AECOM Cost Manager in Dublin, Ireland
Ireland - Dublin, Dublin
Are you a Cost Manager looking to work on building projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?
If so, we are looking for an experienced Project Level or Senior Cost Manager with 5-10 years’ experience to join our team in Dublin. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.
AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Work Places, Education, Government and Healthcare. Within the Commercial Cost Management team sits the specialist Transaction Advisory (TA) team.
We are a friendly, busy and motivated team with an established track record of successfully delivering monitoring on large scale projects with very good client relationships.
In the last five years, our dedicated Dublin based TA team has provided project monitoring services for multiple stakeholders across a large number of developments. This includes 3,000 residential units under construction, 8,500 residential units as part of masterplanning and led the technical due diligence on the acquisition of 1,000 units.
We are also working on 1,000+ student accommodation bed spaces, a large commercial offices scheme in the city centre, hotels, nursing homes, shopping centres and mixed-use developments. Most of which are all based in Dublin.
We work on multiple large projects simultaneously and have a number of large upcoming investment projects in Dublin for international investors running from January until between 2022-2024 amongst many other pipeline investment projects in the city.
About Our Team:
The project monitoring team is a specialist cost management team embedded within the wider Dublin & AECOM cost management (QS) teams. We are dedicated to and specialise in Project Monitoring developments for banks and investors as well as pre-acquisition technical due diligence, funder & transaction advisory services and often work with other parts of the AECOM organisation such as structural engineers and building surveyors as part of this Due Diligence work.
This role involves a cost management position on the team. Responsibilities will include preparing initial reports on developments, presenting them to funders and liaising with developers on your findings. Initial reports are an assessment of a development proposal in its entirety from budgets, cashflows, design team, works proposal, procurement approaches, the suitability of teams, contractual arrangements, risks, WIP etc.
Monthly reports to support drawdown requests for the banks or funders. Liaising with clients, supporting the team lead in order to develop new business and maintain high client satisfaction on existing roles. Regular site visits on all projects, meeting client reporting requirements, attending project meetings as appropriate, assessing developer documentation and putting agreed protocols in place to assist effective monitoring of a scheme, agreeing valuations with developers, full project monitoring on forward funding schemes and liaising with internal technical teams for TDD.
The applicant will be expected to both manage and deliver monitoring projects independently and in conjunction with other members of the team.
The role primarily involves the typical project monitoring aspects undertaken by the team but you may also need to be involved in the Technical Due Diligence work, Pre-acquisition assessments forming part of a technical team on forward funding/purchase monitoring roles, supporting development assessments, masterplanning schemes, working with public entities, international investors, and supporting the business development activities of the Team.
Degree Qualified – BSc or MSc – in Quantity Surveying / Cost Management or appropriate conversion course
Proven experience in a consulting environment providing Cost Management services but in particular funder advisory or bank monitoring service would be preferred
Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills.
Willingness to challenge in a positive and engaging manner.
Ability to work under own initiative where appropriate working closely with the team lead, funders & developers and design teams.
Professionally Qualified – ideally Chartered Quantity Surveying Status with the SCSi / RICS, CIOB or other equivalent institution but not a minimum requirement.
A clear work history and proof of professional development and learning
Experience in preparing bid submissions.
Prior line-management experience or mentoring
Experience of client-facing & developer liaison roles
Your Benefits Will Include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving 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 paid annual professional institution membership fee (SCSi & RICS). You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Buildings & Places (DO NOT USE)
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 242654BR
Clearance Required 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.