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Senior Cost Manager

Location: Glasgow
Company: AECOM
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United Kingdom - Midlothian, Edinburgh
Job Summary
Are you a Senior Cost Manager looking to work on building projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?
If so, we are looking for an experienced Senior Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor to join our growing Edinburgh team, providing a comprehensive, accurate and value-driven service across a variety of high profile and exciting projects for clients in the public and commercial sectors. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to progress and develop their career, whilst being involved in the delivery of an exciting and varied range of projects. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.
About Us:
AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Work Places, Education, Government and Healthcare.
We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects.
About Our Team:
Our Cost Management team in Edinburgh are part of the wider regional Cost Management team delivering all aspects of cost management services, covering the whole project lifecycle from initial inception, through the design and procurement process and onto the site delivery and commissioning phase. We have secured places on a number of local and national frameworks and are looking to expand our team to deliver an exciting mix of projects across a range of sectors and clients.
Job Responsibilities:
As Cost Manager working within the wider team, you will lead and deliver in all aspects of cost management and quantity surveying from project inception to completion. You will work with an Associate or Director to successfully manage and deliver a number of projects, varying in complexity and typically ranging in value from £5m - £50m+. You will drive performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process. Maintain and develop good relationships with clients, take every opportunity to uphold and increase the profile of the firm as a provider of professional, premium quality services to the construction industry. You will also be responsible for managing and mentoring junior staff to deliver our Cost Management service efficiently and effectively. Core responsibilities include:
- Feasibility estimates
- Procurement advice
- Cost planning
- Value and risk management
- Post contract management
- Fee generation
- Supporting and developing team members
- Client engagement
Minimum Requirements
- Degree Qualified - BSc or MSc - in Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
- Professionally Qualified - ideally Chartered Quantity Surveying Status with the RICS, CIOB or other equivalent institution.
- Understanding of a variety of project types/sizes/sectors. Healthcare, Education, Defence, Commercial, Residential, Industrial sector experience would be advantageous.
- Understanding of SBCC/JCT and NEC standard forms of contract
- Proven ability to advise clients and design teams on procurement, cost, value and risk, not just cost in isolation.
- Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications
- A clear work history and proof of professional development and learning
- Ideally you will live locally to the office or be willing to relocate
- Ability to manage multiple projects for a variety of public and private sector clients.
- Prior experience of project delivery.
- Prior experience of managing teams internally and externally
Your Benefits Will Include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you'll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.
Core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You'll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you're a member of the Reserve Forces you'll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.
Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 243871BR
Additional Locations UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street
Virtual: No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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