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Associate Director (Cost Manager) - East Central London

  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £70,000 - £110,000 + Bonus + Hybrid Working + 27 Days Holiday + Healthcare
  • Ref 14337
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Associate Director – Cost Manager Job in East Central London

Associate Director – Cost Manager (Infrastructure) job in East Central London, for a progressive multidisciplinary construction consultancy. This is a great opportunity to join a sociable and growing team at the forefront of modern construction methods. You will be working on largescale residential infrastructure and master planning schemes for mainly private developer clients. The role offers a competitive and negotiable basic of £70,000 – £110,000 + Bonus + Travel + Hybrid Working + 27 Days Holiday.

Established 7 years ago, this construction consultancy is renowned for its modern methods of construction, delivering homes whilst being aware of societal and environmental challenges. Made up of 100 employees across cost management and project management, they serve the residential, affordable housing, BTR, Student Accommodation, Mixed-Use and Later Living sectors. They are a growing consultancy working on predominantly exciting London-based mixed-use schemes of up to £2.5b. Our client is looking for experience in largescale residential infrastructure and master planning schemes, you will be working from feasibility to completion, working closely with both clients and project teams. They are happy to consider someone at both a Senior Cost Manager level and Associate and Associate Director Cost Manager level.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Reporting to Director Level
  • Manage and supervise Cost Managers
  • Developing existing client relationships and contributing towards growing new clients through effective networking
  • Manage all cost consultancy services including pre-contract and post-contract
  • Cost Control, Cost Planning, Cost Estimates and Procurement
  • Negotiation and contract preparation
  • Supply Chain Engagement
  • Budget Reconciliations
  • Cost reporting
  • Collate and structure cost data for the wider business
  • Client liaison
  • Undertake Quality Assurance and compliance checks
  • Champion the utilisation of technology to enhance the service offering to clients and improve the efficiency of the wider business.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Ability to take lead on largescale infrastructure projects from feasibility to final accounts
  • Ideally 8+ years’ experience in Cost Management, Cost Consultancy or Quantity Surveying
  • Consultancy, Developer or Main Contractor background
  • Excellent experience in cost planning, cost control, reporting and procurement
  • Experienced in residential / mixed-use largescale infrastructure and master planning schemes
  • Ideally MRICS or working towards
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar
  • Experience in or passion for MMC and/or sustainability would be advantageous
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

What you get back

  • Salary £70,000 – £110,000 (Negotiable)
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • 27 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Hybrid Working (typically 3 days in the office or to sites and 2 days remote working)
  • Pension matched up to 5%
  • Life Assurance
  • Healthcare
  • Mileage/Public Transport paid to sites
  • Regular social events
  • Support with professional industry subscriptions.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Associate Director – Cost Manager (Infrastructure) Job in East Central London – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Armour Job Ref: 14337) #LI-KA1 #LI-Hybrid

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