Cost Manager

Ref: Cost Manager  ·  Posted on 21 June 2022

Introduction

Do you have experience with Contract Management?

Are you able to perform smooth and efficient change management on complex projects?

Have you got experience with Risk Management?

Previous experience with cost management, including estimation, forecasts and reporting?

Then check out the job spec below and apply today.

 

Hybrid working patterns are available.

All candidates need to hold a British passport and be eligible for Security Clearance.

 

Our client is currently seeking a number of personable, enthusiastic, and energetic Senior Cost Managers / Senior Quantity Surveyors, to join their contract and cost management team to support their continuing growth and make the difference to both their business and to UK infrastructure.  

You will be a Senior Cost Manager within their UK Infrastructure business working on a variety of client and company projects and initiatives.

Key responsibilities
  • Contributing to their achievement of the company’s 2020 vision
  • Establishing friendly, professional and appropriate relationships with clients, colleagues and other parties involved in the projects and programmes we support.
  • Administering a variety of contracts in accordance with project objectives and policies.
  • Providing accurate project cost monitoring, forecasting and reporting to completion in line with budget.
  • Pro-actively monitoring and managing cost variance and contract cash flow, and ensuring that applications are made correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Collaborating with client and contractor teams to manage the delivery of project deliverables, KPIs, and objectives, including programme performance, cost control, and value engineering.
  • Managing contract change effectively, ensuring that projects remain within governance and adopt best practice.
  • Driving improvements in the accuracy of forecasts and budgets.
  • Proactively providing sound commercial knowledge and support to all stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed.
  • Leading people and commissions as needed.
Skills & experience
  • Excellent communication
  • Contract Management (NEC3, Option A,C & E preferred)
  • Cost Management
  • Change management and control
  • Valuation
  • Risk Management
  • Procurement
  • Estimating
  • Pricing
  • Reporting
  • Collaborative approach and best-for-project attitude
  • Sharing best practice
  • People management
  • Commission management
  • Identifying and driving efficiencies and improvements through the project life cycle
  • Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering.
  • Ideally Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant subject
  • Ideally hold or be working towards an appropriate professional body membership or equivalent

 

 

Additional benefits

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

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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