Van Elle Limited

Quantity Surveyor Apprentice


Van Elle Limited

Training Provider:

Nottingham Trent University

Annual wage £13,000.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm
duration: 5 years
start: 1 October 2019
Degree(level 6)
Chartered surveyor (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 August 2019 (application closing date)
This role involves contractual reviews, Quantity Surveying works & population of weekly turnovers. Forecasting, costing. Estimating support, attending meetings and commercial correspondence and maintaining commercial relationships with clients. Commercial Management of subcontractors.


This role involves:

  • Contractual reviews
  • Variation order pricing
  • Quantity Surveying works for all sites & population of weekly turnovers
  • Forecast for turnover, costing and cost to completion
  • WIP/CVR completion
  • Estimating support when providing tender
  • Raising EWN’s and NCR’s
  • Job GM comparison
  • Monitoring expenditure
  • Accounts support to divisional director
  • Attend any required pre-start & commercial meetings
  • All commercial correspondence to withheld money to principal contractors
  • Application & invoice creation
  • Maintain commercial relationships with clients
  • Commercial management of subcontractors

Future Prospects

Van Elle is committed to develop and train all its employees, equipping them with the necessary skills and competence to perform their duties and to enable them to gain the skills, knowledge and experience to build their careers and to meet the ongoing and future needs of the business.

Work for the UK’s largest independent ground engineering contractor and be part of an innovative, growing company.

Reality Check

This role will be office based, however you will be expected to visit site and university as and when required.

Skills Required

Candidates should be able to demonstrate their ability to work individually or as a member of a team. They should have commercial aptitude and be able to liaise with clients and deliver projects to their satisfaction.

Qualities Required

Have a ‘Can Do’ flexible attitude with a practical approach and the desire to develop their career.

Qualifications Required

  • ‘A-levels – BBC; or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or
  • 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and
  • GCSEs – English and maths grade C/4

Training Provided

  • Degree level Chartered surveyor standard
  • Attend Nottingham Trent University 1 day per week and will work towards BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management

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