Cost Manager – Real Estate – Turner & townsend Careers – Darlington

Turner & townsend Careers

Company Description At Turner & Townsend were passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society. Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide. Job Description Turner & Townsend has an exciting opportunity for a Cost Manager to join our Northeast Real Estate team to help guide our clients and their professional teams on a number of exciting and iconic life sciences projects across Durham. Youll have a real desire and commitment to understand how the builders of the past put together their buildings, and what that means to modern contractors. Youll be working on a day-to-day basis with leading conservators, architects and engineers to ensure that the client and contractor deliver the best value for money advising all parties on the best solutions from a qualitative and commercial perspective. Were looking for individuals possessing a keen interest in this space with a good knowledge of construction, whether from a Main Contracting or PQS background; who possess an outgoing / collaborative approach. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Commission Management, to include: * Assisting on feasibility studies and writing procurement reports * Estimating and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan * Tendering and procuring, including managing the pre-qualification stage * Dealing effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes * Taking personal responsibility for making cost checks and carrying out valuations on larger projects and in all cases ensuring that timely and accurate cost checking and valuation takes place * Producing monthly post contract cost reports and presenting them to the client * Inputting into value engineering * Negotiating and agreeing final accounts * Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages Qualifications Experience and Skills * A proven track record of delivering high quality cost management / quantity surveying services across the full project lifecycle * Ideally professionally qualified (RICS or similar) * Degree or HNC level qualification Company Values Statement: We endeavour to create a work environment that reflects the culture of the company, and we encourage every member of our staff to embrace our commitment to be: Professional, Quality Driven, Goal Orientated, Customer Focused, Continuously Improving, Flexible, Open & Integrated. Company Vision: To become the leading global provider of professional services to the natural resources, infrastructure and property markets, rewarded for the value we create. Additional Information Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change. We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. Please find out more about us at #LI-WJ1 SOX control responsibilities may be part of this role, which are to be adhered to where applicable. It is strictly against Turner & Townsend policy for candidates to pay any fee in relation to our recruitment process. No recruitment agency working with Turner & Townsend will ask candidates to pay a fee at any time. Any unsolicited resumes/CVs submitted through our website or to Turner & Townsend personal e-mail accounts, are considered property of Turner & Townsend and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorised Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Turner & Townsend, there must be a formal written agreement in place and the agency must be invited, by the Recruitment Team, to submit candidates for review.

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