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Senior Cost Manager

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £60k - 65k per year

  • Contact:

    Emily Atkins

  • Contact email:

    Emily.atkins@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 068

  • Job ref:

    JO0000023512

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Career defining opportunities now available on the UK's most exciting civil engineering project, HS2.
 
If you are a Senior Cost Manager, this is the project to be on.

Are you looking to work for an international company who makes your career objectives, your progression, training and development a priority?
 
Join my client, you'll benefit from a development programme across our Infrastructure Portfolio designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.
 
We are looking for Senior Cost Managers to support Infrastructure project teams and post Covid 19 restrictions, will be based in our client's support offices across London.
 
These roles will be mainly home based due to COVID but applicants will ideally be local to London as they will be visiting HS2 offices regularly and will be returning to offices post COVID.
 
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 + package, dependent on experience
 
Key Competencies and Underpinning Knowledge:
·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
·Familiarity of the public sector policies, processes and procedures and associated political impacts. 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, 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;

My client offers an impressive range of benefits including but not limited to:
·Travel insurance
·Life assurance
·Competitive pension schemes
·Travel insurance
·Gym discount
·Dental insurance
·A structured training scheme
·Continuous Professional Development Activities
 
Responsibilities:
·Lead a small team of Cost Managers within project delivery team, coordinating and aggregating the outputs and feeding into overall Programme
·Maintain responsibility for the accuracy of cost data, including transposition into Cost systems and business reporting;
·Assure all Cost data that feeds into Cost reporting within the area, as well as all Cost data that feeds into Programme reporting;
·Act as main point of contact for all Cost reporting and Cost intelligence, working closely with the Head of Cost Management to maintain Cost Systems ensuring accurate reporting, benchmarking and analysis of Clients infrastructure costs;
·Provide expert professional advice covering Clients infrastructure Costs to our client and wider business stakeholders (including, but not limited to, Procurement specialists, Cost / Contract Management personnel, Estimators and Project Controllers);
·Ensure continuous development and improvement of Clients policies, procedures and resources for all Cost services.
·Work closely with the Finance, Commercial, Project Management teams and other Project Controls functions to ensure Cost is integrated with all other functions and aids in informing decisions; and Aid in the development of a benchmarking database and in the reporting process to provide timely and accurate advice to inform decision making.


Requirements:
·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
 
Security Clearance:
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.
 
If applying to this role please send in your CV to me at emily.atkins@carringtonwest.com or give me a call on 023 9387 6068