Overview

Job Title: Cost Manager
Location: Sheffield, UK
Company Overview: Join a dynamic and innovative consultancy firm based in Sheffield, specialising in providing comprehensive cost management solutions to a diverse range of clients. With a commitment to excellence and a collaborative approach, they pride themselves on delivering exceptional service and value to their clients across various sectors.
Position Overview: They are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Cost Manager to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a background in quantity surveying and a proven track record in consultancy, with the ability to manage costs effectively throughout all stages of a project.
Responsibilities:
Provide accurate cost estimates and forecasts throughout the lifecycle of projects.
Conduct detailed cost analysis and risk assessments to identify potential areas for savings or cost overruns.
Collaborate closely with clients, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment of project objectives and budgets.
Prepare tender documentation, contracts, and procurement strategies in line with client requirements.
Monitor project progress and financial performance, providing regular updates and reports to stakeholders.
Manage change control procedures and variations to ensure compliance with budgetary constraints.
Provide expert advice and guidance on cost management strategies, value engineering, and cost-saving initiatives.
Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying or a related field.
Proven experience in cost management within a consultancy environment.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data and financial information.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with clients and stakeholders.
Proficiency in relevant software tools such as MS Excel, CostX, or similar.
Membership of a relevant professional body (e.g., RICS) is desirable but not essential.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a proactive and solution-focused approach.
Knowledge of construction industry regulations, standards, and best practices.
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications.
Benefits:
Competitive salary package.
Opportunities for career development and progression.
Flexible working arrangements.
Pension scheme.
Health and wellness programs.

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