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Cost Manager

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £60,000 to £80,000 plus package
Job description

Working with the most sought after developer in London who are looking to add a Cost Manager to their commercial team. Since being founded in 1993 they have successfully delivered 10,656,000 square feet of commercial space. Their portfolio includes more than 70 per cent of modern work space making them one of the European leaders in workplace solutions across the continent.

They have a total of 1.78 billion  in assets and staff of more than 600 people and are truly among the European markets leaders in real estate.

You will be joining a growing commercial team and will have the opportunity to work on what will be the most iconic scheme in London, so this is not an opportunity to be missed.  In return you will be offered a remarkable package! 

Duties 

  • Undertake feasibility studies, provide cost advice of alternative design solutions and offer commercial advice in the development of the design prior to appointment of trade contractors.
  • Understand & communicate risk associated with design proposals when producing cost estimates.
  • Identify better buying, value management and supply chain opportunities to deliver an optimised cost & value solution.
  • Collaborate with the in-house construction team
  • Undertake data collection to support bench-marking, internal databases, knowledge management and support to senior colleagues.

Key Requirements

  • A background Quantity Surveying / Cost Management from ideally a PQS or main contractor background.
  • Professional qualification 
  • Experience of commercial office and/or mixed-use developments within central London
  • Ability to interrogate and assess design proposals
  • A through grasp of cost planning is desirable but not essential
  • A fantastic attitude