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about 1 month ago
Location: Peterborough
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - Cambridgeshire, Peterborough

Job Summary

Are you a proactive Cost Management Surveyor/ Senior 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 professional to join our team in AECOM’s Regional office in Peterborough to work on a diverse portfolio of projects in sectors that may include residential, retirement living, commercial and industrial. 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.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and national projects. Some of AECOM’s our flagship work in recent years include Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place and Arctic Science centres to name but a few.

About Our Team: We are currently an office of 60 professional people delivering construction solutions for our diverse client base, providing a broad range of services. We strongly promote personal and career development with clear career structures and development programmes. We look to balance this with a flexible approach to working through our “Freedom to Grow” programme.

Job Responsibilities:


Lead Cost Management commissions, taking responsibility for their successful delivery.


Provide effective support and mentoring to 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.

You will ideally be a self-motivated individual from a consultancy or client organisation background with the ability to work both independently and as part of a wider team.

Minimum Requirements


Degree Qualified – BSc or MSc – in Quantity Surveying / Cost Management.


Proven experience in a consulting environment providing the full spectrum of CM services including Pre Contract Estimating; Procurement; Contract Administration, Cost Reporting and Final Account resolution.


Understanding of JCT Design and Build form of contract.


Understanding of a variety of project types/sizes/sectors that might include Residential, Care, Commercial and Industrial sector experience would be advantageous.


Ability to manage relationships effectively.


Supporter of social and CSR activities, promoting a positive and enjoyable workplace.

Preferred Qualifications


Professionally Qualified – ideally Chartered Quantity Surveying Status with the RICS, CIOB or other equivalent institution.


Full clean UK driving license, and a willingness to travel.


CSCS cardholder.


APC supervisor /counsellor experience.


Approximately 4 years post chartership relevant working 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.

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 Engineering - Surveying

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 235276BR

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.

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