Project Cost Consultant - Rail Consultancy

Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

Here at Arcadis we have an opportunity for a Project Cost Consultant, with a focus across Estimating, to join out Successful team in our Rail Consultancy business. (What more do we need to say...? Apply apply apply...!)

If you need some more detail, read on...

You'll be taking ownership of civil engineering projects with a value of of up to £10 million, supporting our clients and senior members of the team deliver world class Estimating work to the likes of HS2, Transport for London & Network Rail. (You must be hooked by now...!)

Role accountabilities:

At this level you are able to work with out clients & internal teams to deliver your work across some of the biggest infrastructure projects in the UK.

Your experience across established financial systems, your ability to monitor and review project costs and variances on infrastructure projects to to control cost variables will add massive value to our team.

You'll understand, in detail, robust Estimating procedures & processes to enable our clients meet their targets & scope of works. You'll have a wider understanding of risk & compliance too.

You would be well on the way to becoming a true expert with Arcadis, advising & challenging our clients. You'll be very data driven, with experience of presenting & analysing data, making recommendations to support cost and commercial management decision-making.

You'll have a keen eye for innovation, using your own expert knowledge and experience to review and analyse existing cost and commercial management processes and policies, sharing knowledge and taking an active involvement in service improvement and innovation.

We also encourage collaboration where possible. We'd love you to break down barriers, challenge the norm & work collaboratively with external stakeholders to gain an in-depth understanding of their needs in order to resolve stakeholder issues and provide quality client care, contributing to ongoing client satisfaction.

Qualifications & Experience:

Sounds exciting right... of course, with this being such a pivotal role, there are a few "must haves" we love you to demonstrate on your CV...

We'd ideally love to see a degree equivalent in a relevant discipline, civil engineer experience would hold you in good stead for this role.

Experience in whole life cycle costing would be beneficial, along with an ambition to achieve Chartered status if you haven't already reached that milestone.

We'd love to see your in-depth technical knowledge in the Estimating field, with the ability to work with customers both internally & externally. Managing stakeholders to ensure the project is delivered successfully.

If we have your full attention, now it the time to update your CV & hit "apply" now!

We look forward to reading over your application.

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

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