AECOM Technical Director/Associate Director, Quantity Surveying QS(Thailand) in Bangkok, Thailand

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145003BR

Position Title Technical Director/Associate Director, Quantity Surveying QS(Thailand)

Job Category Quantity Surveying

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Country Thailand

State/Province/Region TH - Bangkok Metropolis

City Bangkok

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at ;

About the Business Line

Program, Cost, Consultancy

We provide cost and project management services, and specialist consultancy services, to public- and private-sector clients around the world, with a strong presence in Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Managing Director, the incumbent will oversee the quality of service and provides technical leadership for Project, Cost and Consultancy (PCC) team in Thailand.


Technical responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the Quantity Surveying (QS) team, ensuring excellence and quality work in all projects from inception through to completion

  • Management of technical and operational aspects of projects

  • Management and administration of projects

  • Updating and maintaining the Standard Documents

Commercial responsibilities

  • Identify and actively pursue business opportunities to grow the QS team.

  • Initiates and maintains strong relationship withClients, Consultants and Contractors

  • Marketing and procurement of project assignments

  • Program objectives and requirements, organising programmes and projects and developing standards and guides for diverse activities

  • Proven track record in building strong backlog/pipeline of future work

  • Anticipates future trends and adapts the business to maximize profitability

Other responsibilities

  • Champions a safe and secure working culture in accordance with SHE guidelines and procedures

  • Leads by example ensuring an effective and engaged team

  • Manages and mentors Associates in the QS team

  • Compliance with AECOM’s policies and guidelines and adhere to AECOM’s strategy and vision

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Building / Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualification

  • 15-20 years of working experience encompassing both pre and post contract in cost consultancy environment

  • At least 3 – 5 years of experience working as a senior QS leader in Thailand

  • In depth knowledge of Thailand construction laws and regulations

  • Recognized QS Certification is preferred; AIQS, RICS, etc.

  • Proven leadership skills, including business development, technical leadership skills

  • Excellent persuasion and negotiation of critical issues

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong technical capabilities

  • Strong communication abilities in spoken and written English

  • Ability to speak local Thai language a strong advantage

  • 10-15% travel required within Southeast Asia region may be expected

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Building / Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualification

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.