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Senior Cost Consultant

Hunter Dunning


City of London, Greater London | United Kingdom

Job description

Senior Cost Consultant Job in East Central London

Senior Cost Consultant job in East Central London, for a progressive multidisciplinary construction consultancy. This is a great opportunity to join a sociable and growing team at the forefront of modern construction methods. You will be working on a variety of projects across residential and mixed-use for mainly private developer clients. The role offers a competitive and negotiable basic from £70,000 - £90,000 + Bonus + Travel + Hybrid Working + 27 Days Holiday.

Established 7 years ago, this construction consultancy is renowned for its modern methods of construction, delivering homes whilst being aware of societal and environmental challenges. Made up of 100 employees across cost management and project management, they serve the residential, affordable housing, BTR, Student Accommodation, Mixed-Use and Later Living sectors. They are a growing consultancy working on predominantly exciting London-based regeneration mixed-use schemes of up to £2.5b. We are looking for Associate or Senior Cost Consultant candidates ideally with a Consultancy or Developer background.

Role & Responsibilities

- Reporting to the Associate Director or Director

- Manage and supervise other junior members of the cost consultancy team

- Manage all cost consultancy services including pre-contract and post-contract

- Cost Control, Cost Planning, Cost Estimates and Procurement

- Negotiation and contract preparation

- Supply Chain Engagement

- Budget Reconciliations

- Cost reporting

- Site Valuations

- Contractor Payments

- Collate and structure cost data for the wider business

- Client liaison

- Undertake Quality Assurance and compliance checks

- Champion the utilisation of technology to enhance the service offering to clients and improve the efficiency of the wider business.

Required Skills & Experience

- Ability to lead commercial management for largescale schemes from feasibility to final accounts

- Ideally 5+ years' experience as a Cost Consultant / Quantity Surveyor from a Consultancy or Developer

- Excellent experience in cost planning, cost control, reporting and procurement

- Experienced in serving private sector clients

- MRICS/MCIOB or working towards/willing to work towards

- Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar

- Experience in or passion for MMC and/or sustainability would be advantageous

- Proficient in Microsoft Office.

What you get back

- Salary £70,000 - £90,000 (Negotiable)

- Discretionary Bonus

- 27 days holiday + Bank Holidays

- Hybrid Working (typically 3 days in the office or to sites and 2 days remote working)

- Healthcare

- Pension matched up to 5%

- Life Assurance

- Mileage/Public Transport paid to sites

- Regular social events

- Support with professional industry subscriptions.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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£70k - £90k per annum

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