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Cost Manager - Water

Location: Bristol
Company: AECOM
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United Kingdom - Devon, Exeter
Job Summary
Are you a talented and ambitious Cost Manager looking to work on exciting infrastructure projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?
We are looking for Cost Managers to support our exciting growth plans, working with our key infrastructure clients, particularly in the water and environment sectors, supporting the successful delivery of their capital projects and programmes of work. You will be joining an established team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.
As a Cost Manager within our Buildings & Places Infrastructure team, you will provide a comprehensive, accurate and value-driven service for large, high profile and exciting key clients within the water sector, such as the Environment Agency, Anglian Water and Affinity Water. The role may also present opportunities to work across highways, rail and power sectors, delivering projects for clients such as Highways England, Network Rail and National Grid.
The role will cover all aspects of cost management throughout the whole project lifecycle from initial inception / business case through to completion / commissioning. Duties include (but not limited to):
- Deliver all aspects of cost management from the inception of a project through to completion, working with Senior Cost Manager/Associate Director/Director, client and others as required; Including (but not limited to) feasibility estimates, cost planning (presenting with no supervision), contract procurement, tender documentation, value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, risk management, dispute resolution, post contract management (competent in cost reporting), agreement of final accounts.
- Achieve the highest standards of professional competence and to demonstrate this ability in all dealings with clients and professional contacts, reinforcing the profile of the company.
- Drive performance standards and technical excellence through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process and AECOM technical practice networks.
- 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.
- Be aware of and develop marketing opportunities and where appropriate bring to the attention of Directors and the Business Development Department, in order that they may assist in following up potential leads enabling the development of new business.
Minimum Requirements
- Working knowledge of NEC4 suite of contracts, particularly the Professional Services Contract (PSC) and Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC)
- Experience in undertaking cost/commercial management as part of integrated, multi-organisation, collaborative teams
- Experience of working within a client organization, either directly or through a colocation/secondment arrangement would be of benefit.
Preferred Qualifications
- Ideally Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar qualification and hold Chartered status.
- Accredited MRICS (or working towards membership)
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 B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 250292BR
Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Leeds, UK - Liverpool, Merchants Court, UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - St. Albans
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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