Assistant Cost Manager

Cost Management/Quantity Surveying
Mumbai IN
Permanent Full-Time
JobID 2126
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The opportunity

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor at Linesight, you will work with highly experienced, culturally diverse, and passionate teams nurturing a strong social dynamic and a shared sense of achievement. You will gain vast industry experience that will open doors for you, extend your skillset and expand your perspective. We will empower, support, and enable you to take real responsibility in your role so that you can take charge of your career progression with us. For us lasting trusted relationships are everything, both with our teams and our clients. 

In this role you will:

  • Assist the Cost Manager’s and Senior Cost Manager’s in drafting proposals for the upcoming projects and various submission activities.
  • Actively partner with clients, responding to their requests accurately and on time and should be able to take the responsibility of multiple packages in the projects.
  • Create estimates and cost plans for CSA Packages for key client developments.
  • Support team with estimation and reviewing the CSA scope of work. 
  • Express high proficiency in Cost X & databooks.
  • Proficient in Client interactions and focussing on Client relationship building.
  • Express proficiency in CSA packages
  • Express basic knowledge of Indian and basic knowledge of Procurement of global projects.
  • Handle multiple projects and stakeholders from various time zones.
  • Contribute to developing good client relationships that supports the business.
  • Ability to have innovation and solution-oriented approaches.
  • Actively prepare Quantification Take Offs for Cost Plans / BoQs
  • Express proficiency in Standard Modes of Measurements.
  • Actively participate in implementing the QA/QC plan
  • Foster top performance and growth for your employees via excellent mentorship and leadership


We would love to hear from you if you: 

  • Have a degree or comparable experience in a project management or construction discipline 
  • Are chartered or are on the path to complete it. We can help. 
  • Have experience in pre- and post-contract cost management on varied projects 
  • Are an excellent communicator verbally and in writing 
  • Love a dynamic environment with the opportunity to manage your own priorities and deadlines 
  • Thrive on building strong relationships with your team and clients through a shared purpose and sense of openness and fun 

About us

Since 1974, we’ve been providing a construction consultancy service that keeps clients coming back. And for that we have our people to thank. It takes a special kind of togetherness to create our thriving, authentic culture. We overcome challenges together, delivering better projects and leveraging innovation. We see the potential in our people and we empower them. We’re a business on a journey – an agile business that is proud
to be different.

We are Linesight. Dynamic. Driven. Different.  

About Cost Management

Our teams of cost managers deliver cost predictability, a high level of assurance and value for money on prestigious, cutting-edge projects around the globe for world-leading clients. Be a part of our collaborative, close-knit teams, who share comprehensive knowledge of international, regional and local construction costs and benchmarks. We champion both mentoring and reverse mentoring across all levels and roles, so you can benefit from the deep expertise and development supports within our organisation, regardless of your experience or seniority.

Our approach to DE&I

At Linesight, we believe that our success is tied to the success of our employees, and we are committed to creating a workplace that is fair, equitable, and inclusive for everyone. We understand that creating an environment where all employees have an equal opportunity to thrive requires a concerted effort across every stage of their time with us, from hiring and onboarding to promotion, career growth, and development.

As part of this commitment, we have implemented a range of policies and initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I). This starts with our attraction pipeline and accessible job descriptions, designed to attract a broad range of candidates, and continuing throughout the employee life cycle with DE&I checks built in at every stage. Fairness, consistency, and transparency are the core principles for all our hiring, salary increase, and promotion decisions with built-in gender pay gap checks. Employee and family-friendly policies also enhance inclusion and equity in our teams.  

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