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AECOM Associate Cost Manager in Birmingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Cost Manager at Associate level, to be based in our Birmingham office. The role is to provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile clients in the following sectors:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial

  • Commercial

  • Education

  • Residential

  • Public Sector

  • Aviation.

Job Duties:

  • To assist Director in leading the cost management team and taking accountability for delivery of all aspects of the cost management service from inception of a project through to completion, dealing with a number of projects at the same time, varying in complexity.

  • To achieve 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.

  • To achieve the highest standards of excellence in all areas whether it is personal and professional, administrative or technical expertise.

  • To be active in the construction market, develop marketing opportunities and generate revenue for the cost management team, and where appropriate other teams within the business unit, in one or more of the above listed sectors.

  • To maintain and develop good relationships with clients, take every opportunity to uphold and increase the profile of the firm as a provider of professional, premium quality services to the construction industry.

  • To act as line manager to more junior members of the cost management team and provide coaching and, where applicable, guidance in their work towards a professional qualification.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to successfully manage project teams and project delivery

  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key client organisations

  • Ability to generate business development opportunities and revenue in one or more of the above listed sectors

  • Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills

  • Keenness to challenge, but in an engaging, non-aggressive way

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


Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in relevant subject

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

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

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. 201524BR

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations