The Graduate Role at BTP


BTP Group offer 2-4 Graduate/Placement positions on a yearly basis.

We are a medium sized QS practice based in Central London who pride ourselves on providing a personal experience for graduates and trainees.

We have a friendly and supportive network due to regular intake of graduates.

We believe in home growing our surveyors, and as such, aim to provide a breadth of practical experience of the role of a QS.

Our structured programme will give you exposure and experience in the following skills:

Placement

Graduate- all as placement, plus

Exposure to clients, design teams, contractors

Monthly meetings with supervisor to discuss APC competencies

Preparation of Estimates, Cost Plans, etc.

Workload tailored to meeting APC competencies

Tendering Process and Analysis

In-house weekly CPD training

Cost Reports /Valuations/Final Accounts

Guidance and support with Critical Analysis

Exposure to whole project timeline through various projects where   appropriate

Mock Interviews with qualified APC Chairman/assessors

Rotation to experience range of industry sectors

 Competitive Salary

 

By the end of a year’s placement, you will have experienced most aspects of a job from inception to completion. You will have had input at all levels, including attending meetings with clients, visiting building sites, preparing estimates, cost plans and valuations. Most of our graduates return to permanent job offers following their placement.

Suitable candidates will require the following

  •  To be confident and eager to learn
  • To maintain high standards and meticulous attention to detail, as indicated by the presentation of your CV and cover letter
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • To be a proactive learner and be prepared to take ownership of jobs as appropriate
  • Highly motivated, well equipped and organised
  • To be able to work independently and also as part of a team

 

As an employer, we offer

  • A broad range of project exposure across our sectors, including luxury housing, hotels, care homes, student accommodation
  • Hands on experience, working directly with senior staff and Directors
  • Tailored induction programme, 1-1 support, and guidance
  • APC training, with benefit of experienced RICS assessors to steer you through the process
  • Regular in-house training for APC and career progression
  • Regular social, sports and team building opportunities within a great team

 

If you are interested in a position within our team, please forward a copy of your CV to cathyparish@btpgroup.com

We are aware of the pressure that students are under during their degree courses and whilst job/placement hunting, and therefore our intention is to guide you through the process as quickly as possible. In order to facilitate this, we may hold Skype interviews but would aim to stay in regular contact and inform you of our decision by mid-December 2016.