Senior Cost Manager

Location City of London
Discipline: Quantity Surveying
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Contact name: Georgie Marden

Contact email: georgie.marden@aldwychconsulting.com
Job ref: BBBH2552_1719242149
Published: 24 days ago

Exciting Opportunity for a Senior Cost Manager in London!

Are you a Senior Cost Manager ready to elevate your career with a globally renowned consultancy? Do you thrive on high-profile, impactful projects? If you're an innovative Senior Cost Manager, we want to hear from you!

We're partnering with one of the top construction consultancy firms worldwide, seeking a passionate and driven Senior Cost Manager to join their exceptional infrastructure team in London. This role offers the chance to work on some of the most complex and challenging projects in the infrastructure sector.

  • Fast-Paced Environment: Embrace the excitement of a dynamic workplace where no two days are the same.

  • Career Growth: Enjoy a clear and structured progression path, taking your career to the next level.

  • Competitive Benefits: Benefit from a competitive salary, flexible working options, and a company that invests in your development.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Cost Manager:

  • Client and Team Relationships: Establish and maintain professional relationships with clients, colleagues, and project stakeholders.

  • Contract Administration: Manage various contracts, ensuring alignment with project objectives and policies.

  • Cost Management: Provide accurate project cost monitoring, forecasting, and reporting to ensure budgets are met.

  • Proactive Monitoring: Manage cost variance and contract cash flow, ensuring timely applications.

  • Collaboration: Work closely with client and contractor teams to meet project deliverables, KPIs, and objectives, including cost control and value engineering.

  • Change Management: Effectively manage contract changes to keep projects within governance and best practices.

  • Forecasting and Budgeting: Drive improvements in forecast and budget accuracy.

  • Final Accounts: Ensure final accounts are negotiated and agreed upon.

What We're Looking For:

  • Education: Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

  • Professional Membership: Ideally hold or be working towards appropriate professional body membership.

  • Skills: Excellent communication, organisational, and time management skills.

  • Experience: Strong contract management experience, particularly with NEC contracts.

  • Attitude: Collaborative approach with a best-for-project mindset.

  • Leadership: Proven ability in people and commission management.

  • Innovation: Identify and drive efficiencies and improvements throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Technical Knowledge: In-depth understanding of construction industry technical matters, procurement routes, value management, and value engineering.


For more information on the exciting, high-profile projects you can work on, please reach out to us at Aldwych Consulting.

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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