Turner & Townsend is currently recruiting for a Cost Manager to join the cost management team in our office.
Key accountabilities :
Estimating and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan.
Tendering and procuring, including managing the pre-qualification stage, producing the tender list, putting the preliminaries together, tender analysis, producing the tender report and compiling the contractual documents.
Dealing effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes, where applicable referring major changes to line manager.
Taking personal responsibility for making cost checks and carrying out valuations on larger projects and in all cases ensuring that timely and accurate cost checking and valuation takes place.
Producing monthly post contract cost reports and presenting them to the client.
Inputting into value engineering.; Negotiating and agreeing final accounts.
Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
Marketing and business development to include :
Supporting the development of new business opportunities with the client.
Identifying and acting upon cross-selling opportunities.
Working with Associate Directors and Directors to construct bids for new work.
Attending formal client pitches with Associate Directors and Directors.
Ensuring that project case studies, photographs and project CV files are kept up to date.
Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve cost management products and services
Internal management accountabilities to include :
Staff management (where appropriate) - Inputting into the formal management of Assistant Cost Managers or Cost Managers, to include input into resource management and attendance at junior staff appraisals.
Knowledge management - Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each project is entered into the Turner & Townsend internal database.
Process improvement - Identifying ways to improve internal systems and processes.
Projects are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently, on time and to budget.
Project delivery meets the client's objectives and is in line with the conditions of appointment.
Strong relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team
Ideally Degree qualified in one of the following fields : engineering (construction related), construction management or quantity surveying.
Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering.
At least 3 years’ relevant experience in the cost management of major capital projects for Cost Manager.
At least 5 years’ relevant experience in the cost management of major capital projects for Senior Cost Manager.
Fluent English (written and spoken) essential.
Fluent Polish and / or German (written and spoken).
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Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.
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