Commercial Cost Manager
Our prestigious retail client are looking for an experienced Commercial Cost Manager to manage construction cost, risk and procurement across the EMEIA region. You will deliver detailed, realistic budgets in good time to ensure correct decisions can be made on multi-million pound investments. You will be working closely with Construction Managers, Architectural Planners, Finance and Commercial Procurement to consult on construction projects, review construction issues, provide clarification on scope of works & design options and ensure that best value is achieved across all projects.
Experience in Chartered Surveying, Quantity Surveying, cost management and project management as well as detailed knowledge of the construction process is essential for this role. The role involves pre and post contract duties including but not limited to cost estimating, tendering and cost & risk control as well as contractual agreement compilation and execution. You will have a degree or equivalent qualification in Quantity Surveying and either be a member or be working towards becoming a member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Construction Faculty (MRICS).
Key skills & responsibilities:
·Manage the cost and procurement aspects of regional projects from initial proposal through to authorisation of funding and scheme inception.
·Maintain up to date cost reports and provide regular updates on spend.
·Implement modelling and estimating techniques to suit the types of programmes, projects and initiatives with solutions which will ensure best value is delivered.
·Monitor the financial progress of individual projects through regular communication and reports assessing the potential impact of change on the budgets.
·Agree final accounts with all contractors, consultants and suppliers.
·Develop and maintain accurate benchmark costs across all store formats and individual cost elements regarding the retail fit-out industry context.
·BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualification.
·Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Construction Faculty (MRICS) or working towards.