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Graduate Cost Manager 2024 - Bristol

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Pick Everard

19d ago

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  • The ideal candidate for the Graduate Cost Manager position in Bristol should possess a degree in Cost Management/Quantity Surveying or a related subject, have relevant PC skills, a keen interest in the construction industry, and a desire to achieve chartership. They should also have a professional and compassionate attitude, be a team player with good communication skills, and be able to work to deadlines and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • The Graduate Cost Manager at Pick Everard in Bristol will assist with cost estimates, tender documents, and valuations, as well as attend meetings, provide QS input, and ensure compliance with health and safety requirements. This role also involves general administration support for quantity surveying duties.

Graduate Job

Construction & SurveyingBristol


  • We are looking for Graduates to join our team in Bristol, but will still consider your application if you are located in a commutable distance. 
  • You will be working on a range of projects across different sectors such as commercial, residential, schools, hospitals; offering you variety and challenge very early on in your career. In everything you do you will be supported by a team with extensive experience in the industry who are keen to share their knowledge. 
  • Our Early Careers Development Scheme is a two year programme in which we will support your development in becoming a successful professional within the industry. You will receive structured support with chartership, technical training and professional membership from our internal mentors as you work towards achieving your professional accreditation. Our mentors come with a wealth of knowledge and experience, therefore providing you with the best support in your chosen career path. 


  • Achieved a degree of 2:1 or above (desirable) in Cost Management/Quantity Surveying or a related subject
  • Relevant PC skills (Microsoft Office) with ability to develop technical skills
  • Interest in construction and desire to work and progress within the industry.
  • Looking to work towards achieving chartership
  • A professional and compassionate attitude
  • A team player and inquisitive nature
  • Able to follow instructions and work proactively
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and manage time with multiple tasks

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying


  • Assist in the preparation of Cost Estimates, cost plans and tender documents.
  • Carrying out arithmetical checks of calculations.
  • Assisting in preparation of interim valuations of construction work for review by senior staff, including arithmetical checking
  • Assisting with the general support in the cost management and financial reporting of construction projects under direction of senior staff
  • Attend meetings to assist in providing QS input, review project progress and present project data.
  • General administration assistance in connection with Quantity Surveying duties.
  • Responsible for ensuring that they understand and comply with all Health & Safety requirements, practices and procedures


Work type

Full time

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You will receive an attractive salary that will match your skills and experience, as well as the following benefits:

  • Structured Graduate Programme 
  • Hybrid working
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • Healthcare cashplan
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Childcare benefits
  • Enhanced Adoption & Shared Parental Leave benefits
  • Long service awards – including enhanced annual leave and vouchers
  • Annual Being PickEverard awards
  • Staff Discount Scheme
  • Spot Rewards
  • Professional subscriptions 
  • Season ticket loan or car loan at senior level
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support and Employee Assistance Programme