1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
My role within Morgan Sindall involes taking ownership of some of the work load that my senior Quantity would normally do. I have taken control of some of the minor packages and also work on preparing sections of the CVR. Day to day I do take offs and maintain certain on site cost lists to ensure complete contrl of site costs.
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
My construction knowledge has increased ten fold since joining Morgan Sindall. Also, i continue to develop my commercial knowledge on a day to day basis.
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
I love my programme. My work with Morgan Sindall makes the experience that more enjoyable. It is a good balance of both practical application of your skills and theoretical knowledge.
4. How valued do you feel by Morgan Sindall?
I feel very valued at Morgan Sindall. I fell they offer me challenging tasks with the proper level of support. Also the financial reward is fantastic.
5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
The course is structured well. Although some of the university modules could be re-developed to be more relevant and also the course could be shortened.
6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
I receive adequate support from my training provider. The staff at the university are generally very suuportive. Although you do get the odd lecturer who likes to go off on a self praising tangent.
6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
My employer offers me alot of support and the adequate time for your studies. They offer great help with both my work and uni work as many have been through it previously.
7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
I belive my current package is genrous for my current level. With yearly salary/package reviews I beleive I have very well compensated for the work I do.
8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
There is always many oppertunities within the construction industry for quantity surveyors. I am active on linked in and always see potential job oppertunitues.
9. Would you recommend Morgan Sindall to a friend?
I believe as Morgan Sindall are a tier one comapany they offer one of the best oppertunities for young trainees. With a generous package and a team of highly qualified professionals in your team to support you, you have a great chance of succeeding.
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Morgan Sindall?
Be confident but not cocky. Know the role you are applying for and be prepared to work long and hard. Be punctual and do not be afraid to ask questions.
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