Cost Manager

  • Cardiff
  • Permanent / Full Time
Building & Construction
£35000 - £40000 per year Pension, private healthcare, 24 days leave
Job ref: 57418811

Cost Manager (Cardiff)
The Company

Our client is looking to expand their team in Wales with the addition of a “Cost Manager”. They have a proven track record and an unparalleled depth of expertise, providing independent consultancy services across a wide range of sectors throughout the UK and mainland Europe. They collaborate with some of the biggest names in the private, public and utility sectors. As a business they are experiencing growth and as a result they are seeking a talented and motivated “Cost Manager” to join their utilities team in Cardiff.
The Opportunity

  • Prepare budget estimates, cost plans, client reports, cashflows, and comprehensive reports
  • Perform site visits, measuring progress and productivity
  • Support Project Managers in administering contract conditions
  • Manage final accounts and conduct post-project reviews
  • Identify growth opportunities within the industry
  • Collaborate with design teams, contractors, and client representatives
  • Assist in business development and tender preparation
  • Develop initiatives for continuous improvement and added value
  • Mentor and manage junior team members
  • Evaluate early warnings and compensation events

The Ideal Candidate 

  • 2/3 years industry experience
  • Water/Utilities/Civils experience. Ideally Water.
  • Client-facing skills, personable
  • Familiar with NEC contracts
  • Proactive and flexible in working style
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Analytically minded with excellent IT skills, especially Excel

What’s in it for you?

  • £35000 – £40000 (BOE)
  • Bespoke development training plans
  • Flexible, hybrid working
  • 5% employer contribution pension
  • Private healthcare with BUPA
  • Health & Wellbeing focus and support
  • 24 days holidays plus 8 bank holidays

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