AECOM Graduate Quantity Surveyor in Peterborough, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
Our Cambridge Office Cost Management business unit continues to grow, with specific growth demand within the Education, Healthcare and Science 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 a full time Graduate Cost Manager.
About Our Team:
We are currently an office of over 50 professional people, including 20 Cost Managers, 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.
You will be primarily working under the close supervision of a senior cost manager to deliver cost management duties on various capital projects across the East of England.
The role will cover the whole project lifecycle supporting cost management tasks from initial inception, 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 on individual projects, typically ranging between £1m to £40m (construction cost).
We believe that actually doing the work itself gives the best opportunity to learn, so you can expect to be given responsibility, and will need to be able to work both independently and as part of a team, all whilst receiving the guidance and support to allow you to develop.
The Cost Management role will generally be split in to pre and post contract duties, which can include:
Cost modelling and cost planning
Value and Risk Analysis
Life Cycle costing
Procurement tasks and managing tender processes
Compilation of contract documentation
Attendance at site progress meetings
Completion of Valuations
Due Diligence reporting
Review and management of change control procedures.
A Quantity Surveying Graduate at AECOM could have the opportunity to assist in all of the above tasks and see projects from inception to completion on site.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (min 2:2 or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying (preferably RICS accredited)
Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication
Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success
Ability to working in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives
Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Good organisation skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and willingness to ask for help when needed, as well as support other members of the team
English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills.
- Relevant work experience would be advantageous
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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 250204BR
Additional Locations UK - Norwich - Cavell House, UK - Peterborough - Clarence House
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.