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AECOM Civils Quantity Surveyor in Belfast, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Our all Ireland Programme, Project & Cost Management Business Unit continues to grow, with a specific growth demand within the Infrastructure sector (Aviation, Rail, Highways, Water, Power, Ports) where we have successfully secured positions with many high profile clients and some key local projects and programs in the industry.

As a direct result of this growth, we are currently seeking a full time Civils Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor based in Belfast to support in our business growth.

You will be part of an exciting new team supporting us to successfully manage and deliver various capital projects across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, and the wider global AECOM.

The role will cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception, through the design and procurement process and onto the site delivery and commissioning phase. Duties will comprise preparation of estimates, preparation of bills of quantities, attendance at meetings, contractual advice, contribute to risk management, cost control during design stages, reporting, procurement of contractors, cost control during construction, agreement of final account.

  • You should possess the skills and experience to actively support the internal team and manage more junior staff.

  • You will help develop collaborative relationships with our clients and other professional colleagues within the industry.

  • Day to day client point of contact for projects.

  • Successful delivery of projects, leading to further repeat clients and their business.

  • 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.

  • Experience of delivering technically complex projects in the Sectors highlighted above from inception to completion. Cost Management experience in the Water Sector would be a specific requirement.

  • Good understanding of project governance and procurement processes.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2-3 years proven experience in a consulting/contracting environment providing the full spectrum of CM services including Pre-Contract Estimating; Procurement; Contract Administration, Cost Reporting and Final Account resolution.

  • Passionate about delivering high quality consulting services to our clients.

  • Understanding of NEC standard form of contract.

  • Proven ability to advise clients and design teams on cost, value and risk, not just cost in isolation.

  • Excellent IT Skills and the ability to utilise digital measurement, cost planning and tender document tools shall be essential.

  • Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Willingness to challenge in a positive and engaging manner.

  • Understanding of a variety of project types/sizes/sectors.

  • Ability to manage relationships effectively.

  • Ability to manage relationships both internally and externally.

  • Is accountable and responsible for own actions.

  • Able to work under own initiative where appropriate working closely with the Senior Cost Managers and Associates in the delivery of projects.

  • Keen to work as part of a team and to develop and progress career development.

  • Engenders a right first-time approach.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree Qualified – BSc or MSc – in Quantity Surveying / Cost Management.

  • Professionally Qualified – ideally Chartered Quantity Surveying Status with the CICES, RICS or other equivalent institution.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 266247BR

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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