Cost Manager - Major Contractor

Girling Jones Limited
55000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual + + attractive package & benefits
10 Jan 2017
19 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Girling Jones Ltd are looking to speak with Pre Construction Managers and/or Cost Managers for a new role working for one of the UK's leading housing contractors - an award winning business with an excellent presence across the South West region.With over 50 years of experience building high quality new homes as well as their involvement in mixed use developments, they have built their business on a foundation of first class reputation and consistent delivery.

Their project capabilities range from GBP5m to GBP50m with an ever increasing portfolio. The following types of build are currently being competitively priced

- Residential (High end and affordable)
- Speculative housing
- Retirement Villages & Extra Care

Key Responsibilities

- Initial appraisal of land opportunities
- Handover of cost information to commercial and production teams in clear standardised format ensuring values for individual work packages are identified.
- Where appropriate use best practice from contracting process to ensure cost certainty and best value
- Select Sub-contractors based on price but taking into account other criteria, i.e. work content, size, location and workload
- Organise and delegate tender elements so that tender can be collated by the Adjudication date
- Ensure best prices are obtained
- Liaise with Client to achieve a final price and specification to meet their requirements.
- Using information available prepare a cost plan using historical data
- Foster good relationship with Clients and their Consultants during tender period to encourage repeat business and opportunities through Consultants with new Clients

In order to be considered for this role, you must have the following experience:

- ICE, NEC, JCT and Dev Agreement forms of contract.
- Planning as part of the tender process
- Suitable industry-based qualification i.e. ICE/RICS/CIOB
- Computer literacy, including knowledge of Conquest or similar estimating system
- People management, leadership and strong negotiation experience.

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Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.