Associate Director

Cost Management/Quantity Surveying
New York US
Permanent Full-Time
Hybrid
JobID 1740
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The opportunity

As an Associate Director at Linesight, you will lead highly experienced, culturally diverse, and passionate teams nurturing a strong social dynamic and a shared sense of achievement. You will build on your vast industry experience which 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. You will be mentored and supported by industry leaders and given the tools to grow. You will also be involved in and contribute to our business strategy as we continue to evolve. For us lasting trusted relationships are everything, both with our teams and our clients. 


In this role you will: 

  • Act as the key account manager for assigned clients, developing client relationships based upon partnership and trust 
  • Use your business development skills to engage new clients as well as repeat projects with existing clients 
  • Oversee key strategic client projects in the U.S.
  • Apply your wealth of cost management experience to achieve all project deliverables within contract performance measures 
  • Expertly negotiate contract terms and commercial agreements with external clients and contractors 
  • Foster top performance and growth for your employees via excellent mentorship and leadership 
  • Lead your team to deliver impeccable quality and client value 

We would love to hear from you if you: 

  • Have strong operational management experience in a dynamic environment 
  • Have experience in pre- and post-contract cost management with large scale construction projects
  • Have 10+ years' experience in construction with previous cost management experience in the commercial sector 
  • Have confidence to head up meetings with clients 
  • Have a degree or comparable experience in a cost management or quantity surveying 
  • Are chartered and ideally a member of the RICS  
  • Are an excellent communicator verbally and in writing 
  • Thrive on building strong relationships with your team and clients through a shared purpose and sense of openness and fun 

Salary range for this position is between $160,000 to $180,000, but actual salary offered will be dependent upon education, skills, and experience

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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