Senior Cost Manager

Cost Management/Quantity Surveying
Maynooth IE
Permanent Full-Time
Hybrid
JobID 1799
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The opportunity

As a Senior Cost Manager 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. 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: 

  • Actively participate in the tender/bid process--from initial tender/bid documentation through analysis and reporting 
  • Manage the change management process - identifying, analyzing, approving, and implementing changes that affect the project cost 
  • Analyse tenders/bids to ensure client value for money 
  • Assist in the preparation and agreement of final accounts, including the handling of any claims to ensure the client gets best value from works undertaken 
  • Create estimates and cost plans for key client developments 
  • Oversee project spend by creating valuations and cost reports, and clearly communicate variations to your team 
  • Support nimble project management and clear decisions through excellent cost documentation and timely communication 
  • Support the settlement of construction disputes/loss and expense claims with transparency 
  • Foster top performance and growth for your employees via excellent mentorship and leadership 

 

We would love to hear from you if you: 

 

  • Have experience working as an Electrical bias Quantity Surveyor
  • Have experience as a senior cost manager, ideally from a consultancy background 
  • Have experience in pre-contract cost management while being experienced in budget control, cost planning, preparing and initiating change forms for discussion with other project stakeholders while being knowledgeable on alternative construction materials 
  • Are chartered or are on the path to complete it. We can help 
  • Have a degree or comparable experience in a project management or construction discipline 
  • 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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