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Serpentine Pavilion

Fusing art, architecture and engineering

Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

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Good engineering is about observing, questioning and communicating to truly understand what’s at the heart of each project.

Amy Koerbel

Structural Designer, Buildings + Places

Moses Mabidha Stadium

Focusing on legacy, culture and location

South Africa

Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

Tim Ter Haar

Managing Director, Buildings + Places

Bloomberg European Headquarters

Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

United Kingdom

Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

Coralie Soudee

Associate, Commercial Cost Management

Taizhou Bridge

Connecting with long-span suspension


In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

Connected and Automated Vehicles

Expanding mobility options

United States

We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Principal Quantity Surveyor in Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand - Wellington, Wellington

Job Summary

AECOM’s Cost Management practice has a rare opportunity for an experienced Principal Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager to join our highly successful team in Wellington.

As a senior member of our award-winning Cost Management business, you will be responsible for leading and delivering quantity surveying and cost management services on some of New Zealand’s largest and most iconic civil infrastructure and buildings projects. This role will undertake the management of resources, budgets and timelines and enhancing client and working relationships. This role will also assist with business development, leading and preparing proposals and include presentations to clients to win work.

Minimum Requirements

We are looking for an effective cost manager with tenacity and drive to achieve outstanding results, who is able to develop meaningful relationships with key clients internally and externally.

You will be a natural team player with proven interpersonal skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Bachelor of Quantity Surveying or similar

  • Extensive cost management experience within a consulting environment

  • Demonstrated skills in leading and managing project costs and budgets

  • Conversant with current market conditions including rates and prices

  • Good understanding of estimating models/ methodologies and contract conditions

  • Collaborative; willing to share knowledge, experience, ideas and expertise for the betterment of group and self

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite, Cost X

  • High level problem solving

Preferred Qualifications

  • Member of RICS 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 Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248832BR

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.