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Aecom
Location: Ashford
Job type: Permanent
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - Kent, Ashford

Job Summary

AECOM's Cost Management team are currently seeking a Senior Project Surveyor to be based in our Ashford office, to be part of the a growing team, to provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile and exciting key commercial, corporate and residential clients.

As Senior you will lead and deliver in all aspects of quantity surveying from inception of a project through to completion. Dealing with a number of projects at the same time, varying in complexity, ranging in value from £5 – £50m. Provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile and key commercial, corporate and residential clients.

Responsibilities

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Manages, oversees, co-ordinates and delegates activities of the function covering:feasibility estimates, cost planning (presenting with no supervision), contract procurement, tender documentation (project leadership role), tender evaluation (competent in tender reports), value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, dispute resolution, post contract management (competent in cost reporting).

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Play a part in sector specialisms, technical excellence and the development of thought leadership and the development of best practices.

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Drives performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process with his team.

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Act as a supervisor for current graduates and work with them to achieving competences for the APC.

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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.

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Accountable for briefing the team on the project scope to ensure roles and responsibilities are understood.

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Manages the resources on project and within the team to drive maximum efficiencies.

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Manages projects effectively using APIC, Pinnacle/ePMP and other appropriate management systems/protocols.

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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.

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

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

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

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Feasibility Estimates.

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Value Engineering and Commercial Awareness.

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Risk Management.

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

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Contract Procurement.

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

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Dispute Resolution

Minimum Requirements

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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.

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Effective verbal and written communication skills – Client facing.

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Very good numeracy skills.

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

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

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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.

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

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Leads by example ensuring an effective and engaged team.

Preferred Qualifications

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Ideally Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar qualification and hold Chartered status. ​

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Significant experience in the London Commercial Market with experience and training within a PQS business.

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Proven post qualification experience.

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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.

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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 Quantity Surveying

Business Line PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 174369BR

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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