Cost Manager

Location
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
Up to £45000.00 per annum
Posted
23 Sep 2020
Closes
21 Oct 2020
Ref
3860181
Contact
Stuart Hunt
Function
Estimator
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cost Manager - Birmingham City Centre - Permanent

Your new company

An international company with great strength and a culture of progression. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of their staff, they're dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise. Join now and you'll benefit from a development programme across our Infrastructure Portfolio designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.


Your new role

  • Provide key point of contact for all Cost reporting and cost intelligence, working closely with the Senior Cost Manager to maintain Cost models to ensure accurate reporting, bench marking and analysis of infrastructure Costs;
  • Provide expert professional advice covering Infrastructure Costs to our Client and wider business stakeholders (including, but not limited to, Procurement Specialists, Cost / Contract Management personnel, Estimators and Project Controls);
  • Ensure continuous development and improvement of our Client's policies, procedures and resources
  • Work closely with the Scheduling team to ensure integration and alignment of infrastructure Cost models and schedules; and
  • Aid in the development of bench marking database and reporting process to provide timely and accurate advice to inform decision making.




What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience on significant Infrastructure projects ideally but not limited to the Rail Sector
  • Good working knowledge of financial systems.
  • Understand the inter-relationship between time cost and commercial aspects of the project life cycle.
  • Working knowledge of Primavera.
  • Experience and knowledge of cost systems, such as SAP, Oracle CostOS and PRISM; and
  • Familiarity of the public sector policies, processes and procedures and associated political impacts.


  • Membership of the RICS, ACostE, ICES or similar relevant professional association, and degree or equivalent experience or achieved NVQ Level 2 in Project Controls;
  • Experience in high value, complex construction or infrastructure project environments;
  • Understanding of complex and diverging project data, with an ability to assimilate and convert into meaningful metrics and management reports;
  • Commercial and quantity surveying skills, with full working knowledge of the construction industry, in particular NEC Form of Contracts and their commercial basis;
  • Ability to develop and understand performance measurement of projects using Earned Value Management and similar techniques;
  • Commercial and quantity surveying skills, with full working knowledge of the construction industry, in particular NEC Form of Contracts and their commercial basis;
  • Ability to develop and understand performance measurement of projects using Earned Value Management (EVM) and similar techniques




What you'll get in return

A fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, well-being, financial and lifestyle choices.

What you need to do now
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