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Senior Cost Manager - Infrastructure

London, United Kingdom | Turner & Townsend

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
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  • Functions:
    Project Management
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Job Description:
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We are currently seeking a number of personable, enthusiastic, and energetic Cost Senior Cost Managers / Senior Quantity Surveyors, to join our contract and cost management team to support our continuing growth and make the difference to both our business and to UK infrastructure. 

You will be a Senior Cost Manager within our UK Infrastructure business working on a variety of client and Company projects and initiatives. 

Job Objectives

Contributing to our achievement of Company’s 2020 vision

Establishing friendly, professional and appropriate relationships with clients, colleagues and other parties involved in the projects and programmes we support.

Administering a variety of contracts in accordance with project objectives and policies.

Providing accurate project cost monitoring, forecasting and reporting to completion in line with budget.

Pro-actively monitoring and managing cost variance and contract cash flow, and ensuring that applications are made correctly and in a timely manner.

Collaborating with client and contractor teams to manage the delivery of project deliverables, KPIs, and objectives, including programme performance, cost control, and value engineering.

Managing contract change effectively, ensuring that projects remain within governance and adopt best practice.

Driving improvements in the accuracy of forecasts and budgets.

Proactively providing sound commercial knowledge and support to all stakeholders.

Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed.

Leading people and commissions as needed.


Previous experience or a sound and suitable understanding of the following will be a distinct advantage in applying for this role 

Excellent communication

Contract Management (NEC3, Option C preferred)

Cost Management

Change management and control


Risk Management





Collaborative approach and best-for-project attitude

Sharing best practice

People management

Commission management

Identifying and driving efficiencies and improvements through the project life cycle

Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering.

Ideally Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant subject

Ideally hold or be working towards an appropriate professional body membership or equivalent.

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