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Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Consulting

Birmingham, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.


SYSTRA are looking to expand our Signature Team in the UK, working on high profile infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and HS2, we are building on our 50 years of success in the UK by growing our team and looking for passionate people to deliver projects across our portfolio.

We are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Commercial team in Birmingham, by recruiting a Graduate Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Graduate Quantity Surveyor to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.

Main Duties

Working in collaboration with our management team, designers and contract partners, the Graduate Quantity Surveyor will be involved in a variety of tasks such as:

  • Timely submission of Applications and Early Warning Notices
  • Cost Data Management and analysis
  • Maintaining good relationships with all external parties to enhance the reputation of the company
  • Working on large multi-disciplinary rail projects.
  • Build relationships with the various Work Package Managers to ensure that they are actively engaged with management of project variations
  • Working closely with the Commercial and Project Controls Team ensuring that change is managed efficiently and that variations are correctly captured in the Cost Management system.
  • An organised approach to support record keeping
  • Attend Work Package Reviews
  • Extensive use of Microsoft Products amongst other project communication software as required


Educational Requirements


  • Working towards Membership of RICS/CICES (Desirable)
  • Degree level qualification in an applicable field i.e. Commercial Management / Quantity surveying / business management / finance / law / construction management / project management



  • Understanding of multi-disciplinary co-ordination across major infrastructure projects and global design teams.
  • Experienced in using Microsoft software, with excellent excel skills


In return we offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.


Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.



Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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