Cost Estimator

Ref: ZR_8597_JOB  ·  Posted on 18 July 2024

Introduction

Our client is a highly regarded consultancy working within the transport and utilities sector. They are looking for Cost Managers with estimation, forecasting and reporting experience to support their high-profile clients.

This is an exciting opportunity to work across high-profile and challenging projects with a world-leading consultancy.

This is a hybrid role with 2-3 days per week on site.

Key responsibilities
  • Establish friendly, professional relationships with clients, colleagues, and other parties.
  • Monitor, forecast, and report project costs accurately to stay within budget.
  • Manage cost variance, contract cash flow, and timely applications per contract conditions.
  • Collaborate with clients and contractors on project deliverables, cost control, value engineering, and risk.
  • Handle contract changes, ensuring compliance with governance procedures and improving forecast accuracy.
  • Provide commercial knowledge and support to all stakeholders.
Skills & experience
  • Experience with cost management systems on major programs.
  • Knowledge of NEC3 contract (Options A, C & E).
  • Knowledge of risk management techniques.
  • Technical knowledge of construction methods.
  • Strong people and management skills.
  • Ideally degree-qualified in a relevant subject.
  • Ideally hold or be working towards professional body membership (e.g., RICS).
Additional benefits
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Cover.
  • 25 days holiday (+ x8 public holidays).

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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