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Cost Manager

Our client is currently looking for a Senior Cost Manager to work within a major energy framework.

JOB OBJECTIVES:

  • Establishing friendly, professional and appropriate relationships with clients, colleagues and other parties involved in the projects and programmes they support.
  • Liaising with head office and maintaining relationships between HO and other clients
  • Cost and stock management and transferring of costs from hubs to live projects
  • Administering a variety of contracts in accordance with project objectives and policies.
  • Providing accurate project cost monitoring, forecasting and reporting to completion in line with budget.
  • Pro-actively monitoring and managing cost variance and contract cash flow, and ensuring that applications are made correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Collaborating with client and contractor teams to manage the delivery of project deliverables, KPIs, and objectives, including programme performance and cost control
  • Managing contract change effectively, ensuring that projects remain within governance and adopt best practice.
  • Driving improvements in the accuracy of forecasts and budgets.
  • Proactively providing sound commercial knowledge and support to all stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed.
  • Leading people and commissions as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Previous experience or a sound and suitable understanding of the following will be a distinct advantage in applying for this role:

  • Excellent communication
  • Contract Management
  • Cost Management
  • Change management and control valuation
  • Risk Management
  • Procurement
  • Estimating
  • Pricing
  • Reporting
  • Collaborative approach and best-for-project attitude
  • Sharing best practice
  • People management
  • Commission management
  • Identifying and driving efficiencies and improvements through the project life cycle.
  • Good knowledge of construction industry ideally within the utilities/power sector.
  • Ideally hold or be working towards an appropriate professional body membership or equivalent.

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