European Cost Manager

cardiff Office

ChandlerKBS provides independent consultancy services across a wide range of sectors throughout the UK and mainland Europe. Working on some of Europe's largest building and engineering projects we have successfully managed projects across a variety of private, public and utility sectors. As a business, we are growing nationally and internationally and as a result, we are seeking a talented and motivated Cost Manager to join our Cardiff based European team that specialises in the hospitality sector.

As a Cost Manager, you will provide support for the day to day responsibility for small to medium projects, support larger projects / programmes of work and demonstrate the ability to take on tasks with minimal supervision. You will develop our business through networking and managing client relationships. Other aspects of your role will include the preparation of budget estimates, cost plans and client reports as well as contract administration including preparation of valuations, forecasts, cost reports and attendance at project meetings. You will deliver all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner to a high standard of quality.

We require a Cost Manager with excellent client facing skills, who can manage the relationship with a wide range of stakeholders in a flexible environment. The successful candidate will be able to cope with demanding and changing timeframes and be able to provide support to junior team members.

To be considered for this role you will be qualified in construction, quantity surveying, engineering or other RICS accredited degree and will be working towards MRICS or similar. Experience of industry standard forms of contract, including JCT, NEC and bespoke models for European projects is important for this role as well as being analytically minded with excellent IT skills (Excel, Microsoft Project would be an advantage). A willingness to travel would also be an advantage.

Private health insurance, critical illness cover, and pension scheme are all included in the attractive package.

ChandlerKBS is an equal opportunities employer and an accredited Investor in People (IIP). We provide structured training plans for APC and general career development.

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Jo Hurley, HR Manager
Chandlers House
Terra Nova Way
Penarth Marina
Cardiff, CF64 1SA

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