Senior Cost Manager - Leeds

2021-07-24 00:37:232021-09-19 Advantage Resourcing
Job Type Perm
Area Manchester, United Kingdom Manchester United Kingdom
Sector Light Industrial - General
Salary £60,000 - £80,000
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref er_841131
Job Views 222

If you’re a Quantity Surveyor looking to move into an exciting manufacturing and technology focused growth-sector then this opportunity might be for you. Join a team focusing on industry and technology infrastructure and you’ll discover a great client-focused team and a business culture focused on helping you flourish as a professional, not on squeezing you into a corporate box.

In this role, you’ll provide professional Quantity Surveying and Cost Management services to high-profile clients working on large industrial buildings and distribution centres in the UK & Europe.

The clients tend to be globally recognised firms specialising in automotive, logistics, technology and consumer goods production.


  • You will be responsible for supporting managers in achieving service excellence and positive outcomes for our clients; showing high levels of technical capability, sound commercial knowledge and a good understanding of the key drivers or cost and value; capturing and sharing knowledge and driving innovation in service.
  • Successful candidates will be presented with a great opportunity for career progression whilst at the same time being exposed to cross sector experience.
  • Cost Estimates / Feasibilities
  • Benchmarking
  • Value add and value management
  • Procurement and tendering
  • Review and agree Contractors Proposals
  • Final review of Contractors cost submissions and agree contract sums
  • Cost Reporting
  • Change Control
  • Final Accounts
  • Interim and final payments
  • Team development and support
  • Collaborative team ethos, working with multi-discipline teams


  • You will have a passion for manufacturing and industry, and a desire to deliver exceptional results
  • MRICS Chartered Quantity Surveyor.
  • Adaptable and has a proven Cost Management / QS background
  • Proven experience of working on large complex led construction projects (Manufacturing, distribution centres, industry, logistics)
  • Strong cost estimating experience and rate / benchmark knowledge
  • Experience of working closely with external stakeholders to build client relationships.
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring more junior colleagues and emerging leadership skills.
  • You will have the ability to work on your own initiative reporting into Senior Management.
  • Capable of taking a project through from inception to completion.
  • Digital Cost Management experience or eagerness to strive for best practice in this area with CostX, 5D BIM and Benchmarking tools.


  • Manufacturing
  • Industry 
  • Construction 
  • Cost Management
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