Senior Cost Manager

Conrad Consulting - Surveying & Project Management
£45000 - £55000 per annum
12 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Cost Manager

If you are looking for an opportunity to join an independent consultancy that will accelerate your career to the next level, then this opportunity is for you. Conrad Consulting is a trusted recruitment partner to the industry's leading firms and we work hard with our clients to ensure together, we can offer you the best vacancies in the market; if you read on you will find this vacancy is just that.

We are currently looking for a Senior Cost Manager to fill a permanent opening with our client located in the City Centre of Edinburgh. Interested candidates will have the opportunity to work across a variety of projects in both the public and private sectors.

Responsibilities of the Senior Cost Manager:

·Leading a cost management team, ensuring the delivery on all of the KPI's
·Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
·Managing the procurement process, ensuring that all stages including pre-qualification, enquiry, analysis, selection and contract preparation are performed effectively
·Ensuring that post-contract cost variances and change control processes are managed effectively
·Ensuring that cost checking and valuation work is managed effectively
·Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed.
·Managing estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan.
·Value engineering and life cycle costing
·Taking a lead role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages

Requirements of the Senior Cost Manager:

·Degree Qualified
·Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
·At least 5 years experience with provable technical delivery experience
·Significant exposure to, and good working relations with, private and public sector clients
·Have experience of solely managing projects of up to £5M and up to £30M as part of a team
·Experience within Hotel, Education and Retail is desirable.

On offer for the Senior Cost Manager:

This position offers a starting salary of between £45-55k, a good work to life balance and project exposure.
Company benefits package includes Pension scheme, Private healthcare, Life assurance, Car/Car Allowance and a range of other benefits.

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