Cost Manager

Ref: ZR_8457_JOB  ·  Posted on 08 April 2024

Introduction

Our client is working on a number of high profile, complex Engineering projects within Rail and they are looking for a Senior Estimating Manager to provide management of people and resources through the development of a series of Cost Estimates.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of establishing cost management processes and principals and developing cost models, within Rail, Highways or Critical National Infrastructure.

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

Key responsibilities
  • Ensure Cost Management principles and processes are aligned with Risk Management.
  • Establish contingency requirements within the overall budget envelope.
  • Undertake reviews of Cost Estimates, which will include challenging proposals.
  • Develop overall Cost baselines, monitoring progress and taking corrective action in the management of Cost.
  • Accomplished understanding of Cost Management techniques including EVM.
  • Performing complex estimates and develop the supporting estimating deliverables.
  • Work cross-functionally with other disciplines in the use of BIM data.
  • Capable of using a range of data to develop cost models, in particular indirect costs.
  • Managing teams of estimators.
Skills & experience
  • Experience in high value, complex type construction or infrastructure Estimating programmes.
  • Membership of the RICS, ACostE, ICES or similar professional association.
  • Experience of leading and managing teams within the estimating process.
  • Proficient at developing and quantifying work scope to develop first principals Cost Estimates.
  • Skilled at converting estimates into budgets for control purposes.
  • Ability to interpret regulations and industry codes / standards affecting complex high value estimates.
  • Experience of managing the performance of others in the development of all discipline activities.

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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