Cost Manager

Location London
Discipline: Quantity Surveying
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Contact name: Niamh Finnegan

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH596_1719823272
Published: 17 days ago

Experienced Cost Manager looking for an amazing new start? Looking to work for a flexible and supportive firm? Then apply below!

An international company with great strength and a culture of progression are looking for an ambitious Cost Manager to join their team. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of their staff, they are dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise.

We are looking for a Cost Manager to support project teams and work closely with impressive clients in London.

Key requirements and experience:

  • Experience on significant Infrastructure projects ideally but not limited to the Rail Sector

  • Good working knowledge of financial systems.

  • Understand the inter-relationship between time cost and commercial aspects of the project life cycle.

  • Working knowledge of Primavera.

  • Experience and knowledge of cost systems, such as SAP, Oracle CostOS and PRISM; and

  • Familiarity of the public sector policies, processes and procedures and associated political impacts.


  • Provide key point of contact for all Cost reporting and cost intelligence, working closely with the Senior Cost Manager to maintain Cost models to ensure accurate reporting, benchmarking and analysis of infrastructure Costs;

  • Provide expert professional advice covering Infrastructure Costs to Clients and the wider business stakeholders (including, but not limited to, Procurement Specialists, Cost / Contract Management personnel, Estimators and Project Controls);

  • Ensure continuous development and improvement of our Client's policies, procedures and resources

  • Work closely with the Scheduling team to ensure integration and alignment of infrastructure Cost models and schedules; and

  • Aid in the development of benchmarking database and reporting process to provide timely and accurate advice to inform decision making.


  • Degree qualified

  • Professional membership or working towards achieving full membership.

  • Experience in high value, complex construction or infrastructure project environments;

  • Understanding of complex and diverging project data, with an ability to assimilate and convert into meaningful metrics and management reports;

  • Commercial and quantity surveying skills, with full working knowledge of the construction industry, in particular NEC Form of Contracts and their commercial basis;

  • Ability to develop and understand performance measurement of projects using Earned Value Management and similar techniques;

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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