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Senior Cost Manager - East London

  • Location London
  • Type Contract/Temporary
  • Salary £53,000 - £73,000 + Car Allowance £4800 + Hybrid Working
  • Ref 14200
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Senior Cost Manager Job in East London

Senior Cost Manager job now available, in East London / Hybrid working, for an international and leading multidisciplinary consultancy. Working on a large-scale education project in East London, offered as a FTC for 12 months or permanent contract. Salary £53,000 – £73,000 + Car Allowance £4.8k + Bonus + 28 Days Holiday + BH + Hybrid working.

They are a leading global cost consultant partner and completely employee-owned in the UK, offering cost management, project and programme management, specialist consultancy and digital services. Delivering cost-effective and sustainable projects for their international client base. To be considered you must have a background as a Cost Manager / Cost Consultant for a consultancy. The role will be focused on managing an M&E package, so you must have an understanding of M&E packages and chartered MRICS. There is potential for the role to be offered on a permanent basis if the candidate is based in North London, with easy access to both South East London and their office in Reading.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Play an integral part in managing the commercial and contractual performance of the project, with focus on M&E Package
  • Supply chain management and procurement strategy advice
  • Selection and appointment of contractors
  • Cost planning, to include cost budgets, appraisals, elemental cost plans, value engineering
  • Interim payments
  • Change Control in accordance with contracts
  • Cost reporting and forecasting
  • Assist in the preparation of early warnings, instructions and compensation events
  • Promote formal dispute resolution and contract close-out strategy
  • Mentor more junior cost managers in the team.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Quantity Surveying Degree or similar
  • Cost Management experience from a consultancy
  • Experienced in M&E Packages
  • Experienced working on largescale, public sector/framework projects.

What you get back

  • Salary £53,000 – £73,000
  • Car Allowance £4800
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • 28 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Hybrid Working (3 days on site in South East London with occasional visits their Reading office)
  • Employee Owned (You can buy shares up to 5%)
  • Contributory Pension 5% Employer and 4% Employee
  • Healthcare
  • Dental
  • Support with relevant accreditations and further CPD / Training.


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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