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AECOM Associate Cost Manager in Leeds, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Greater Manchester, Manchester

Job Summary

Are you an Associate Cost Manager, or ready to make that step up, 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 and motivated Associate Cost Manager to join our team in Manchester to work on a wide variety of schemes, to mentor junior members of our team, and to work with the Directors in raising the profile of AECOM Cost Management across the North and growing the service line. 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. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;

Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting House, The Titanic building in Belfast and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few and, in the North West region, the Shakespeare North Theatre, Battersea Power Station, the Isle of Man Ferry Terminal, Greengates for Ask Developments.

About Our Team:

We are a growing team of dedicated cost managers providing commercial advice to blue-chip clients across the north of England including commercial developers, housing associations, education institutions, and local authorities. We aim to provide a “best in class” service that always provides our clients with cost certainty on their projects and to protect their commercial objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

You will need to be from a consultancy or organisation with a proven ability to successfully manage cost management commissions from cradle to grave. Duties will include:

  • Lead and motivate a Cost Management team delivering multiple commissions and be responsible for outputs, in accordance with agreed timescales and quality standards.

  • Ensures commissions are managed and completed efficiently, on time and to the client’s satisfaction.

  • Develops strong reciprocal relationships with clients and members of the project team, building a strong team spirit and work ethic

  • Be the primary interface with AECOM clients on your commissions.

  • Be accountable for achieving internal targets, KPIs and the like.

  • Provide effective support and mentoring to Senior Cost Managers, Cost Managers, Graduates and Apprentices.

  • Manage the delivery of cost management team

  • Provide full Cost Management duties to AECOM clients.

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.

  • Proven experience in a similar consultancy providing the full spectrum of CM services including Pre-Contract Estimating; Procurement; Contract Administration, Cost Reporting and Final Account resolution (Preferably in the North West region).

  • Demonstrable experience in at least two of the following sectors – Commercial Offices, Residential, Mixed-Use, Education

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong professional network in the Leeds, Liverpool, and Manchester areas

  • A track record of delivering commercial developer projects and generating repeat business

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 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

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

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234261BR

Additional Locations UK - Leeds, UK - Liverpool, Merchants Court

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.

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What you specialize in sets you apart. Your trade or craft can take you anywhere, and when you join a company with operations in 150 countries, you have unlimited opportunity to grow and excel.

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Expand your career. We’re looking for passionate people ready to make an impact with the training, experience and perspective gained through military service.

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Early Careers / Graduates

Meet the career of your dreams. Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? We can help you turn knowledge gained through your education into limitless career potential.

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