Cost Manager (Consultancy) – South Dublin Hybrid

Job Details

DesigBuild Search are working closely with a leading Irish owned construction consultancy practice who provide a full spectrum of services from cost management to sustainability advice across all industry sectors. Due to continued success and growth they have multiple openings for 2 Senior Quantity Surveyors. The purpose of this position(s) is to bring additional expertise, sectoral knowledge and cost management skills to out clients busy South Dublin office. In this position you will deliver industry leading cost management services to both existing and new clients at various stages of projects from inception to completion.

Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or related field
8+ years post college experince
Previous PQS experience

Requirements and duties:

  • Pre-contract cost control and advise to design teams and clients.
  • Pre-contract document preparation.
  • All post contract functions including; interim recommendations, cost reporting, client meetings and final account reconciliations on a diverse range of projects.
  • Responsibility for training and development of junior Quantity Surveyors as part of team structure. Key Accountabilities
  • Confident ownership of project/projects from inception to launch.
  • Preparation of budget estimates and detailed cost planning; reporting directly to clients.
  • Competent in the ‘take-off’ of all Bills of Quantities (supervision and checking the ‘take-off’ of Junior Surveyors included).
  • Sound knowledge of building costs per Square ft. and current market rates.
  • Compiling contract documentation. Acts authoritatively on behalf of the company and clients in discussing post contract variations.
  • Ability to review and resolve contractual claims.
  • Acts authoritatively on behalf of the company/client in discussing and agreeing post/contractual variations.
  • Preparation of cost reports and monthly valuations.
  • Proficient in the preparation of cash flow reports, progress recommendations and agreement of final accounts.
  • Delivery of sounds construction and procurement advice to existing and potential clients.
  • Interacts positively with all internal stakeholders and peers, including directors, associates and junior staff members.
  • Engages confidently with design teams, contractors and clients
  • To attend meetings and act as a sound company representative at client, design team and site meetings.
  • Exceeds goals and objectives set by team leader.
  • Training and development of junior staff and the ability to delegate work appropriately across a team structure.
  • Keep abreast of topical issues relevant to the profession and industry in general