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AECOM Practice Director – Cost Management ANZ in Brisbane, Australia

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’simproving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean wateror transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technicalexpertise 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.

A rare opportunity has arisen for anexperienced Director to join our Cost Management practice based in Sydney,Melbourne, Brisbane or Auckland.

As Practice Director – Cost ManagementANZ, you will be leading a group of high performing and engaged cost professionalsto proudly deliver an array of multi-discipline projects across sectors such asHealthcare, Education, Civil Infrastructure, Industrial, Defence, Energy andCommercial. This is a fantastic and influential opportunity for an effectiveleader with tenacity and drive to achieve outstanding results at seniorleadership level.

Working closely with our B+P RegionalBusiness Line Director, Global Cost Management Lead, regional Group Directorsand Practice Leaders to align ondelivering our strategy, the Practice Director – Cost Management ANZ will be anactive and visible champion of change for the services we offer to our clients. You will drive business growth through activebusiness development and promotion of excellence and innovation in servicedelivery that will build and strengthen our long-term client relationships andraise our profile and reputation in the market.

You will be promoting workshare andcollaborations across our regions and ensuring that our technical expertise andprofessional advice is market-leading in its quality, timeliness andinnovation. Fostering a strong technicallearning culture is also critical for attracting key talent and growing theirknowledge with the business.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrated skills in managing multiple project costs and budgets

  • Strong knowledge and working practice of Australia and/or NZ market conditions, Quantity Surveying/Cost Management standards, frameworks and processes, estimating models/methodologies and contract conditions

  • Excellent ability to understand and develop project scope in varied construction and engineering project environments

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Quantity Surveying or similar

  • Extensive leadership experience, consultative approach, with proven experience working in a consultancy highly advantageous

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 Engineering - Construction

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266644BR

Additional Locations AU - Brisbane, QLD, AU - Melbourne, VIC - Collins Square, AU - Sydney, NSW

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.