AECOM Associate Director Quantity Surveyor in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Associate Director Quantity Surveyor to be based at London.

As an Associate Quantity Surveyor you will provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile and exciting key commercial, corporate and residential clients.

Job Duties:

  • Manages, oversees co-ordinates and delegates activities of the function covering: feasibility estimates, cost planning, contract procurement, tender documentation, tender evaluation, value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, dispute resolution and post contract management

  • Play an actual part in sector specialisms, technical excellence and the development of thought leadership and the development of best practices.

  • Drives performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process with his team.

  • Act as a supervisor for current graduates and work with them to achieving competences for the APC.

  • Works on projects of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors and appropriate problem solving. Acts as an advisor to subordinates to resolve technical problems.

  • Accountable for briefing the team on the project scope to ensure roles and responsibilities are understood.

  • Manages the resources on project and within the team to drive maximum efficiencies.

  • Manages projects effectively using APIC, Pinnacle/ePMP and other appropriate management systems/protocols.

  • Be aware of and develop marketing opportunities and where appropriate bring to the attention of Directors and the Business Development Department, in order that they may assist in following up potential leads enabling the development of new business.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of the Public Contract Regulations and OJEU practice, being able articulate the Public sector procurement rules for services and works

  • Experience of the Public sector review process / Gateway reviews – understanding the set timetable of such reviews along a Project’s lifecycle and the topics that each one specifically addresses

  • An ability to contribute to Strategic, Outline and Full Business Case sections, in particular, the commercial / cost elements of the HMT 5 Case Model used across the public sector

  • Appreciation of and an ability to contribute to Strategic Benefits assessment for Business Cases, specifically the quantification and reporting

  • An understanding that public service delivery can attract a spotlight of scrutiny and have political dimensions, yet be able to undertake the role professionally and responsibly

  • An ability to summarise, potentially in just a few paragraphs, complex issues in plain language and then present to senior stakeholders

  • An understanding of the difference between and being able to assess quantified risk and optimism bias in cost forecasting within Public projects

  • A lead on the management and reporting of change control to enable Public sector clients to make advance informed decisions on potential options – specifically setting out the cost and risk impact

  • Have a broad experience of Forms of Contract including NEC3 (ECC and PSC), GC Works, JCT

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

  • Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Significant experience operating in the Public Sector.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar qualification and hold Chartered status.

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. 200304BR

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.