Associate Cost Manager


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May 15, 2024
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Dave Butler
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Associate Director - Cost Management - Data Centre
Any UK location - office/site/hybrid

Kenton Black International is excited to be supporting one of the world's leading consultancies in their search for a Data Centre experienced Associate Director.

The successful candidate can expect to take a leading role on UK and European Data Centre construction projects, whilst supporting the business in the next phase of its growth.

We're keen to hear from people with a proven track record of delivering high quality cost management/quantity surveying/scheduling across the full lifecycle of schemes.
A consultancy background and experience of Data Centre construction projects, ideally with a strong MEP background is preferable. However candidates with experience of schemes such battery giga plants, semiconductor plants, and similar high-tech manufacturing projects are also welcomed to apply.

A snapshot of some of the responsibilities -

- Pre- and post-contract duties, including preparation of cost estimates, RFPs, procurement and tendering, contract administration, variation, final account, etc.
- Completing feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
- Estimating and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan
- Tendering and procurement activity, including managing the pre-qualification stage, producing the tender list, preliminaries, tender analysis, tender report and compiling the contractual documents
- Taking responsibility for timely and accurate cost checks and valuations
- Producing monthly post contract cost reports and presenting them to the client
- Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
- Participate effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes
- Perform cost risk analysis and provide input into value engineering; negotiate and approve final accounts
- Maintain central feedback and learning on cost estimating from prospects and projects and contribute to updating of best practices in estimating

If you have a stable career history and can demonstrate a collaborative and outgoing approach, please get in touch - .

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