Senior Cost Manager

Location City of London
Discipline: Quantity Surveying
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £58000.00 - £72000 per annum
Contact name: Jamie Hooper

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH2416_1716219656
Published: 30 days ago

If you are a Senior Cost Manager interested in working for one of the world's largest, most prestigious construction consultancy firms, then this role is the perfect fit for you!

With footholds in most major infrastructure projects across the UK, this firm is offering the successful Senior Cost Manager the opportunity to work on a range of projects in sectors such as Rail, Power, Water, Air, Highways, Nuclear, Defence and Energy - to name a few!

This intuitive, constantly-evolving firm is always looking for ambitious, and enthusiastic individuals who want to make an impact in the construction industry!

If you have big goals to achieve in your career, such as working on a range of major projects, expanding your portfolio, and becoming a known name in the construction industry, then this firm is the perfect home for you!

You will have the chance to progress rapidly, work alongside industry-leading professionals, be part of an inclusive, collaborative team, and play an important role in the success of the business! Apply now!

Key Duties of the successful Senior Cost Manager:

  • 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.

Requirements of the successful Senior Cost Manager:

  • Excellent communication

  • Contract Management (NEC3, Option C 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 lifecycle

  • Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering.

Qualifications of the successful Senior Cost Manager:

  • Ideally Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant subject

  • Ideally hold or be working towards an appropriate professional body membership or equivalent.

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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