Senior Cost Manager

  • South West
  • Permanent
Consultancy
£40000 - £60000 per annum
Job ref: 7551_1649407930

Chartered Cost Manager – Bristol/Cardiff

We are currently recruiting an Chartered Cost Manager to join a client focused team within our client’s Bristol office. This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre individual to join and strengthen their Cost Management team.

This role presents an excellent prospect for a proactive individual to take responsibility for providing all core Quantity Surveying services on several interesting projects, for a wide range of clients.

The team in Bristol work across many sectors including residential (private & public sector), mixed-use, higher education and more. The team is well established and in a period of growth. You will gain valuable project and client exposure, be given responsibility for your own projects and be offered a platform to progress with genuine support from the team and wider business to achieve your career goals.

They are a sector focused business actively operating and investing in Commercial, Data Centre, Residential, Education, Healthcare and Retail clients and projects. Surveyors work in close contact with the client, advising them on financial and legal matters that arise during the project.

They are also open to Cardiff based candidates as they have a Cardiff office, and remote/flexible working is encouraged.

What we are looking for?

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results.

  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar technical discipline
  • Strong technical delivery experience
  • MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body preferred
  • Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner
  • Strong Feasibility and cost planning experience
  • Pre and Post contract experience of large complex schemes in the range of £5m – £500m
  • Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services
  • Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery
  • Able to build long-term relationships
  • Previously employed by a consultancy or end user client
  • Stakeholder management with a clear focus on developing client accounts
  • A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering deadlines
  • A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious

Key Responsibilities

  • The individual will be an integral part of a team that is accountable for the commercial and contractual performance of a project
  • To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
  • To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
  • Comply with established commercial/procurement/ contractual strategies
  • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards
  • Individually or as part of a team operate processes for the selection, appointment and management of construction and engineering contractors
  • Cost Planning including:
    • Preparation of indicative cost budgets and appraisals
    • Preparation of elemental cost plans
    • Provide advice and opinion in respect of our client development plans and expectations
    • Value engineering studies
  • Procurement including:
    • Providing advice on procurement strategy
    • Assembling and seeking agreement to long and short tender lists
  • Preparing and issuing tender documents.
  • Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering contractors
  • Managing and contributing to structured and documented tender evaluations
  • Preparation of Contract Recommendation Reports
  • Preparation of contract documents
  • Complaint tenders
  • Post Contract Quantity Surveying including:
    • Scrutinising and verifying applications for interim payments
    • Preparing certificates
    • Managing change control in accordance with contracts
    • Producing cost reports and cost forecasting
    • Assisting Project Managers in preparing Early Warnings, Instructions and Compensation Events
    • Attending progress meetings
  • Promote commercial awareness throughout project
  • Support formal dispute resolution process and contract close out strategy as required
  • Advising and liaising with internal project and cost control team
  • Developing Commercial Strategies
  • Developing Acquisition Strategies

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Long standing company with reach internationally.
  • Brilliant Bristol and Cardiff locations.
  • APC Support.

For more information on this role and others we may have please call Daniel Wright for an informal chat. Due to the high number of applications, if you have not received a reply within 7 days, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We will keep your details on file for future roles. Thank you.

Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: 7551_1649407930
Salary:
Salary From: £40000
Salary To: £60000
Job Industries: Consultancy
Job Locations: South West
Job Types: Permanent

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