Senior Cost Manager - Real Estate

  • Category
    Construction and Property - Commercial Manager
  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
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Company Description
We're passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realise their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide.

Job Description
We has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Cost Manager to join our Leeds Real Estate team to help guide our clients and their professional teams on a number of exciting and iconic projects across West Yorkshire.

You will have a real desire and commitment to understand how the builders of the past put together their buildings, and what that means to modern contractors. You'll be working on a day-to-day basis with leading conservators, architects and engineers to ensure that the client and contractor deliver the best value for money - advising all parties on the best solutions from a qualitative and commercial perspective.

We're looking for individuals possessing a keen interest in this space with a good knowledge of construction, whether from a Main Contracting or PQS background; who possess an outgoing / collaborative approach.


Commission Management, to include:

Assisting on feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
Estimating and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan
Tendering and procuring, including managing the pre-qualification stage
Dealing effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes
Taking personal responsibility for making cost checks and carrying out valuations on larger projects and in all cases ensuring that timely and accurate cost checking and valuation takes place
Producing monthly post contract cost reports and presenting them to the client
Inputting into value engineering
Negotiating and agreeing final accounts
Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
Where appropriate, leading a cost management team, ensuring that they deliver on all of the above accountabilities
Experience and Skills

A proven track record of delivering high quality cost management / quantity surveying services across the full project lifecycle
Professionally qualified (RICS or similar)
Degree or HNC level qualification
Ability to successfully manage and prioritise more than one project at a time. Spring acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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