Graduate Quantity Surveyor (Full time)

From £35,000 to £40,800 per annum + benefits package
12 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
bpha is a major housing association operating between Oxford and Cambridge, based in Bedford. We are a leading provider and developer of affordable homes – for rent, sheltered, residential care and shared ownership. We own around 17,500 homes, employ 340 people, and have an annual turnover of over £100 million. In this role you will assist the internal team of Quantity Surveyors/Contract Administrators/Employer’s Agent who provide a Professional Pre & Post Contract Administration service on behalf of bpha or external clients. We are passionate about providing excellent customer service; if you are too then this could be the opportunity for you. Key responsibilities · Working with colleagues to ensure that projects are designed, constructed and completed in accordance with Clients requirements, to cost, quality and within required timescales · Working with colleagues to ensure smooth & timely handover of new properties and the associated documentation. · Assist in managing the Contractors, Consultants, Clerk Of Works and Colleagues on site · To provide advice and assist Clients with regard to alternative forms of procurement About you · Aspiring to become a Chartered Quantity Surveyor or equivalent, already being a student member of the RICS and committed to complying with the CPD/LLL requirements. · Good understanding of Building and Planning Regulations · Understanding of CDM Regulations and the Party Wall Act · Understanding of Development Managers HCA funding requirements and knowledge of Construction techniques · Numerate with excellent communication and negotiation skills Benefits · Generous annual leave starting at 28 days, rising to 33 days after five years, plus an allowance for public holidays · Free private medical insurance · Contributory salary sacrifice pension scheme, up to a maximum of 10% of your salary · Discretionary annual bonus scheme · Free life assurance cover · Childcare voucher scheme · Access to a confidential employee assistance programme · Discounted gym membership For further information and to apply online please click 'Apply for this Job' This job was originally posted as