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Senior Cost Consultant

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    Quantity Surveyor

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  • Salary:

    £50.00 - £60.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Natalie Pritchard-Barrett

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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We are looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor/ Senior Cost Consultant to lead the commercial management function across the programme, working on various defence projects. Duties to include:
Develop cost models, benchmarking and investment appraisals
You shall be responsible for delivering a scope of work in line with various controls, and will have significant technical knowledge and experience in the defence sector
Assist in the coaching and development of other team members in order to share knowledge, increase team skill level and improve the standard of service delivery
Work within established financial systems and budgets to produce reports and forecasts and track budgets, overseeing costing and variances in order to manage and control cost variables
Provide advice to colleagues on risk management, compliance and associated behaviours, to ensure adherence to risk and compliance processes · Present any project risks or issues to senior managers to ensure the project is not adversely impacted
Analyse and review a range of data and documents to collate key themes and trends, using this analysis in conjunction with own knowledge to provide advice and make recommendations to support cost and commercial management decision-making
Use own knowledge and experience combined with research of industry best practice to analyse existing processes and policies
Share knowledge and provide insightful recommendations to assist service improvement and innovation Has regular engagement with senior client team members and key stakeholders
Accountable for and reports progress on all aspects of the projects within the framework including commercial performance
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
Relevant professional qualification or chartered status
SC clearance is required.