Quantity Surveyor and Commercial Management Internship
Job no: 495092
Work type: Fixed Term / Secondment
Categories: Engineer, Graduate, Procurement, Project Management
A one year, full-time internship, working as part of the Capital Delivery Commercial Management team in Welsh Water, based in Newport, South Wales.
We are looking for an individual working towards a BSc Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, possessing a high standard of mathematical, communication and presentation skills.
The key learning outcomes of a Quantity Surveyor internship with Welsh Water is the ability to transition from an awareness of to being a practitioner of key commercial activities including contract option choices, commercial strategy, valuation, commercial administration, change control and client management.
By operating as part of the commercial team, with delivery undertaken by internal delivery or alliance partners, the intern will be exposed to all aspects of commercial management.
This exposure will include:
- Processes that are undertaken to define a commercial strategy and tender negotiation.
- Commercial administration of subcontractors and supply chain.
- Construction process awareness
- Project Management cycle
- Budget Controls
- Monthly valuation
- Change control
- Final Account Processes
- Unit Cost Database management
Also, the opportunity to work within the Commercial Management team opens up potential opportunities in relation to our fantastic Graduate programme and/or future employment with the business.
As we enter into a competitive market for the skills and abilities of Quantity Surveyors, Welsh Water are committed to employing and retaining individuals who embrace our values and are up for the challenge.
In return for your passion and dedication you will be offered a salary of £18,500, 25 days annual leave and access to number of other benefits once you’ve been with us 6 months. You would need to organise your own travel and accommodation, if required, to fulfil the placement.
The start date is flexible but we would hope that the right individual would be available to start with us July 2019.
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