AECOM Associate Director - Building Surveying in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking Associate Director - Building Surveying. As a Surveyor you will work on your own delivering a wide variety of more complex professional and higher value contract services for public and private clients. Services will be delivered across a number of sectors including Health, Industrial, Education, Commercial, Residential, Government, Leisure & Culture.

We are looking to appoint an Associate Director Level Chartered Building Surveyor to our London Aldgate (Head) office where you will have a great opportunity to progress your career. Our Aldgate team of building surveyors sit within the larger Asset Management team. We specialize in multi-disciplinary design services on refurbishment schemes, condition and asset surveys and asset management. Therefore we are looking for a candidate with a broad Building Surveying background that will compliment our services and strive to expand and build the team, supporting work winning and client management in the private sector. We are looking for candidates preferably from the private sector with business development/work winning skills. The role is for a team leader so previous line manager experience is essential.

Job Duties:

  • Lead on individual Building Surveying, Project Management, and Contract Administration commissions

  • Client development skills to develop business with existing clients and confidence to win new work

  • Prepare fee bids, mentor key team members to do the same and assist other growth managers in business development

  • Continuous improvement to our standards, processes and knowledge to deliver to our core clients

  • Mentoring and developing Assistant Building Surveyors and other team members

  • Key account client management

  • Comply with all QSE procedures

  • Establish client briefs, appropriate fees, and cost control through to completion

  • Financial, commercial and risk management from project inception through to completion on own projects

  • Conducting a portfolio of fee based activities with our key multi sector client base

  • Fully involved in or managing others for the production of drawings, specifications and tender documents

  • Survey and Report writing for the full range of typical core Building Surveying services

  • Construction monitoring and quarterly snagging assessments

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Minimum Requirements

  • Have extensive experience of all aspects of surveying from design work to condition surveys, feasibilities, and contract administration

  • Review, quality manage and approve the preparation of schedules of work, specifications and detailed drawings and tender packages

  • Preparation of Schedules of Work and Specifications for all types of maintenance and construction projects

  • Experience working and building relationships within the private sector

  • Produce feasibility and concept reports

  • Management of sub consultants and contractors

  • Manage the delivery of contract administration services

  • Compile and monitor project costs in line with approved budgets

  • Manage asset surveys on larger survey programmes, working with various technology packages to meet client requirements.

  • Have line manager responsibility for a team of building surveyors

  • Have extensive experience of work/bid winning and a willingness to participate in work winning strategies

  • Promote the RICS APC and support staff through their APC

  • Experience in all core Building Surveying work areas especially design and project management

  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams

  • Excellent client and team interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work with a number of clients providing core Building Survey services that results in building

Preferred Qualifications

  • Be educated to at least degree level or equivalent, in a Building Surveying RICS accredited degree

  • Have extensive post Chartership experience.

  • Have excellent client facing experience

  • Be passionate about Building Surveying, developing a team and furthering your career with a leading construction consultancy

  • Have an open willingness to support developing surveyors and respond to their questions

  • Be a strong leader and communicator

  • Be looking for the next step in building surveying leadership

  • Be a role model to the team, setting high standards and expectations

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 Building Surveying

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 190534BR

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.