Assistant Cost Consultant

Recruiter
Syntech Recruitment Ltd
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
27000.0000
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Cost Consultant - Birmingham

27k to 33k + bens DOE

Our valued client is a Global Construction and Engineering Consultancy looking to attract the best talent in the market

If you are an Assistant Cost Consultant who wants a career that plays to your strengths, keep reading. Join my clients Leicester/Birmingham team as an Assistant Cost Consultant and you will discover a culture focused on helping you flourish as a professional, not on squeezing you into a corporate box. In this role, you will provide Cost and Commercial Management services to high profile Education/Local Government sector clients. It is intended that the role they offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows

Day to Day Activities include:

• Provide support to Team Leaders, Service Leaders and Senior Cost Consultants in the delivery of residential led developments; carry day to day delivery responsibility and demonstrate the ability to take on tasks with minimal supervision
• Assist in the coaching and development of subordinate team members in the delivery of service excellence
• Deliver all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner
• Utilise and embed Arcadis best practice tools and processes including the use of technology to support delivery
• Be able to interpret a brief from a client or senior manager and convert same into a delivery plan
• Demonstrate the ability to take ownership of small / medium sized projects or significant components of larger Cost Management assignments
• Understand and comply with business risk and project delivery parameters including compliance in respect scopes of service agreed by others
• Capture and share knowledge and be involved with the development of service improvement and innovation.
• Be a strong team player but demonstrate the ability to take a leadership role as part of personal development planning
• Represent the company in a professional and diligent manner at all times
• Effective communication ensuring all information is available for the successful completion of projects
• To liaise with other managers to ensure efficient financial control resulting in projects being cost effective
• Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner, meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients forming a strong working relationship in true partnership

What you have to Offer:


• Ability to demonstrate, having taken a substantial role in delivery of medium to large projects (£10m to £100m+) in the Education sectors
• Articulate in written and oral communication
• Excellent prioritisation and self-management skills and ability to work in a high-pressure environment
• An in depth knowledge of different construction processes
• Strong knowledge and record of accomplishment in the application of IT based solutions

What they offer:

They offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

They offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, they offer some excellent benefits.

Ready for the challenge, then get your CV over to Alan without delay.