Cost Engineers/ Managers

  • Location

    Bristol, England

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    Quantity Surveyor

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  • Contact:

    Vanessa Theobald

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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My client is currently looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager to support their team working with a number of their prestigious clients within the Infrastructure sector, based out of our Bristol or Cardiff offices and servicing Bristol and the South West of England.

Job Objectives
To work as Cost Manager within Bristol, South West of England & South Wales Infrastructure team.
Has the ability to operate effectively within a co-located environment with the Clients, Consultants and Contractors project delivery teams.
Ability to work within a partnering environment, form effective working relationships and make a positive outcome to the investment programme/sub-programme.
Commercial Administration of a portfolio of projects.
Production of costs plans, estimates, benchmarking analysis of schemes, awareness of WLCs. -Support the production of commercial reports incorporating metrics (e.g. EVM, outturn analysis)
Experienced in change, risk and value management. -Identifying new opportunities and support in the development of bids/tenders.
Support and develop Assistant Cost Managers and the commercial team. A Cost Manager will in part be assessed by the extent to which:
Service delivery on commissions is in line with the conditions of appointment
They work as an effective member of the cost management team, including where appropriate, taking effective responsibility for Assistant Cost Managers Opportunities are identified to develop new business with existing clients Margin levels are kept track of on all commissions.
Key information and data is effectively cascaded and appropriately retained

Required Skills
Construction or infrastructure background in at least one of the following sectors: water, gas, power, rail, light rail/trams, highways, environmental, regulated industries.
Contract background in at least one of the following contracts: NEC, ICE, JCT or FIDIC
Preferably degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline, project management or surveying.
Associate or full membership of an appropriate professional institution. -Solid appreciation of Cost Management of multiple multi-discipline engineering design and construction projects (>£10m Capital Expenditure).
Both site and office based experience on a variety of project types including civil and building infrastructure projects. #LI-VF1