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Associate Cost Manager


Dubai, UAE

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking as an Associate Cost Manager you will provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile and exciting key aviation and infrastructure clients. For the right candidate, there will be opportunities to support the Dubai Aviation team and also major aviation projects globally.

Job Duties :

Manages, oversees co-ordinates and delegates activities of the function covering: feasibility estimates, cost planning, contract procurement, tender documentation, tender evaluation, value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, dispute resolution and post contract management
Play an actual part in aviation sector growth, increasing technical excellence and the development of thought leadership and the development of cost management best practices.
Drives performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process with his team.
Act as a supervisor for current graduates and work with them to achieving competences for the APC.
Works on major projects of complex scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors and appropriate problem solving. Acts as an advisor to subordinates to resolve technical problems.
Accountable for briefing the team on the project scope to ensure roles and responsibilities are understood.
Manages the resources on project and within the team to drive maximum efficiencies.
Manages projects effectively using APIC, Pinnacle/ePMP and other appropriate management systems/protocols.
Be aware of and develop marketing opportunities and where appropriate bring to the attention of Directors and the Business Development Department, in order that they may assist in following up potential leads enabling the development of new business.

Specific Skills Required:

Pre Contract Cost Planning experience of major projects is essential
Experience on aviation programs, in particular cost management of terminal / passenger facilities
Good working knowledge of FIDIC contracts or similar
Good knowledge of Middle East procurement strategy and techniques
Mandatory Professional Certifications

Person Specification :

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

Significant experience in the Aviation sector with experience and training within a PQS business.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar qualification and hold Chartered status.

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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