AECOM Associate Cost Manager in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Position Title Associate Cost Manager

United Kingdom - West Midlands

Birmingham

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Cost Manager at Associate level, to be based in our Birmingham office. The role is to provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile clients in the following sectors:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial

  • Commercial

  • Education

  • Residential

  • Public Sector

  • Aviation.

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 ePM and other appropriate management systems/protocols.

  • To be active in the construction market, develop marketing opportunities and generate revenue for the cost management team, and where appropriate other teams within the business unit, in one or more of the above listed sectors.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Ability to successfully manage project teams and project delivery

  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key client organisations

  • Ability to generate business development opportunities and revenue in one or more of the above listed sectors

  • Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills

  • Keenness to challenge, but in an engaging, non-aggressive way

  • An enthusiasm to go the extra mile, to provide great client service

Minimum Requirements

  • Significant experience in one or more of the above listed sectors.

Preferred Qualifications

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

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184809BR

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.