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Cost Consultant

£30,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits (Permanent)


Conrad Consulting is a trusted recruitment partner to the industry's leading firms and we work hard with our clients to ensure together, we can offer you the best vacancies in the market; if you read on you will find this vacancy is just that.

My client is looking for an ambitious Cost Consultant to join their successful Housing / Public Sector department.

Role of the Cost Consultant:

* You shall be responsible for delivering a scope of work in line with various controls and will have significant technical knowledge and experience in particular residential development with a good understanding of housing led development in London Boroughs of across the south east.
* Assist in the coaching and development of other team members in order to share knowledge, increase team skill level and improve the standard of service delivery.
* Work within established financial systems and budgets to produce reports and forecasts and track budgets, overseeing costing and variances in order to manage and control cost variables.
* Provide advice to colleagues on risk management, compliance and associated behaviours, to ensure adherence to risk and compliance processes · Present any project risks or issues to senior managers to ensure the project is not adversely impacted.
* Analyse and review a range of data and documents to collate key themes and trends, using this analysis in conjunction with own knowledge to provide advice and make recommendations to support cost and commercial management decision-making.
* Use your own knowledge and experience combined with research of industry best practice to analyse existing processes and policies.
* Share knowledge and provide insightful recommendations to assist service improvement and innovation Has regular engagement with senior client team members and key stakeholders

Requirements of the Cost Consultant:

* An expert within cost management with experience of successfully delivering on complex programmes / projects
* Experience in delivering MMC and Sustainability solutions as part of capital projects and interest in developing these with clients.
* Experience of bringing forward complex housing projects where viability and development efficiency are key issues to advise on from a cost management perspective.
* Commercial acumen and the ability to take part in negotiations with external stakeholders and suppliers
* Experience of advising on housing regeneration projects across Greater London and for local authorities would be beneficial for this role.

On offer for the Cost Consultant:

* A starting salary of between £30,000 - £40,000 depending on experience
* 25 days annual leave
* BUPA Healthcare
* Pension 8% matched
* Life Assurance (4x salary)
* Professional Subscriptions
* Remote / Flexible Working
* Discretionary Bonus Scheme

What happens next: On receipt of your application our dedicated Surveying and Project Management recruiter, Kevin Rose, will contact you to discuss this opportunity in full detail. Kevin will disclose the name of our client to you prior to sending your CV to this, or any other company we are working with.

Kevin Rose

Senior Recruitment Consultant


01728 726 128
07814 093 370

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