Cost Consultant - Property Sectors
Mace
Manchester, United Kingdom
1d ago

The opportunity

Be a part of our cost consultancy business that spans our five global hubs, where you can oversee work for world leading organisations across the public and private sectors.

Cost Consultant

At Mace we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about cost and commercial management.

Typical duties will include :

  • Conducting feasibility studies, advising on procurement strategies and contract selection, writing and undertaking procurement reports.
  • Applying the value management techniques at the outset of a project.

  • Managing, estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan.
  • Provide Employers Agent support where needed.
  • Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed.
  • Being a key interface with client, stakeholders and other consultants at all project stages.
  • Handling of contractual frameworks and standard form of contract.
  • Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve cost management procedures, templates, products and hence improve the services provided to the clients.
  • Identifying and acting upon ways to improve internal systems and processes.
  • Your knowledge, experience and skills need to include :

  • Previous experience in a cost consultancy practice in a similar role.
  • Previous experience working with public / private sector clients
  • JCT / NEC form of contract experience essential
  • Cost planning, budgeting and estimating experience.
  • Knowledge of contract law and contractual frameworks relating to construction.
  • Sound knowledge and ability to undertake and advise on Contract Administration
  • Knowledge of value engineering and life cycle costing.
  • Strong understanding of industry best practice.
  • Understanding of hot topic issues such as Sustainability, Social Value, Carbon Reduction impacting Public Sector
  • Capex V Opex Cost Analysis / advice
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