Senior Cost Consultant - London

Recruiter
Arcadis Llp
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
03 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Looking for a different type of opportunity to develop and grow?

If you?re a Senior Cost Consultant and Professional Quantity Surveyor, who wants a career that plays to your strengths, keep reading. Join our Cost & Commercial Management team as a Senior Cost Consultant and you?ll discover a 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 public sector clients.

We are seeking to locate a career minded Senior Cost Consultant to support our Education team. Due to sustained growth in capital projects from key clients for Cost Management services including prestigious clients across London. These clients consider Arcadis as their Cost Manager of choice for significant investment in vital and innovative facilities across the Education sector.



Overview of Role:

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.



Your Day-to-Day:

? Provide support to Team Leaders, Service Leaders and Senior Cost Consultants in the delivery of Educational 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 persona development planning.



What You have to Offer:

? MRICS or working towards chartership
? Candidate to be able to demonstrate, having taken a substantial role in delivery of medium to large projects (£10m to £100m+), ideally with experience of Education clients.
? Excellent pre and post contract technical cost and commercial management skills
? 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

Why Arcadis:
Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services.

Arcadis differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe.

We are 27,000 people that generate ?3.4 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please visit: ***************.

Arcadis UK now incorporates the Hyder and EC Harris brands.



What We Offer:
We 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.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

For some levels, PMI and Income Protection is paid for
Highly competitive salary
Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell
One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Pension matched to 8% (waiting period applies)
Flexible Benefits
Interest free Season Ticket Loan
Annual Professional Subscription Paid
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
Long Term Service Awards
Discretionary Bonus
Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make


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