Cost Manager – Sheffield

  • £40,000
  • -
  • £60,000
  • Plus full benefits

Cost Management

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Posted on:
  • Type: Permanent

Position: Cost Manager

Salary: Highly competitive salary + Full benefits

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom

Carriera have been retained by an engineering and development consultancy for their Sheffield office. For this role specifically, they are looking for a cost manager who would offer support on cost, budgeting, feasibility studies, risk management, etc.

The firm has been establishing both a co-operative and educational culture where they very much value on equality and diversity. They are a global company that focuses on directing their clients to seeking the best projects being completed and needs being met. With over 95 offices in many countries across the globe, they are definitely a firm backed by world class expertise aiming to deliver excellence to each and every client.

They are a multiple industry award winning company with hundreds of awards won over the last few years. The firm is also amongst the top ranked companies in the annual list in the engineering industry. The firm was founded over 100 years ago but they were newly formed in the 1980s as a merger was formed by partners who were involved in engineering and water engineering consultancy firms.

The role:

As a cost manager who will be assisting the building teams within various projects being handed to you. Your main responsibilities will include preparing bills of quantities, curating monthly valuations, financial reporting and also monitoring of the overall performance of the projects, financially.

The role you will allow you to be working on projects with complexity ranging from millions to at least projects worth £20 billion. You will work through disciplines of estimating, cost management, education, healthcare, etc. You will also be making direct contact with clients as a requirement, sharing feasibility data with the advisory team, attending credit control meetings on a monthly basis and dealing with any activities arising.

You will work closely with clients carrying out preparing tendering documents, leading client facing meetings, feasibility studies, robust cost plans. The practice is the premier professional services provider in the local and arguably regional market and is clearly seen as the employer of choice.

About you:

You will have either a bachelor’s degree and masters in quantity surveying or any relevant engineering course. You will have experience of working within a similar practice, may already be chartered or you’re on route to attaining full chartership with RICS. You will have at least 5 to 6 years of experience in quantity surveying with some demonstrable experience of working on risk management and feasibility studies which is very essential.

It will be advantageous if you have prior experience working within an international cost consultancy where you have obtained leadership skills which will help to build and nurture many relationships with clients. Must be able to manage multiple team members who all have a diverse background and also creating an operative working environment.

Ideally, you will have the ability to deal with priorities effectively and being able to manage your time accurately. In return you will be given a very competitive salary, bonus and full benefits.


For more information please:

call Jordy Mankoto on 0203 817 4005 or email

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