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Cost Manager, Real Estate

Job in Dublin - Ireland
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Company: Turner & Townsend
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-10-20
Job specializations:
  • Business
    Business Analyst, Business Development, Director of Business Development
  • Management
    Sales Manager
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Cost Manager, Real Estate, Ireland

Job Summary

At Turner & Townsend we’re 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 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Job Objectives

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, producing the tender list, putting the preliminaries together, preparing the tender documents (including Bills of Quantities as necessary), tender analysis, producing the tender report and compiling the contractual documents
  • Dealing effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes, where applicable referring major changes to line manager
  • 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
  • Where appropriate, leading a cost management team, ensuring that they deliver on all of the above accountabilities
  • Marketing and business development, to include:

  • Identifying opportunities to develop new business with existing clients and reporting such opportunities to the appropriate line manager and by making effective use of the marketing database
  • Assisting in the production of bid documentation
  • Identifying ways in which cost management procedures, templates and products can be improved and referring ideas to the appropriate line manager
  • Identifying cross-divisional opportunities
  • Internal management accountabilities, to include:

  • Knowledge management – Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is input into the Turner & Townsend internal database
  • Financial management – Utilising FMS in order to keep track of the ongoing margin levels
  • Process improvement – Identifying ways in which internal systems and processes can be improved and referring ideas to the appropriate line manager
  • Skills Required

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in delivering new build and/or fit-out projects on projects such as residential, commercial, educational, health and retail projects
  • Minimum requirement is a Degree in Construction Economics or Quantity Surveying; an honours degree is preferable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Right to work in Ireland
  • 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 www.turnerandtownsend.com

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    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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