Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Location UK-London
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/23/2017 6:28 PM)
Cost Management/Estimating


Cumming Corporation is the fastest-growing Project and Cost Management consultancy in the United States and we have recently expanded our offices to London through the acquisition of GB Fitzsimon. We are looking forward to growing our services in the London market and are looking for a Junior Quantity Surveyor to join our team. In addition to our office in London, we have 26 offices in the United States and are continuing to grow on a global basis.  
In this role, you will be a member of our highly reputable Quantity Surveying team. The QS team delivers solutions to clients in the areas of Conceptual Estimating, Budget Development, Cost Planning, Feasibility Studies, Value Management, Economic Forecasting, BOQ Preparation, Cost Reporting, Final Accounting, Tax Analysis, Life Cycle Costing, and more. We encourage you to research us to learn more about our outstanding reputation within this sector.

We’re looking for talent to join our London office as we continue to grow. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or a Quantity Surveyor getting started in the industry that would be interested in joining our London office with the intent to transition to our team in the United States in a year. We have opportunities in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. We are looking for a motivated individual who is looking to grow their experience with a dynamic team and to gain international experience!


As a Quantity Surveyor, you will support the team, assisting with responsibilities for end to end service delivery, often with respect to large or complex commissions. 
Quantity Surveying/Cost Management, to include:

  • Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports;
  • Applying Value Management techniques at the outset of a project;
  • Managing estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan;
  • Managing the procurement process, ensuring that all stages including pre-qualification, enquiry, analysis, selection and contract preparation are performed effectively;
  • Ensuring that cost checking and valuation work is managed effectively;
  • Ensuring the production of monthly post-contract cost reports and presenting them to the client;
  • Value engineering and life cycle costing;
  • Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed;
  • Interface with clients and other consultants at all project stages.


  • Must hold a minimum class 2.1 Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying or Cost Management
  • 1-3 years' of quantity surveying or cost management experience
  • Ability to interact extremely well with many different client types


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CUMMING is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified Team Members without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.


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