Cost Manager - QS Background

Cost Manager - QS Background

Expats Direct | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 12 days ago

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Description

The client provides quality advisory services to partners in both the public and private sector by leveraging diverse experience of the entire project lifecycle to guarantee the successful delivery of major projects across a variety of industries.
They currently have an opportunity for a cost management professional to join the growing Melbourne team. This role is ideal for an engineer / quantity surveyor (QS) with cost planning and quantum claims experience looking to elevate their career and build their leadership experience, working closely with the directors to lead a growing service.
The role will assist with leading the cost management team on a variety of projects in the engineering and/or construction sectors.
Responsibilities:
  • Provide quality cost management services across the project lifecycle on building and infrastructure projects
  • Cost planning and estimating using CostX or similar
  • Prepare and review technical reports
  • Complete quantum claims analysis and associated reports
  • Lead and mentor junior employees and increase Cost Management expertise within the business
  • Secure and deliver new business opportunities
  • Member of the Senior Management Team responsible that contributes to the success of the Melbourne office
  • Qualifications and experience:
  • 10+ years' experience in cost management, planning, quantity surveying, and quantum claims roles
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • MRICS or AIQS status is beneficial but not necessary
  • Strong cost management experience, including estimating, cost planning and cost claims experience
  • Excellent communication skills including report writing
  • Experience working in a consultancy or advisory environment
  • Experience engaging directly with clients and managing client expectation
  • What you can expect:
  • A culture that genuinely values people
  • An opportunity to grow your career and lead a team
  • A fun social environment with plenty of company sponsored events
  • A great workplace culture which values collaboration and flexibility
  • Employee led initiatives in diversity, inclusion and social responsibility
  • A competitive salary plus bonus
  • A range of employee benefits
  • They are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone can feel comfortable to be their full selves at work. They embrace diversity in all forms through respect for their people, their families, and their communities. They believe they are better together and realise the power of diversity, bringing the right people together to ensure optimal outcomes for all.
    As a proud WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women, they believe in gender equality and equal opportunity.