Senior Cost Manager

Cost Management/Quantity Surveying
Tokyo JP
Permanent Full-Time
JobID 1769
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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. 


貴方はLinesight のシニア コストマネージャーとして、経験豊富で情熱的なグローバルチームと協力し、会社全体の活力と達成感を共有します。業界における豊富な経験を積む機会があなた前にドアを開き、スキルセットを拡張し、視野を広げることができるでしょう。我々は、貴方が一緒にキャリアアップし、自分の役割において真の責任を負うことができるように力を与え、サポートし、可能にします。 業界のリーダーから指導とサポートを受け、成長するためのツールが提供されます。また、進化し続ける当社のビジネス戦略に関与し、貢献していただきます。我々はチームとクライアント、両方の永続的な信頼関係がすべてだと考えています。


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 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 



  • 入札プロセスに積極的に参加 - 最初の入札文書からその分析と報告を担当する
  • 入札文書を分析して、クライアントへの価値を保証する
  • ライアントが請け負った仕事が最高の価値を得られるためのクレームの処理を含む、ファイナルアカウントの準備と合意を支援する
  • 重要なクライアントのための開発案件見積もりとコスト計画を作成する
  • プロジェクト全体の支出を監視し、コストレポートを作成、推移をチームに明確に伝える
  • 優れたコスト文書とタイムリーなコミュニケーションにより、機敏なプロジェクト管理と明確な意思決定をサポートする
  • 透明性を備えた建設紛争/損失および費用請求の解決をサポートする
  • 優れたメンターシップとリーダーシップにより、従業員の最高のパフォーマンスと成長を促進する




  • コスト マネージャーとしての経験があり、理想的にはコンサルタントのバックグラウンドを持っている
  • さまざまなプロジェクトでの契約前および契約後のコスト管理の経験がある
  • 学位または資格を取得済み、または取得過程中のかた、会社でサポートします。
  • プロジェクト マネージャーまたは建設分野で学位または同等の経験を持っている
  • 口頭および書面で優れたコミュニケーション能力がある
  • 自分の優先順位と締め切りを管理できるダイナミックな環境が好きである
  • 目的を共有し、開放感と楽しさを共有することで、チームやクライアントと強い関係を築くことができる

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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