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Associate Cost Manager

Aldwych Consulting
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£62000 - £74000 per annum
Closing date
8 Aug 2022
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Are you an experienced Cost Manager ready to take on an Associate level role? Are you ready to take on more responsibilities and grow a team of your own? Have experience in the residential, education or corporate real estate sectors? Then keep reading!

A leading construction consultancy firm are looking for a talented Associate Cost Manager to join their team in Leeds. You will join a very established team of 90 consultants working across a range of impressive projects with an enviable client list.

Ideally, you'll already be operating at a senior level with 5+ years' experience in a consultancy environment, be client facing with the ability to deliver commissions of varying scale and complexity in the higher education sector.

With a strong pipeline of prestigious projects and clients this is an amazing opportunity for a technically strong individual to help grow the team and develop their career further.


  • Ability to deliver and manage the provision of Cost Consultancy services on major or complex projects from inception to handover
  • Act as day to day lead on projects, providing service delivery, demonstrating your role as a key stakeholder and first point of contact
  • Responsible for pre and post project commercial management and reporting
  • Prepare Client cost reports and report on change during the life of a project
  • Have an awareness of project costs outside of direct Construction (design, supervision, land, statutory undertakers, employer direct)
  • Development of Client relationships and Key Account Management
  • Ability and desire to generate repeat business and win new work
  • Extensive experience of various forms of Building Contract including JCT and NEC
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both Clients and Internal Staff
  • Experience of running small teams either project or internal team management (preferable)
  • Provide guidance, leadership, mentoring and technical expertise to team members
  • Experienced in the provision of Employers Agent services (preferable)
  • Detailed knowledge of construction costs and market conditions
  • Manage commercial aspects of commissions including governance, fee management.
  • Ability to prepare fee proposals and bid submissions
  • Manage workload and project resources
  • Mentoring trainee, assistant and graduate colleagues


  • Significant experience in the property/buildings construction sectors
  • MRICS or similar accreditation
  • Ideally 5+ years working in a professional consultancy environment
  • Client facing experience, including working with clients on a commission/project basis and the ability to work closely with multiple stakeholders
  • Have a full breadth of cost management experience from initial feasibility and giving high level cost advice, through cost planning at various design stages, procurement experience, and a proven ability to control costs post contract
  • In-depth working knowledge of JCT and/or NEC contracts
  • Proficient in electronic forms of measurement and associated cost planning software (CostX, CATO/ Causeway, etc)
  • Working knowledge of new rules of measurement (NRM)
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other role-related software packages
  • Ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Ability to oversee a team on commissions/projects/programmes
  • Confident, outgoing, with the drive to succeed and develop


  • Full autonomy and flexibility to work from home
  • Excellent work/life balance with an extremely high offering of annual leave
  • Bonus


Aldwych Consulting deliver on Recruitment Solutions within the Private Consultancy sectors in the UK and internationally,  
We have an exceptional track record of helping clients and candidates by working collaboratively and investing expertise in the industry to make outstanding introductions.

With over seventeen years industry experience and a team of specialist consultants, Aldwych Consulting are the recruiter of choice whether you are an employer or a job seeker. 

We have a first class reputation with clients from boutique consultancies though to global international firms. 

Our areas of specialism include:

– Cost Management  / Quantity Surveying
– Project Management
– Building Surveying

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