Cost Manager
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County), United Kingdom
2d ago
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A large engineering consultancy company is looking for a Senior Cost Manager to support projects teams based in Birmingham or London on a full time, permanent basis.

Minimum Requirements

Do you have experience working on infrastructure projects?

Do you have demonstrable knowledge of financial and cost systems?

Are you a member of a professional association?

If you have answered yes to all these questions, then we’d very much like to hear from you.

Job Description

An international engineering company is looking for a Senior Cost Manager to support their client’s project teams and post Covid19 restrictions.

The role will be initially working from home due to the current situation but will be eventually based in their Birmingham or London office.


  • Lead a small team of Cost Managers within project delivery team, coordinating and aggregating the outputs and feeding into overall Programme.
  • Maintain responsibility for the accuracy of cost data, including transposition into Cost systems and business reporting.
  • Assure all Cost data that feeds into Cost reporting within the area, as well as all Cost data that feeds into Programme reporting.
  • Act as main point of contact for all Cost reporting and Cost intelligence, working closely with the Head of Cost Management to maintain Cost Systems ensuring accurate reporting, benchmarking and analysis of Clients infrastructure costs.
  • Provide expert professional advice covering Clients infrastructure Costs to our client and wider business stakeholders (including, but not limited to, Procurement specialists, Cost / Contract Management personnel, Estimators and Project Controllers).
  • Ensure continuous development and improvement of Clients policies, procedures and resources for all Cost services.
  • Work closely with the Finance, Commercial, Project Management teams and other Project Controls functions to ensure Cost is integrated with all other functions and aids in informing decisions;
  • and Aid in the development of a benchmarking database and in the reporting process to provide timely and accurate advice to inform decision making.


  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, ACostE, ICES or similar relevant professional association.
  • Experience in high value, complex construction or infrastructure project environments.
  • Strong understanding of complex and diverging project data, with an ability to assimilate and convert into meaningful metrics and management reports.
  • Experience on significant Infrastructure projects ideally in the Rail sector or similar highly regulated sector.
  • Good working knowledge of financial systems and cost systems, such as SAP, Oracle CostOS and PRISM
  • Working knowledge of Primavera.
  • Commercial and quantity surveying skills.
  • Full working knowledge of the construction industry, in particular NEC Form of Contracts and their commercial basis.
  • Understand the inter-relationship between time cost and commercial aspects of the project life cycle.
  • Familiarity of the public sector policies, processes and procedures and associated political impacts.
  • Ability to develop and understand performance measurement of projects using Earned Value Management (EVM) and similar techniques.
  • Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

    Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business

    Job Type : Permanent

    Location : Birmingham, West Midlands (County),

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