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Commercial Graduate



1mo ago

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • £28.5K

AI generated summary

  • You need a 2:2 degree in Construction Management or Quantity Surveying, a clean UK driving licence, flexibility to work in different UK offices, commitment to professional development, strong analytical skills, team player, and self-motivated.
  • You will support the Commercial team in managing contract changes, tender administration, supplier payments, data analysis, and financial reporting. Liaise with stakeholders, draft documents, and ensure milestone payments are achieved.


  • Minimum 2:2 Degree in a related discipline such as Construction Management or Quantity Surveying.
  • Available to join the programme in September 2024
  • A full, clean UK driving licence is essential.
  • Flexibility and willingness to rotate around other offices in the UK.
  • Wish to develop your skills both professional and personally with the drive to complete professional qualification with the RICS
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, and problem-solving skills
  • Effective interpersonal and team working capability, combined with excellent communication, written and presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to plan and manage your own time and activities


  • Working with Commercial team to assist in the following activities:
  • Deliver Change Management in accordance with the Contract ensuring timescales are met by all relevant stakeholders.
  • Assist in the tender management and administration of Billable Works
  • Review and agreement of minor contract variations for project works, and Billable Works using NHF or 3 quotes.
  • Management and resolution of queries submitted by Supply Chain regarding pricing.
  • Help guide the business target areas of improvement by data gathering, reporting and record keeping
  • Maintain commercial control to enable planned milestone payments are achieved.
  • Analysis of trends using the NHF schedule of rates, work types, patterns or trends to highlight areas of risk or opportunity.
  • Manage supplier payments in line with contractual and company policy.
  • Attend meetings, provide reports and liaise with all stakeholders on commercial matters.
  • Draft contract instructions/ Early Warning Notices/ Minutes/ Notices/letters
  • Process of valuation and Payment Notices, Purchase Orders, basic financial reporting methods and cost capture
  • Assist Commercial & Risk Manager in monitoring and presenting monthly cost reports as required to high level of accuracy


What kind of opportunities are available for commercial graduates in this role?

Our Commercial Graduate programme offers opportunities to work on complex projects in the Facilities and Estate Management sector, providing exposure to a variety of projects and client accounts.

What kind of skills and training will I receive as a commercial graduate?

As a commercial graduate, you will receive training and development opportunities to enhance your skills in data analytics, intelligent management, performance optimization, cost minimization, and risk management in secure environments such as Education, Law Courts, and Higher Education Colleges.

What kind of impact can I make as a commercial graduate in this role?

As a commercial graduate in our Complex Facilities business, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact by helping our clients optimize their assets through data analytics and intelligent management, ultimately maximizing performance, minimizing cost, and managing risk across Scotland and England's operational estate.

What is the focus of the Commercial Graduate programme in this role?

The focus of the Commercial Graduate programme is to provide you with the necessary skills and experience to kickstart your career in Facilities and Estate Management, with exposure to a range of projects and client accounts within the industry.

We manage infrastructure & public services across the UK.

Engineering & Construction
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

We are a leading provider of full life-cycle engineering, operations and decarbonisation solutions, for transport infrastructure and complex facilities. Our purpose is delivering sustainable infrastructure, enhancing life, protecting our shared future. We combine exceptional expertise in Consulting & Design, Advisory & Analytics, Transport Infrastructure and Complex Facilities to design, manage, and maintain clients’ assets throughout their lifetime. Our leading data and analytics solutions enable us to create transformative solutions that strengthen resilience and drive sustainable improvements. Our people are driven by a set of strong values, that focus on safety, insight, and collaboration.