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Graduate Quantity Surveyors - 2024 starts - Belfast

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22d ago

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  • You need a 2:1 degree in Quantity Surveying, RICS accreditation preferred. Strong decision-making, communication, teamwork, and organization skills are essential for success in this role. Embrace deadlines and support your team to achieve common goals.
  • You will assist in cost management tasks including cost planning, procurement, valuations, financial reporting, and change control procedures for various projects. Opportunity to see projects from inception to completion on site.

Graduate Job

Architecture & Urban PlanningBelfast


  • We have a number of opportunities across the UK&I for Quantity Surveying graduates to work within our cost management teams, to help provide construction cost management services to our clients in the UK, Ireland and around the world.
  • AECOM provides Cost Management services to Clients in both the public and private sector, and to organisations in all areas of the Construction Industry including:
  • Commercial – new build, refurbishment and fit out for major property developers.
  • Manufacturing, Industrial and Automotive facilities
  • Education establishments including schools, academies ,colleges and universities.
  • Health and Science – for leading edge health authorities and research organisations
  • Residential developments for major developers
  • Leisure and Culture projects such as theatres, concerts halls and museums
  • Infrastructure schemes, including large scale rail, highways, and water projects.
  • Graduates will have the opportunity to work on local projects, as well as to interact with teams based across the UK and potentially further afield.
  • You will have the opportunity to be involved in all stages of a project; from initial project definition and brief, cost planning, through to procurement, construction and building use. You will work with a wide variety of clients and designers including some very high-profile names. We believe that doing the work itself gives the best opportunity to learn, so you can expect to be given responsibility, and will need to be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team, all whilst receiving the guidance and support to allow you to develop.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (min 2:1 or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying (preferably RICS accredited)
  • Skills:
  • Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication
  • Proactive and driven approach to work and promoting success
  • Ability to working in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives.
  • Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers
  • Good organization skills: ability to manage multiple tasks and willingness to ask for help when needed, as well as support other members of the team

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning


  • The Cost Management role we offer can be varied and is dependent on the Client, sector and project. The role is generally split in to pre and post contract duties, which can include:
  • Pre-Contract:
  • Cost modelling and cost planning
  • Benchmarking
  • Value and Risk Analysis
  • Attending design team meetings
  • Procurement tasks and managing tender processes
  • Compilation of contract documentation
  • Post Contract:
  • Attendance at site progress meetings
  • Completion of Valuations
  • Financial reporting
  • Due Diligence reporting
  • Review and management of change control procedures.
  • A Quantity Surveying Graduate at AECOM will have the opportunity to assist in all of the above tasks and see projects from inception to completion on site.

Application process

  • Please include a covering letter with your application and provide all predicted and/or obtained academic grades.
  • You must have permanent right to work in the UK as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position.


Work type

Full time

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