AECOM Senior Quantity Surveyor in Birmingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham

Job Summary

AECOM is currently recruiting for a Senior Project Surveyor to join our centrally located in our Birmingham team.

Our Birmingham Cost Management business unit continues to grow, with specific growth demand within key Infrastructure markets where we have successfully secured positions with many high profile clients and some key local projects and programs in the industry. As a direct result of this growth, we are currently seeking a full time Senior Project Surveyor.

As Senior Project Surveyor you will have the following main responsibilities:

  • Working alongside an Associate or Director to successfully manage and deliver various capital projects across the Midlands and nationally.

  • Cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case development estimates, through the design and procurement process and onto the site delivery and commissioning phase.

  • Actively support the internal team and manage more junior staff on technically complex projects typically ranging between £5m to £40m.

  • You will help develop collaborative relationships with our clients and other professional colleagues within the industry.

  • Act as the day to day main client point of contact for projects.

  • Successful delivery of projects with minimum supervision, leading to further repeat clients and their business.

  • Manage and mentor junior staff to deliver our Cost Management service efficiently and effectively.

Job Duties:

  • Assist Directors in leading and delivery of all aspects of quantity surveying from inception of a project through to completion.

  • 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 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.

  • Produces cost estimates at concept, scheme and detailed design stage.

  • Manage the tender process, review and analyse tender returns and prepare a recommendation to the client.

  • Input into value and risk management workshops as required by the client.

  • As primary project cost controller, ensures that the project remains on budget through the design and construction phases.

  • Assesses and values progress payments and change requests.

  • Reviews and compares scopes of work, production rates, and cost data.

  • Preparation of earned value reports.

  • Prepares, reviews, and updates cash-flows.

  • Estimates variation orders for Subcontractors/GC Contractors.

  • Reviews and evaluates payment certificates for Subcontractors/GC Contractor.

  • Evaluates and negotiates variations and change orders in liaison with the Contract Administrator, Commercial Manager, Design and Construction Team.

  • Evaluates and negotiates final accounts settlements.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Experience in NEC contracts.

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

  • Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 7+ years’ experience is required in the Quantity Surveying field, ideally applicants would have spent a significant time working on large scale projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying

  • Accredited MRICS member (or working towards membership)

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 Quantity Surveying

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196160BR

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.