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Cost Manager

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Cost Manager

JobID: 23339-1216858

Location: Leeds, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Program, Cost, Consultancy

**Position Title** Cost Manager

United Kingdom - West Yorkshire


**Job Summary**

AECOM are currently seeking a Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor to be based in our Leeds office. You will work as part of the North of England team across a number of sectors as workload dictates but this will primarily be Commercial, Residential, Education, Leisure and Public Sector.

As a CM/QS, you will work as part of the team to help deliver all aspects of Cost Management / Quantity Surveying from inception of a project through to completion. You will work on a number of projects, varying in complexity, ranging in value from £5 – £50m.


+ Feasibility estimates, cost planning (presenting with no supervision), contract procurement, tender documentation, value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, dispute resolution, post contract management (competent in cost reporting).

+ Drive performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process.

+ Work on projects of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors and appropriate problem solving.

+ Manage projects effectively using 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.


+ Cost Planning: Area Schedules, Measurement of Quantities and entry onto Estimating software, Cost planning, Presenting Cost plan.

+ Tender Documentation: BQ/Pricing Schedule Measurement, Preliminaries/Appendices, Team/Project leader.

+ Tender Evaluation: Review and Analysis of Tenders, Tender Reports.

+ Feasibility Estimates.

+ Value Engineering and Commercial Awareness.

+ Risk Management.

+ Post Contract Management: Preparation of Valuations, Final Accounts, Cost Reporting, Change Control.

+ Contract Procurement.

+ Fee Generation through existing Client Relationship and repeat business, supporting the development of new relationships on behalf of the business.

+ Dispute Resolution

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Able to work under own initiative where appropriate, but also keen to work as part of a team and to be mentored and to develop and progress in their career development.

+ Effective verbal and written communication skills – Client facing.

+ Very good numeracy skills.

+ Keenness to challenge, but in an engaging, not aggressive way.

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

+ Articulate and able to interface directly and confidently with Client Leads and Design Team Principals. Achieves the highest standards of professional competence and to demonstrate this ability in all dealings with clients and professional contacts, reinforcing the profile of the company.

+ Champions a safe and secure working culture in accordance with SHE guidelines and procedures.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Ideally Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar and hold or be working towards RICS Chartered status. ​

+ PQS experience.

+ Proven 3-5 years post qualification experience.

**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.

**Job Category** Quantity Surveying

**Country** United Kingdom

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 173942BR

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.


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