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Cost Manager/ Quantity Surveyor

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Dublin
R-112655

Welcome to AtkinsRéalis, Project & Programme Services.

Join us in our Infrastructure team on some of the most exciting and prestigious construction challenges in Ireland. Work with us and play a central role in making exciting and diverse projects and programmes a reality. Your projects will range across the infrastructure sector including rail, highways, utilities, energy & aviation.

As part of a friendly, collaborative team, you'll be valued equally – and together, we'll deliver excellence for people and the environment. You'll also enjoy all the training and progression you need to take you through the glass ceiling.

We encourage our people to find a work-life balance that helps them thrive. So, ask us how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We hear and recognise all our people's different perspectives. Some of our recent pledges have been for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.'

Our awesome complex infrastructure team make the biggest, most complex and ambitious infrastructure projects happen.

Having achieved exciting and sustained growth across our complex infrastructure sector and with further growth potential, we are looking to recruit more talent to bolster our client development and delivery teams in Ireland. Due to our continued growth, we are looking for an exceptional Cost Manager with strong and proven Infrastructure experience, notably for Rail, Highways, Energy, Aviation and Water sectors, to take a position in our Dublin Complex Infrastructure team. The individual must be ambitious, wanting to progress within our business and will play a key role in supporting the growth of our Complex Infrastructure Business Unit. The role will involve delivering and winning work with both existing and new clients and working with the Head of Cost Management to ensure our technical standard is kept to the highest standard, whilst having a strong team working ethos and delivering in accordance with AtkinsRéalis’ digital aspirations.

This role will involve delivery, team management and business growth and working with external key strategic partners, new clients and internal partners across the entire business.

You will be specifically responsible for the delivery of multiple commissions and support the Head of Cost Management and Head of Discipline in recruiting high calibre individuals that will deliver excellence to our clients and represent our brand in a positive way

Specific Requirements include, but are not limited to, the following:

Responsibilities:

Reporting into the Head of Discipline, you will be a senior member of the Complex Infrastructure Cost & Estimating management team responsible for growing the existing team and building long term, sustainable team relationships with our Complex Infrastructure clients.

What you will bring:

  • A Cost Management or Quantity Surveying Qualification or similar.
  • 5+years experience in infrastructure.
  • a strong knowledge of NEC and FIDIC forms of contract.
  • Recognised expertise in Cost Management services across infrastructure (either Rail, Highways, Water & other utilities, Aviation or Energy).
  • An excellent understanding of industry benchmarks / best practices, Work Breakdown Structures and methods of measurements (e.g. RMM, MMHW etc).
  • Strong network within the infrastructure sector.
  • Proven track record of service innovation, technical excellence and exceptional service delivery.
  • Technical ability to challenge engineering teams and identify/cost efficient design solutions.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the tasks facing transport sector and the opportunities available.
  • Commercial and quantity surveying skills or Finance skills, with full working knowledge of the construction industry.
  • A high level of understanding and the ability to develop performance measurement of projects using Earned Value Management (EVM) and similar techniques.
  • Major project/programmes of work experience.

Your purpose:

  • Further enhance our Cost Management capability including the development and use of Power-BI, PRISM, Oracle and other Cost Management related software.
  • Contributing to our community of best practice and drive technical excellence, service innovation and supporting with the development of our benchmarking capabilities.
  • Unlock talent and develop next generation of leaders.
  • Deliver excellent client service on our commissions through quality assurance and regular client care.
  • Develop, mentor and support your teams on project / technical delivery.

Strategic:

  • Deliver an exceptional cost management service for multiple stakeholders.
  • Identify opportunities for strategic recruitment and associated investments by the business, linked to the Complex Infrastructure business strategy.
  • Ensure appropriate engagement with the wider AtkinsR business, as determined by the strategy.
  • Contribute to a positive team ethos and continue to create opportunities for the team’s development.

Technical leadership:

  • Actively broaden your experience and expertise in line with the core competencies.
  • Have an up-to-date and developing knowledge of legal and technical matters relevant to the work you do, and the law of the region or country in which you practice.
  • Participating in relevant internal/external training initiatives.
  • Applying the concepts of quality assurance and environmental management.
  • Managing the client relationship and service delivery.

Team building and management:

  • Helping grow our service and sector-focussed teams.
  • Work in a team of Cost Managers at various levels within a project delivery environment.
  • Work in a national team of Cost Managers at various levels within AtkinsRéalis.

Attributes:

  • Proven track record to supervise projects for or on behalf of local or national Complex Infrastructure clients.
  • Proven track record of working in a consultancy environment, delivering exceptional projects,
  • Degree qualified in a construction or finance related field. Preferably with RICS, ICE, AACE, ACostE or similar.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Join us and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects – from mission-critical COVID-19 facilities to the world's tallest hotel, London's Heathrow Airport to Europe's first eco-friendly mosque. You'll enjoy invaluable exposure to international expertise as well as innovation in local niche areas.

In 2020, our Project & Programme Services business took away Silver and Gold in the Construction Manager of the Year Awards; and made finalist for the Young Surveyor of the Year. So, you'll be part of a team where our standards are high, as are the rewards. And, at every career stage, you'll benefit from industry-leading programmes to help improve your skills and knowledge.

Communities are at the heart of our work. Together, our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK. Read about more of the ways we're making a positive impact.

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/csr

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as fitness funding, leadership training, professional accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:YourReward at SNC-Lavalin​ (snclavalin.com).

More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading international consultancy with over 100 years of integrated project and programme management expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills and support to develop in ways that work for you. You'll be trusted to play a vital role in the organisation while making a tangible difference to the world and our future.

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

Learn more.

Link: https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equality-diversity-and-inclusion-uk-europe

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Ashley, Major Project Director, started his career as a civil and structural engineering apprentice. "It was clear during my studies and working environment that I had a natural tendency to so

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