GRAHAM Academy - Commercial Management

Job Reference : GA-COM-AUG17
Closing Date :
Salary : Competitive
Department : Graduates / Student Placements / Apprentices
Hours Per week : Not Specified

GRAHAM ACADEMY – COMMERICAL MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW

People who work in Commercial Management are called Quantity Surveyors. GRAHAM Construction operates throughout the UK and Ireland. We pride ourselves in delivering value for money and innovative solutions for our clients.

Quantity Surveying at GRAHAM Construction is a highly varied role involving all divisions of the business from Building to Civils and Interior Fit Out.

As a forward thinking organisation, GRAHAM are actively involved in new energy markets such as wind, energy from waste, biomass and hydro, as well as the nuclear decommissioning market.


What does a Quantity Surveyor do?

A Quantity Surveyor makes sure that the financial position of construction projects are accurately reported and controlled effectively. They manage the contractual relationships between the various parties involved in any particular project.

A Quantity Surveyor will
• Check and process sub-contract payments for work completed
• Ensure that Subcontractors are not charging for work that wasn’t completed
• Produce schedules of what materials etc. are needed to complete a project so that these can be ‘bought’ from sub-contractors
• Prepare and manage the accounts for projects
• Liaise with those onsite to obtain site records and reconciling these against works claimed
• Agree changes with Client’s commercial team
• Deal with all legal contracts and their clauses for a project

 

GRAHAM ROUTES TO BECOMING A QUANTITY SURVEYOR

GRADUATES

We offer a two year programme which focuses on developing your technical and interpersonal skills. In addition, a structured, mentored training programme, aligned to a recognised professional qualification, will set you on the pathway to chartership. Through early responsibility you’ll learn quickly on challenging projects with the opportunity for fast track career advancement.

Applications are now open for our 2018 intake and close on 31st December 2017. If you are interested in applying please click on the below ‘Apply for Job’ link.

If you have any questions please contact a member of our HR team on 02892 689500.

INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENTS

Our industrial placements can last from 3-12 months, dependent on your college/university curriculum.   On your placement you will be given the support, guidance and experience which will lay the foundations for a great future in Commercial Management. This includes a structured learning programme and experience in a variety of Commercial Management environments.  Show us what you can do and your placement could lead to a company scholarship award and an offer of employment when you graduate.

Applications are now open for our 2018 intake and close on 31st December 2017. If you are interested in applying please click on the below ‘Apply for Job’ link.

If you have any questions please contact a member of our HR team on 02892 689500.

TECHNICAL APPRENTICESHIPS

Technical apprenticeships are available at a number of entry points from GCSE, A Level or BTEC awards.

In general all technical apprenticeship levels include paid work experience with off the job learning at a college/university on a day release basis.  Technical apprentices develop on the job skills and gain wide-ranging construction knowledge and can naturally progress through the levels towards degree achievement.  Our structured technical apprenticeship programmes will also be your first step towards membership of a professional body which can lead to rewarding careers within Commercial Management.

Applications are normally open between April and June. However some vacancies may still be available for a September start. If you are interested in applying or registering interest please click on the below ‘Apply for Job’ link.

If you have any questions please contact a member of our HR team on 02892 689500.

SUMMER PLACEMENT

Our work experience placements are a great starting point for a successful future at GRAHAM Construction. It’s an exciting opportunity to experience the world of work and get a real insight into a Commercial Management role.

Applications are now open for our 2018 intake and close on 31st December 2017. If you are interested in applying please click on the below ‘Apply for Job’ link.

If you have any questions please contact a member of our HR team on 02892 689500.