Apply to join our QS Graduate Scheme for 2016

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Apply to join our QS Graduate Scheme for 2016

MPGQS are involved in many projects in London and Middle East including:

Crossrail – one of the world’s largest programmes of transport

HILTON Hotel – Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah Financial City

Selfridges, London

We are looking for graduates who want to become Chartered Quantity Surveyors.

Scheme overview

For us, many aspects of quantity surveying involves estimating project costs, procurement considerations to ensure successful project delivery, tender document preparation, and financially controlling projects once they make it to site.

We are look for recruits with:

Degree discipline RICS-accredited quantity surveying course where the QS options have been selected, or a RICS-accredited quantity surveying, postgraduate diploma

Degree classification Minimum 2:1

Scheme duration 2 years

Salary £20,000 to £26,000

Benefits Find out more about the role’s benefits after application

Closing date The deadline for applications is 4 January 2016. However, graduates are recruited on a rolling basis so we strongly encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment

As well as meeting our academic requirements, we’re also interested in you as a person. We’re looking for candidates who can:

work on site where necessary
demonstrate high standards of written and verbal communication

show good analytical, problem solving and inductive reasoning skills

embrace change

collaborate with colleagues, share information and knowledge

focus strongly on internal and external customers

show a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

use your own initiative, seeking out new opportunities for learning, career progression and challenges

identify project goals and work towards them

demonstrate a structured and methodical approach to tasks, identifying priorities and setting deadlines

Joining us

While on our graduate training scheme your placements will be structured to ensure that you receive the experience necessary to meet your RICS APC log book requirements. Each placement will support your personal development needs, and may include:

construction processes for engineering projects, internally and externally

contract administration

the preparation of cost estimates advising on construction, planning, regulations and standards

design processes from conception to implementation

risk management

Dispute resolution


health and safety
You’ll be contracted to work a minimum 45 hour week, although any placement in an operational environment may involve varied hours, including weekend working and shifts, dependent on your role. Office-based placements will generally involve working during usual office hours.
Further education & studies

During and after the graduate scheme you’ll be supported in gaining professional membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) through a variety of mediums, including:

RICS-accredited training courses
In-house development schemes

Preparation for APC interviews and mentoring

There might also be an opportunity to receive funding to study for further academic/professional qualifications.

Please write to us at and tell us why you would like to join us and arrange an interview.

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