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Job Information

AECOM Associate Cost Manager in Cambridge, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Cambridgeshire, Cambridge

Job Summary

Our Eastern (Cambridge, Norwich and Peterborough) Cost Management business unit continues to grow, with specific growth demand within the Education, Defence, Science, Commercial, Residential, Care, Industrial and Healthcare markets 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 full time Associate Project Surveyors.

About Our Team:

We are currently a region of over 100 construction professionals, delivering construction solutions for our diverse client base, providing a broad range of services. We strongly promote personal and career development with clear career structures and development programmes. We look to balance this with a flexible approach to working through our “Freedom to Grow” programme. We work well as a group and respect the outputs that the team deliver.

Job Responsibilities:

You will be primarily working alongside an Associate or Director to successfully manage and deliver consultancy services on various capital projects across the East of England.

The role will cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception/business case development estimates, through to cost planning, the RIBA design stages, procurement and onto the site delivery, commissioning and operational stages.

You should possess the skills and experience to actively support the internal team, manage and mentor more junior staff on individual projects as well as technically complex projects, typically ranging between £5m to £100m (construction cost).

You will help develop collaborative relationships with our existing clients and other professional colleagues within the industry. Demonstrate an ability and desire to obtain an increasing understanding of a client’s business, demonstrating Client focus.

Successful delivery of projects with minimum supervision, ensuring tasks on projects are managed and completed efficiently, on time and with a keen desire to maintain client’s satisfaction leading to continued and further business.

Day to day main client point of contact for projects.

Be enquiring, proactive and challenge where appropriate our own existing methods/processes to demonstrate value for money to the Client.

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.

  • You will ideally be a self-motivated individual from a consultancy or client organisation background with the ability to work both independently and as part of a wider team.

  • Proven experience in a consulting environment/client organisation providing the full spectrum of Cost Management services including Pre Contract Estimating; Procurement; Contract Administration, Cost Reporting and Final Account resolution.

  • Solid and practised core measurement skills with experience of quantified procurement routes.

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

  • Good Understanding of contracts (JCT and NEC).

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Professional Qualified – Chartered Status with the RICS or other equivalent institution

  • Full UK driving license, and a willingness to travel.

  • CSCS card holder

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receive 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

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. 257583BR

Additional Locations UK - Norwich - Cavell House

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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