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Cost Manager & Senior Cost Managers - Real Estate

Sheffield | |

Recruiter: Turner & Townsend

Job Description Company Description At Turner & Townsend we're passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize 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 Turner & Townsend are looking for Cost & Senior Cost Managers to join our award winning, growing Cost Management team in our Sheffield office, working within Turner & Townsend's Real Estate team. There are long term secured frameworks with national and regional organisations within the following sectors - Retail, Commercial, Industrial, Education, and Local Authority. The right candidate will have the opportunity to progress within our business and receive a competitive salary and benefits package including buying or selling up to five days annual leave. There will also be the opportunity to support internal business initiatives and development, in order to offer our people an all-round exposure to the business. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate consultancy experience and have professional membership of the RICS (or working towards this). 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. Qualifications • A proven track record of delivering high quality cost management/quantity surveying services across the full project lifecycle • Good technical grounding in all of the main areas of cost management • Experience of acting as Commission Manager on small to medium sized projects, or at least sufficient related experience to enable a step up to performing the role of Commission Manager • Good knowledge of the main procurement methods and their application with respect to the 'tactical procurement' of small to medium sized buildings • Knowledge and understanding of value engineering • Experience of utilising a range of industry standard processes and systems (IT and other) in order to effectively deliver a project. • Professionally qualified (RICS or similar) • Degree or HNC level qualification • Ability to successfully manage and prioritise more than one project at a time. Additional Information Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change. We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. Please find out more about us at #LI-SW1 More

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