**At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.**
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
Are you a Senior QS or Cost Manager 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 Quantity Surveyor to join our team in Edinburgh/ Glasgow providing a comprehensive, accurate and value-driven service across a variety of high profile and exciting projects for clients in the public and commercial sectors. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to progress and develop their career, whilst being involved in the delivery of an exciting and varied range or projects. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.
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; Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, East Lothian Community Hospital, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Forth Valley College, Commonwealth Games Athletes Village to name but a few.
**About Our Team**
Our Cost Management team in Edinburgh are part of the wider Scottish Cost Management team delivering all aspects of cost management services, covering the whole project lifecycle from initial inception, through the design and procurement process and onto the site delivery and commissioning phase. We have secured places on several local and national frameworks and are looking to expand our team to deliver an exciting mix of projects across a range of sectors and clients.
In this role you will be expected to work with a Project Director to successfully manage and deliver capital investment projects. The role will cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception, through the design and procurement process and onto the site delivery and commissioning phase.
+ Lead Cost Management commissions, taking responsibility for their successful delivery
+ Provide effective support and mentoring to Senior Cost Managers, Cost Managers, Graduates and Apprentices
+ 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
+ Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (new and existing)
+ Ensure all staff members reporting to you have current and relevant training
+ Manage the delivery of cost management team outputs, in accordance with agreed timescales and quality standards
+ Provide full Cost Management duties to AECOM clients
+ Managing and motivating a project team of surveyors
+ Participate in business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross-selling opportunities, ensuring that these are identified and acted upon
Approach to all projects requires a high degree of flexibility and creativity, excellent presentational skills and an ability to communicate effectively with clients and consultants.
The successful candidate shall be charged with the delivery of Cost Management Services within our Client focused and highly motivated professional team.
+ Degree Qualified – BSc or MSc – in Quantity Surveying / Cost Management.
+ Professionally Qualified – Chartered Quantity Surveying Status with the RICS, CIOB or other equivalent institution.
+ Experience in risk management
+ Collaborative management skills
+ Excellent communication and organisational skills
+ Specific industry and project experience – defence
+ Valid UK driving licence
+ A clear work history and proof of professional development and learning
+ Ideally you will live locally to the office or be willing to relocate
+ Ability to manage multiple projects for a variety of public and private sector clients.
+ Prior line-management experience
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.
**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
**Business Line:** B&P - Buildings & Places
**Business Group:** DCS
**Strategic Business Unit:** Europe & India
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