Assistant Cost Manager - Military veterans preferred

2020-03-20
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Oxford
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Oxfordshire, Oxford

Job Summary

Are you a Project Surveyor 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 Assistant Project Surveyor to join our team Oxford to work. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

About Us:

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;

Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting House, The Titanic building in Belfast and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few.

About Our Team:

Our Oxford office is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work on a variety of projects in and around Oxfordshire and London from £1m to £50m+. These projects are in a range of sectors that include Higher Education, Schools, Residential, Infrastructure, Science and Healthcare.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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,

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

  • Feasibility Estimates.

  • Value Engineering and Commercial Awareness.

  • Risk Management.

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

  • Contract Procurement.

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.

  • Knowledge of NEC3 and JCT suite of contracts.

  • Knowledge of NRM1 and NRM2.

  • 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

  • Working towards Professional Qualified – Quantity Surveying Degree

  • Working towards Chartered Status with the RICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution

  • CSCS card

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.

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 231344BR

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.