Chief Cost Planner/Estimator

Hays Construction and Property
£70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
12 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Chief Cost Planner role for a market leading residential developer. £80,000 plus package.

Your new company
A market-leading residential developer with projects all over the UK. Projects range from high end penthouse apartments to affordable housing and project values can be up to £750 million. With various joint ventures, this company build everything from traditional houses, to high rise apartment blocks with commercial builds underneath.

Your new role
You will be the Chief Cost Planner for various multi-million pound projects in Central London. Reporting to the Commercial Director you will be responsible for all cost planning functions within the business. You will run a team who will estimate both pre-construction, and any changes made during construction. It will be your responsibility ensure that entire projects are cost planned before they get sent to planning, and also liaise with the design team, commercial team and onsite construction team to ensure any modifications after planning are commercially viable.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have experience in Quantity Surveying, Estimating or Cost Planning for projects over the value of £50 million. You may come from a main contractor background, or from a developer,and you may have some engineering/structural background. You will need to be able to adapt to a developer environment, and must be able to liaise effectively with other individuals and teams around design, costs and timelines of construction works. Ideally you will have experience running a team of quantity surveyors, estimators or cost planners, or at least have had someone work beneath you.

What you'll get in return
This is a large developer turning over £1 billion a year and offering up a secure permanent position. Benefits include car allowance, long service and yearly bonuses, 23 days holiday plus Christmas shut down, and healthcare cover.

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