Director – Quantity Surveying


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

AECOM Cost Consultancy is a rapidly expanding and diversified business line of the well-known global AECOM brand. We are looking to expand our Melbourne team and hire a proven Director in Cost Management / Quantity Surveying, capable of providing cost consulting on varied projects from feasibility to operations and maintenance across industry sectors such as Civil Infrastructure, Energy, Resources, Healthcare, Defence and Education.

The successful Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor will have a proven capability and interest in developing client relationships alongside an ability to deliver projects across multi-disciplined packages of works and coordinate across multiple industry sectors in an autonomous Cost Management role. AECOM provides the opportunity for aa Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor to have in-house Construction Services and Design advice and pursues opportunities in capitalizing on integrated offers creating a challenging and rewarding role.

The Role

This role will be based in our busy Melbourne office, with potential for some interstate travel as required.

Suitable candidates can expect to:

  • Network and develop relationships with key Clients aligning with AECOM strategy while actively contributing towards the AECOM Cost Management market exposure;
  • Work across diverse projects in a client-facing environment and coordinate/cooperate across multiple stakeholders to manage project cost advice;
  • Provide day-to-day management of consultants, ensuring we deliver our scope of services, performing as expected and meeting deadlines;
  • Cost planning exercises including feasibility studies, cost plans at each design phase, value management advice and benchmarking;
  • Post contract cost advice including tender assessments, assessing consultant and contractor payment claims, variations and extension of time claims;
  • Costing advice including operations and maintenance costing and design advice relating to reduction in life cycle costs;
  • Adhere to AECOM’s policies and procedures including, but not limited to the Code of Business Conduct, EEO, OH&S, Business Management System; and
  • Develop and maintain project programs, change schedules, scoping documents, risk assessments, management plans, budgets and issues registers.

Minimum Requirements

This is a Cost Management role, with responsibilities across multiple industry sectors and working with a variety of clients which will generally demand the Cost Manager to have some or all of the following:

  • Relevant qualifications in Quantity Surveying;
  • Proven background in client-side Cost Management would be strongly considered;
  • Proven Cost Management background, ideally across some of the following; Civil Infrastructure, Defence, Education or Healthcare;
  • Proficient with computer-based quantity surveying and cost management software
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative, ethical behaviour;
  • Strong commitment to safety and understanding of OH&S best practice and obligations;
  • Knowledge and understanding of procurement processes across EPCM environments and ability to provide strategic advice to clients while overseeing procurement processes;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to develop comprehensive reports and submissions;

Preferred Qualifications

-

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.


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

AECOM Cost Consultancy is a rapidly expanding and diversified business line of the well-known global AECOM brand. We are looking to expand our Melbourne team and hire a proven Director in Cost Management / Quantity Surveying, capable of providing cost consulting on varied projects from feasibility to operations and maintenance across industry sectors such as Civil Infrastructure, Energy, Resources, Healthcare, Defence and Education.

The successful Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor will have a proven capability and interest in developing client relationships alongside an ability to deliver projects across multi-disciplined packages of works and coordinate across multiple industry sectors in an autonomous Cost Management role. AECOM provides the opportunity for aa Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor to have in-house Construction Services and Design advice and pursues opportunities in capitalizing on integrated offers creating a challenging and rewarding role.

The Role

This role will be based in our busy Melbourne office, with potential for some interstate travel as required.

Suitable candidates can expect to:

  • Network and develop relationships with key Clients aligning with AECOM strategy while actively contributing towards the AECOM Cost Management market exposure;
  • Work across diverse projects in a client-facing environment and coordinate/cooperate across multiple stakeholders to manage project cost advice;
  • Provide day-to-day management of consultants, ensuring we deliver our scope of services, performing as expected and meeting deadlines;
  • Cost planning exercises including feasibility studies, cost plans at each design phase, value management advice and benchmarking;
  • Post contract cost advice including tender assessments, assessing consultant and contractor payment claims, variations and extension of time claims;
  • Costing advice including operations and maintenance costing and design advice relating to reduction in life cycle costs;
  • Adhere to AECOM’s policies and procedures including, but not limited to the Code of Business Conduct, EEO, OH&S, Business Management System; and
  • Develop and maintain project programs, change schedules, scoping documents, risk assessments, management plans, budgets and issues registers.

Minimum Requirements

This is a Cost Management role, with responsibilities across multiple industry sectors and working with a variety of clients which will generally demand the Cost Manager to have some or all of the following:

  • Relevant qualifications in Quantity Surveying;
  • Proven background in client-side Cost Management would be strongly considered;
  • Proven Cost Management background, ideally across some of the following; Civil Infrastructure, Defence, Education or Healthcare;
  • Proficient with computer-based quantity surveying and cost management software
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative, ethical behaviour;
  • Strong commitment to safety and understanding of OH&S best practice and obligations;
  • Knowledge and understanding of procurement processes across EPCM environments and ability to provide strategic advice to clients while overseeing procurement processes;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to develop comprehensive reports and submissions;

Preferred Qualifications

-

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.

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