About The Role

Are you looking for an Apprenticeship opportunity within Quantity Surveyor / Cost Managementin an independent leading, global construction and management consultancy?  We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager to join our team in Birmingham to start in September 2023.

Gleeds team provide pre and post contract services to a wide range of clients within the following sectors: Education/ Universities, Retail, Rail, Hotel/Leisure, Commercial, Defence & Healthcare.

About this opportunity

Quantity Surveying/Cost Management - You will provide support to the Quantity Surveyors/Cost Manager in managing the cost allocation and budgets of construction projects. Responsibilities will range from early cost advice to settlement of the final account. These projects could include new builds, renovations, maintenance work and other client requirements.

Our Apprenticeship Programme will provide you with the opportunity to study and obtain a Chartered Surveyor Degree level 6 Apprenticeship, whilst gaining hands on experience.  

This includes on the job learning, mentorship, professional reviews, a dedicated development team and all the tools and support needed to be successful in your career!

You will follow the Level 6 Chartered Surveyor Apprenticeship Standard. This apprenticeship runs over five years and includes studying for a BSc in Quantity Surveying or Cost Management

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will work towards qualifying as a Chartered Member (MRICS) of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). 

About You

Who we’re looking for:

  • You will have five GCSEs, grades A*-C including Maths and English (grade 4) and above or equivalent
  • Three A Levels at grade B or above, or equivalent e.g., BTEQ level 3 grades DDM this must be obtained by August 2023.
  • Right to live and work in the UK.
  •  Clear and effective communication skills - both oral and written.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to quickly adapt to changes.
  • Sound problem solving, negotiating, financial management and numeracy skills.
  • Good ICT skills, with a high level of proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

As a Gleeds team member, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Structured professional and personal development through our Apprenticeship Development Programme
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and the option to purchase additional days
  • Highly competitive salary and the opportunity to increase this through continuous reviews
  • Volunteering opportunities to engage with your local community or charitable organisations
  • Employee Assistance Programme to ensure your health and personal well-being comes first
  • Our global travel scholarship programme gives you the unique opportunity to gain global experience
  • Agile ways of working arrangements to ensure you have a healthy work-life balance 
  • Access to a health cash plan, which includes access to discounts on gym memberships, health products and experience days.

About Us

Be part of the extraordinary

Every day at Gleeds, we influence the way people around the world live, work and travel. Delivering on the world’s most iconic projects for globally renowned clients, our teams solve complex problems that shape the future of the built environment.

One of the qualities we value in people, is the ability to think creatively about the solutions we offer to clients. With 71 offices spanning the Americas, Europe, MENA and Asia Pacific our ability to innovate and improve is a product of the varied backgrounds and experience of our people. We welcome new perspectives and ideas.

Above all, we believe that quality relationships sit at the heart of good business. We strive to be the people that seek to understand and bring people together. Wherever we are in the world, our aspiration is to leave a positive legacy for people and local communities, whilst living and breathing our three core values:

  • We’re committed to our clients and our people
  • We’re creative and realistic
  • We combine professionalism with personality

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications regardless of age, disability, marital status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, or gender.

We recognise the importance of work/life balance and agree flexible working arrangements to suit each individual.

Gleeds is a Great Place to Work certified employer.

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