Cost Manager / Senior Cost Manager

Cost Manager / Senior Cost Manager

Job Title: Cost Manager / Senior Cost Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0000KJD
Contact Name: Kim Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 20, 2016 17:31

Job Description

Cost Manager | Senior Cost Manager


£30,000 - £50,000

We are currently looking for Cost Managers and Senior Cost Managers to work on an ambitious Infrastructure project based across the West Midlands.

Joining an enthusiastic team you will be required to articulate the programme requirements and enter into negotiations with third parties and ensuring all agreements are executed.

your responsibilities will include but not be limited to;

  • Managing estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan
  • Applying Value Management techniques at the outset of a project
  • Pre and Post-contract cost management
  • Ensuring that cost analysis, cost checking and valuation work is managed effectively
  • Taking a lead role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
  • Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve cost management procedures, templates and products and hence improve the service provided to clients
  • Ensuring that post-contract cost variances and change control processes are managed effectively
  • Ensuring the production of monthly post-contract cost reports and presenting them to the client
  • Life cycle costing
  • Preparation of final accounts
  • Preparation of Bills of Quantity

The ideal candidate will have;

  • A background in Civil Engineering, Rail, Power or Utilities
  • Be contractually aware of NEC3, JCT or FIDIC
  • Be chartered or working towards membership
  • Have a good understanding of the construction industry
  • Have a working knowledge of NR12 (desirable)

To apply for this role please send your CV to or call Kim on 02392 221 600 to discuss this role in further detail.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.