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Senior Cost Manager / Senior Estimator

  • Construction & Engineering Jobs, Project Management
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Attractive Package
  • 4783
  • Permanent
  • ASAP

We have an exciting new role for a Senior Cost Manager / Senior Estimator to join a busy, dynamic team. You will join an organisation that are involved in stimulating, high profile and technically demanding infrastructure projects.

Job Summary
You will be a leading person in the delivery of Cost Planning and Estimating services, with an expectation of you taking key responsibilities for owning outputs on both large schemes and smaller specialist projects, role modelling best practice behaviours, training staff and acting as a subject matter expert advising clients. The key here will be making sure the traditional technical skills you have gained in your experience are built into the training of the next generation of staff and adapted into how we use technology in the future.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the Cost Planning / Estimating Lead including working closely with others in multi-disciplinary teams to achieve best practice outcomes for clients
  • To make a leading contribution to improving the quality and performance of Cost Planning and Estimating on a continuous basis
  • To build costs from first principles where required and act as an advanced practitioner, adapting a wide range of technical information into a coherent message of cost advice to clients, becoming a trusted advisor
  • To be a leading voice in project teams by understanding the drivers of indirect cost and advising project teams on achieving value for money
  • Being a key contact in the peer review process, capturing costs from site-based staff, support office-based staff working on tenders, compensation events and final accounts, and implementing and applying this information for benchmarking and data analytics
  • Understanding the infrastructure of your clients’ business, being proactive in achieving value through engaging the supply chain to provide clients with a pragmatic view on whether their project has a realistic business case
  • Leads the key activities involved with building a robust estimate, stakeholder engagement and how to define requirements at the outset
  • Capable of leading the production of varying levels of Cost Plans / Estimates commensurate with the project stage and available information
  • Understands and leads the interpretation and application of cost data from various sources
  • Understands and leads the capture of key information required to support robust Cost Planning and Estimating
  • Understands and provides a leading voice in the application of concepts such as risk, contingency, pricing tolerance and estimating uncertainty
  • Capable of auditing and providing assurance to Cost Plans / Estimates prepared by others and producing reports assessing these

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate,

  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell
  • Pension, matching up to 8% after probationary period
  • Life Assurance
  • Private medical and Income Protection insurance
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Long Term Service Awards
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make
  • Opportunity to invest in the staff discounted share
  • Wide range of additional flexible benefits, including shopping discounts

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click “Apply” to forward an up to date copy of your CV

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Annie Tran

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Senior Cost Manager / Senior Estimator
  • Project Management
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Attractive Package
  • Permanent
  • 4783
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