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Senior/Associate Director Cost Consultant, up to £85,000

Turner Property Recruitment
London (Greater)
Up to £85,000
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Cost Management
Senior Manager
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Application Type
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Cost Consultant – Senior Surveyor/ Associate Director – London

Turner Property Recruitment are delighted to be working with a leading medium size consultancy who work with commercial property investors, developers, owners and occupiers to deliver a full range of construction projects, from refurbishment schemes to new build developments, across the UK.


Our client covers all aspects of cost consultancy services on projects and are retained by a wide range of clients across all sectors and work closely with all stakeholders and other team members to deliver best value on all projects, through a proactive and collaborative approach. Whilst they typically cover full pre and post contract duties on projects, services are often tailored to suit a client’s specific needs, adopting a flexible approach to ensure the best project outcome. This process is driven by continuous communication and a sound understanding of our clients’ strategic objectives and project specific requirements.


Our client's Cost Consultancy service is underpinned by a comprehensive technical knowledge of construction and development processes, the application of established quantity surveying techniques, and strong team and leadership skills. They continuously seek to add value for their clients by engendering an open and honest approach, not being afraid to challenge, and delivering efficiencies of cost and time whilst mitigating project risks.


As a Cost Consultant you will also work closely when required with our client's Building Consultancy, Investment, Agency and Property Management teams, enabling them to provide their clients with the latest market knowledge.


The Cost Consultancy team has a position available immediately in our London Office for an experienced Senior / Associate Director quantity surveyor with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience, working client side in private practice. Experience acting as Employer’s Agent on design and build projects would be an advantage.


Key responsibilities: -

You will be responsible for providing advice on a wide range of project types and to a variety of clients many of whom are core clients of the business.

Developing and managing client relationships

Assisting Partner / Director to manage the team in achieving target and growing the business line.


Skills and Experience: -

A proven track record in ensuring that business operational and financial targets are met.

Strong understanding of all normal pre-contract quantity surveying functions including preparation of approximate estimates of cost from initial feasibility through to pre-tender stage, cash flow forecasting, advising on procurement options, advising on value engineering opportunities, preparation of tender documents with/without quantities, advising on warranties, bonds etc., managing tender processes, tender analysis and reporting and preparing building contracts typically using standard or amended JCT and NEC forms; and all post-contract quantity surveying services including interim valuations, financial reporting, valuing variations and negotiating/agreeing final accounts.

Strong understanding of standard forms of contract and associated documents, and of contract management/administration processes.

Good attention to detail, with a strong numerical and written ability.

Able to write clear, concise reports with well-argued conclusions & recommendations.

Target driven and able to work at pace.

You will be RICS qualified or similar.

Hold a full UK driving licence.

Good knowledge of measurement software and use of on-line portals such as JCT, NBS and BCIS.


What our client can offer you:


Competitive Salary

Transparent bonus scheme

Car allowance

25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Mobile phone/Laptop

Auto enrolment Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Flexible benefits including Health Cash Plan, Cycle to work, Holiday purchase and retail discounts

Season Ticket Loan

Professional Subscription/fees

Continuing professional development

Flexible Working Policy

Salary on offer is up to £85,000

If the role sounds like it could be a good fit, apply today or email Sarah for more details

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