Vacancy - Graduate Cost Manager

ETL is a multi-disciplinary consultancy, transforming the environment for the public and private sectors. Our team of experts have a deep knowledge of health and life sciences. We specialise in providing advisory and delivery of services including healthcare strategy + planning, property services, sustainability and programme, project and cost management services, tapping into a wealth of experience to address our clients' challenges. We exist to help our clients to improve the performance of their environments, so they perform better and are financially sustainable.

ETL are seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious Graduate Quantity Surveyor with a proven academic record to join our Cost Management team and to work on a wide range of commissions from small complex projects through to large new builds. You will be supported by a dynamic close-knit team of experts.

Skills required

  • Ideally educated to (or working towards) a degree or equivalent level in Quantity Surveying or a related field
  • Familiar with the construction industry and ideally (but not essential) have relevant work placement experience
  • Self-motivated with a desire to develop your career and become a Chartered Quantity Surveyor
  • Able to work under direction but also to use your own initiative when required
  • A confident individual and be comfortable performing client-facing duties
  • Commercially aware, logical thinker, who works efficiently and accurately to high standards


  • Assisting in the cost management of projects through the entire project lifecycle
  • Preparation of estimates, cost models and cost plans
  • Preparation of tender documentation including bills of quantities and contract documentation
  • Construction phase cost management includes attending site meetings, negotiating and agreeing on variations with the contractor and preparing the monthly cost report to the client
  • Undertaking monthly assessments for payment
  • Agreement of final account

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