Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Trainee to join our team within Vistry Group. As our Commercial Trainee you will provide support to the wider Surveying and Estimating team and gain experience across an array of Commercial activities and practice whilst gaining experience, training and relevant qualifications to further your professional career.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Completion of Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship Level 4
  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare and Dental Insurance
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • 4 GCSEs A-C/4-9. Two of these should be Maths and English.
  • A minimum of a Level 3/BTEC Diploma/2 A Levels
  • A genuine interest in developing your career within the commercial function of Construction
  • Well organised and IT Literate
  • Professional communication style with the ability to work within a team of varying seniority within the business
  • Full UK driving licence (desirable)

More about the Commercial Trainee role…

  • Apply health and safety issues to all activities
  • Demonstrate application of the principles of sustainability
  • Assist in the implementation of the most appropriate solutions for construction projects.
  • Be able to apply different types of contracts to different situations
  • Assist in the selection of and negotiation with specialist contractors for a construction project.
  • Assist in the measurement and costing of construction works during a project
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports, cash flow and cost forecasts for a construction project
  • Assist in the collection, collation and storage of relevant data and its analysis

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We’re proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We’re also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we’re making Vistry.



Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Central 40,Lime Tree Way, Chineham Park, Basingstoke, RG24 8GU

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