Want to join a leading international, independent real estate consultancy with an all together different approach? Are you a Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor looking for that next step in their career?

Due to continued growth, our client is seeking a Senior Chartered Cost Manager in their London office to undertake all pre and post contract cost management responsibilities on a range of new build and refurbishment projects. You will be preparing early feasibility cost estimates, advising clients on adding value to their projects, procurement and post contract cost control.

This is an exciting opportunity to assist in building and shaping a rapidly-growing service line and gain experience across a range of sectors including industrial, commercial, residential and retail.

The key responsibilities for the role:

  • Run projects individually & as part of a team
  • Pre & post contract work, cost estimates & tender process.
  • Cost manage projects on site – valuations, cost reports and final accounts.
  • Specific sector knowledge not essential but our main areas are Industrial/Residential, new builds and refurbs
  • No line management but potential to mentor more junior members of the team.
  • Undertake market research and prepare cost estimates.
  • Provide support as required to the wider cost management team.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications required:

  • Related degree
  • Previous experience of pre and post contract cost management
  • Experience as a consultant cost manager on projects £500k to £30m
  • Confident in using specialist software such as Cato.
  • Good Excel and report writing skills
  • Ability to analyse cost data and trends
  • Can demonstrate that they have delivered the project and not just been involved in the project team.
  • Full and clean UK driving licence
  • Comfortable in working alone and as part of a team.
  • Specific sector knowledge not essential but our main areas are Industrial/Residential, new builds and refurbs

The Company

A leading international, independent real estate consultancy. They work with owners, occupiers, developers and funders, across both private and public sectors, to help them get more out of their real estate, at every stage of the property life cycle.

They have a multi-skilled team of surveyors, engineers, technical specialists, consultants and project managers operating across the UK, Ireland, Germany, Spain and The Netherlands. They have a unique way of working and believe that people do things better by doing them together. We aim to do the right thing, be clear, transparent and find some fun along the way.

Why join?

A hardworking, progressive, successful and fun. Our client is independently-owned and independently-minded, not afraid to give honest advice or to be themselves. Our client strives to achieve the right balance for you, delivering excellent client service whilst supporting you in fulfilling your potential and achieving your goals.

They offer a highly competitive salary and a generous benefits package including:

  • An employee-owned business who directly benefit from its success through dividends
  • Life assurance and private medical insurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • 5% Employer pension contribution
  • 25 days of holiday and an extra day off on your birthday
  • Cycle to work scheme, retail vouchers, gym discounts, and more
  • Happy to consider flexible working arrangements
  • EV car scheme
  • Longevity awards

They are a sociable bunch and host pay day drinks, quarterly lunches, quiz nights, and cultural and sporting activities to socialise and have fun with your colleagues. Our client also loves giving back and take part in numerous charity events all over the country throughout the year.

If this role is of interest, please apply via the link and we will be in touch. Alternatively you can contact Harriet at Pivotal Construction Recruitment to discuss the role in more detail.

PIVOTAL RECRUITMENT LTD acts as an employment agency (perm) and an Employment Business (temp/contract).

Pivotal Construction Services Limited trading as Pivotal Construction Recruitment (12931072) acts as an Employment Agency and is a subsidiary of Talentia Group.

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