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Graduate Quantity Surveyor

AECOM

Dubai, UAE

Job Summary
AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

We have a number of opportunities within our Dubai office for Quantity Surveying graduates to work within our project cost management teams, to help provide construction cost management services to our clients in the Middle East and around the world.

AECOM provides Cost Management services to Clients in both the public and private sector, and to organisations in all areas of the Construction Industry including:
Commercial – new build, refurbishment and fit out for major property developers
Manufacturing, Industrial and Automotive facilities
Education establishments including schools, academies and universities
Residential developments for developers
Leisure and Culture projects such as theatres, concerts halls and museums
Infrastructure schemes, including large scale rail, highways and water projects. Graduates will have the opportunity to work on local projects, as well as to interact with teams based across the UK and potentially further afield.
You will also have chance to be involved in all stages of a project; from initial project definition & brief, and cost planning, through to procurement, construction and building use. You will have opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients including some very high profile names, often working alongside other construction professionals in multi-disciplinary teams. We believe that actually doing the work itself gives the best opportunity to learn, so you can expect to be given responsibility, and will need to be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team, all whilst receiving the guidance and support to allow you to develop.

The Cost Management role we offer can be varied and is dependent on the Client, sector and project we are working for. The role is generally split in to pre and post contract duties, which can include:

Pre-Contract:
Cost modelling and cost planning
Benchmarking
Value and Risk Analysis
Life Cycle costing
Procurement tasks and managing tender processes
Compilation of contract documentation
Post Contract:
Attendance at site progress meetings
Completion of Valuations
Financial reporting
Due Diligence reporting
Review and management of change control procedures.

A Quantity Surveying Graduate at AECOM could have the opportunity to assist in all of the above tasks, and see projects from inception to completion on site.

Key Benfits include:
Tax free salary of 12,000 AED per month
Flight, 7 nights accommodation, and 3,000 AED relocation payment if relocating from outside of the UAE
Costs of visas covered by AECOM
Medical Insurance
22 days annual leave, plus local religious and public holidays

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (min 2:2 or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying (preferably RICS accredited)
Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication
Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success
Ability to work in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives
Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers
Good organisation skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and willingness to ask for help when needed, as well as support other members of the team
Professional manner

Preferred Qualifications
As above.

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.

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