsibility for a vast array of projects ranging between £1m - £100m+.  This will involve spending time in the office or out on the Clients site, ensuring that Client projects are delivered on time, budget and to the specification.  Tasks can range from providing Clients with strategic cost advice at project conception, to guiding Clients through procurement routes and administering contracts of major value on their behalf. 

At F+G, you will join a highly motivated, knowledgeable and dynamic team that will ensure that you receive the right training and development opportunities required to achieve your Chartership, which will open up doors around the world as an internationally recognised professional standard.

Where you’ll be based

South West- Swansea
South East – Cambridge, Epsom, London and Tunbridge Wells
South East – London (Infrastructure)

Who we’ re looking for

You’ll be a talented graduate with a 2.2 degree or above in quantity surveying or a degree in any subject for those who can demonstrate commercial or technical acumen. We’ll sponsor your MSc on a day release basis if you don’t have a degree in a relevant subject.

You’ll have ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills and achieve professional status (RICS).  With a passion for working in a consultancy environment, you’ll want to work with customers and with teams who deliver to their customers and you’ll be adaptable and happy to cope with uncertainty.  Communication and team-working will be your key skills as well as having the ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions.

Rewards & Benefits

If you join us you will be working on some of the most prestigious, innovative and demanding construction challenges around the globe, helping us to turn bold ideas into reality. You will have opportunities to work closely with clients, spending time within their organisations and taking learning from some of the most experienced surveyors and project managers in the industry. Our 3-year flexible graduate scheme promises to give you the support you need to develop your technical, commercial and consultancy skills. Some of our benefits, to name a few, include;

  • A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join – paid within the first month
  • Continuous support and mentoring to achieve chartered status with your chosen institution, funded by Atkins.  With a chartership bonus of £2,500 once complete.
  • A robust career development plan, including a library of core learning modules and on the job technical training.
  • APC coaching and industry exposure
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the option to buy up to 15 additional days per year
  • 2 volunteer days per year for you to use for a cause that matters to you
  • Assigned graduate buddy upon joining & a strong graduate network across all locations
  • Various annual events, such as our 2-day graduate induction, ski trips, away weekends, team building activities.

For a full list of our benefits, please click here

Application Process

Our deadline for applications is Monday 18th December 2017. Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

For further details on our recruitment process please click here.

Please note to secure an offer in the business area you have selected you will be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of employment will be subject to security clearance being granted

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