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AECOM Senior Quantity Surveyor in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Company Description

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.

Job Description

Are you a Senior Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor 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 Senior Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor to join our growing Edinburgh team, providing a comprehensive, accurate and value-driven service across a variety of high profile and exciting projects for clients in the public and commercial sectors. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to progress and develop their career, whilst being involved in the delivery of an exciting and varied range or projects. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

About Us

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.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects.

About Our Team

Our Cost Management team in Edinburgh are part of the wider regional Cost Management team delivering all aspects of cost management services, covering the whole project lifecycle from initial inception, through the design and procurement process and onto the site delivery and commissioning phase. We have secured places on a number of local and national frameworks and are looking to expand our team to deliver an exciting mix of projects across a range of sectors and clients.

Job Responsibilities

As Cost Manager working within the wider team, you will lead and deliver in all aspects of cost management and quantity surveying from project inception to completion.

You will work with an Associate or Director to successfully manage and deliver a number of projects, varying in complexity and typically ranging in value from £5m - £50m+.

You will drive performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process. Maintain and develop good relationships with clients, take every opportunity to uphold and increase the profile of the firm as a provider of professional, premium quality services to the construction industry.

You will also be responsible for managing and mentoring junior staff to deliver our Cost Management service efficiently and effectively. Core responsibilities include:

• Feasibility estimates

• Procurement advice

• Cost planning

• Value and risk management

• Post contract management

• Fee generation

• Supporting and developing team members

• Client engagement

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

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

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

  • Understanding a variety of project types/sizes/sectors. Healthcare, Education, Defence, Commercial, Residential, Industrial sector experience would be advantageous

  • Understanding of SBCC/JCT and NEC standard forms of contract

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

  • Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • A clear work history and proof of professional development and learning

  • Ideally you will live locally to the office or be willing to relocate

  • Ability to manage multiple projects for a variety of public and private sector clients.

  • Prior experience in project delivery.

  • Prior experience in managing teams internally and externally

Additional Information

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.

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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10045121

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

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