Published: 18th November 2019



Job Type

£22000 - £28000 per annum
Contract Duration


We are looking for an assistant cost manager to join this award winning consultancy that is committed to providing an excellent service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for day - to - day delivery on projects / programmes of work and demonstrate the ability to take on tasks under supervision.
  • Support knowledge capture, sharing and innovation.
  • Support preparation of budget estimates, cost plans and client reports..
  • Support evaluation of tenders, contractor selection and contract documentation.
  • Support risk and value management.
  • Support contract administration including preparation of valuations, forecasts, cost reports and attendance at project meetings.
  • Preparation of bills of quantities, schedules of rates, or other methods of work evaluation.
    • Deliver all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner to a high standard of quality.
    • Support the delivery of work through proactive involvement where appropriate and through performance management of personnel to ensure work is completed in a timely manner to a high quality standard.
    • Undertake service delivery is in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Practice, particularly Health and Safety and Quality Assurance.
    • Provide services in compliance with the client's corporate governance procedures where applicable.
    • Achieve all objectives as required by the annual performance review process.

 Who we are looking for: 

  • Dealing with a wide range of stakeholders in a flexible environment.
  • Cope with demanding and changing timeframes.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of integrity.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Industry specific: HND/HNC/OND/ONC working towards a degree in construction, cost management, engineering, quantity surveying or other RICS accredited degree.
  • Associate member of RICS/other equivalent qualification of experience.
  • Limited core technical skills.
  • Good oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with both client and staff.
  • Basic knowledge of industry standard forms of contract, typically JCT and NEC.
  • Limited pre and post contract technical cost management skills.
  • Developing knowledge of construction industry technical matters. Up to 2 years experience.
  • Basic IT skills for the role including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

 If you interested in this position please email your CV to or apply below.

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