Cost Manager | Belfast

What is the purpose of this role?

Reporting to an Associate, your role is to deliver informed and tailored cost management services to a variety of clients across a number of sectors.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare cost plans, feasibility studies, tender documentation and pre-tender estimates.
  • Attending client, site and design team meetings throughout the life of each project and actively contribute at these meetings
  • Prepare robust contract documentation, including Letters of Intent, for execution by our clients and their main contractors.
  • Actively carry out the post contract quantity surveying activities on schemes, including:
    • Preparing cost reports and discussing them with the clients project manager prior to submission.
    • Agreeing monthly valuations with the main contractors.
    • Valuing scheme variations.
    • Agreeing scheme final accounts
    • Analysing scheme construction costs for the client’s taxation purposes
  • Assist in the management of relationships with various people, including clients, project architects, services engineers, project managers, suppliers, contractors, as well as the internal teams


Skills required

  • Applies knowledge and experience intelligently to produce high quality work
  • Communicates clearly and concisely to clients
  • Proactively manages own workload, prioritising and planning effectively
  • Keep abreast of current business and industry news
  • Actively engage in personal development


 Experience and qualifications

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Currently working towards APC
  • Both pre- and post-contract skills and experience, with a focus on cost planning
  • Experience of working on a variety of sectors
  • Experience of working on multiple projects at any given time


How will you know if you are succeeding?

  • Projects and tasks will be delivered in a timely manner and to Bruceshaw’s high standards.
  • Expectations are managed through effective communication with others
  • You will have built excellent relationships with Clients, Partners and Colleagues
  • Positive attitude and projection of an appropriate Bruce Shaw image
  • Respected by Colleagues within the company


Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Pension scheme