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Senior Cost Manager

New York, USA  
 Salary:  Based on Experience

 

Job Summary

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

 

Job Objectives

1. Advise client on construction cost strategies, manage vendor prequalification, assess proposals, bids, and bid leveling documents, make final recommendations to the client, attend/chair bid interviews, & manage appointment process by selecting appropriate procurement methods, maintaining a procurement tracker, performing bid leveling analysis, discussing/resolving scope gaps with contract, and preparing tender analysis report

2. Manage estimating by developing estimates relating to construction, fees, direct work and other costs using uni-format and master-format templates and Cost-X software; reviewing estimations and drawing discrepancies with design team; presenting estimates to client; presenting value engineering recommendations and risk assessments to client; meeting with vendors to review, validate, and challenge costs and change orders; and reviewing estimates by utilizing benchmark data

3. Manage cost reporting by establishing schedule, reviewing & presenting cost reports and forecasts, reviewing project budget & spend forecast with client, developing & maintaining commercial risk register, hosting periodic meetings with project team & vendors to advise on anticipated final cost

4. Manage & monitor invoicing process by reviewing applications for payment; liaising with contractors on requirements (including releasing retainage, claims for materials off-site, etc.), verifying that all materials onsite align with monthly contractor reports, updating schedule of values, and providing payment recommendations to the client

5. Benchmark performance against other commissions

6. Hold post-contract reviews with client to establish lessons learned document and apply lessons to create training manual

7. Develop procedures governing project handover

8. Perform all of the duties above through the use/preparation of Bid Analysis Sheets,Change Control Forms,Cost Est. & Takeoff Software

 

 

Skills Required

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Related Field and 3 years of experience in the job offered or 3 years of experience in the Related Occupation.

 RELATED OCCUPATION:

Estimator, Cost Consultant, Quantity Surveyor, or related title performing following listed job duties:

1. Advise on construction cost strategies, manage prequalification of vendors, assess proposals, bids, and bid leveling documents, make final recommendations, attend/chair bid interviews, & manage appointment process by evaluating procurement methods, performing bid leveling analysis, discussing/resolving scope gaps with contract, and preparing tender analysis report

2. Manage estimating by developing estimates (relating to construction, fees, direct work and other costs); reviewing estimations and drawing discrepancies with design team; presenting estimates; presenting value engineering recommendations and risk assessments; meeting with vendors and/or General Contractors to review, validate, and challenge costs and change orders; and reviewing estimates by utilizing benchmark data

3. Manage cost reporting by establishing reporting schedule, reviewing & presenting cost reports and forecasts, reviewing project budget & spend forecast, developing & maintaining commercial risk register, hosting periodic meetings with project team & vendors to advise on the anticipated final account cost

4. Manage & monitor invoicing process by reviewing applications for payment; liaising with contractors on requirements (including releasing retainage, claims for materials off-site, etc.), verifying that all materials onsite align with monthly contractor reports, updating schedule of values, and providing payment recommendations

5. Benchmark performance against other commissions

6. Hold post-contract reviews to establish a lessons learned document and apply lessons to create training manual

7. Develop procedures governing handover of project

8. Perform all of the duties above through the use/preparation of Bid Analysis Sheets,Change Control Forms,Cost Est. & Takeoff Software



 
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