AECOM Project Director Cost Management Buildings in Liverpool, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144535BR

Position Title Project Director Cost Management Buildings

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Merseyside

City Liverpool

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

Our Liverpool Cost Management business unit plan to grow, successfully securing projects with many high profile clients and as a direct result, we are currently seeking a full time Project Director of Cost Management. The role be market facing and include taking responsibility for care and growth of existing clients and gaining new clients and business.

Given the variety of clients, your sector experience will include a blend of commercial, industrial, science, blue light and health building types, both new and refurbished projects, including some heritage buildings. Experience required of cost planning, procurement and post contract with various contract types including NEC3.

As a Director to successfully manage and deliver various projects generally across the Liverpool region. The role will cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case estimates, through the design and procurement process and onto the site delivery and the commissioning phase.


You will possess the skills and experience to actively support the internal team and manage more junior staff on technically complex projects typically ranging between £2m to £30m. You will help develop collaborative relationships with our clients and other professional colleagues within the industry. You will have day to day client point of contact responsibility for projects. The successful candidate will be connected, organised and self motivated, being able to successfully work with the minimum supervision.

This is an excellent opportunity to be a core part of AECOM's new leadership team and develop a new exciting team to the marketplace.


Minimum Requirements

Well developed interpersonal and communication skills are key.

Ability to develop long term relationships with all team members, and effectively balance people and processes. Understands and can demonstrate the importance of Client focus.

Strong experience of delivering technically complex projects in the Sectors highlighted above from inception to completion.

Good understanding of project Governance and procurement processes.

Experience of working in another comparable consultancy environment, or within a client organisation.

Previous experience of managing internal resources, including the training and mentoring of more junior staff members.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Qualified – ideally Quantity Surveying Degree

  • Chartered Status with the RICS or other equivalent institution

  • Good Understanding of contracts (NEC3, JCT, etc…)

  • CSCS card holder

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.