Cost Manager, Hanoi Vietnam

Location
Ho Chi Minh City, Asia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Ref
70120
Sector
Engineering
Category
Finance, Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • To conduct feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
  • To apply Value Management techniques at the outset of a project and where appropriate involve Turner & Townsend's specialist Value Management team
  • To manage estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and present the final cost plan
  • To manage the procurement process, ensuring that all stages including pre-qualification, enquiry, analysis, selection and contract preparation are performed effectively
  • To manage the tender process for MEP packages including tender document, tender clarifications, interview and tender recommendation report if required.
  • To ensure that post-contract cost variances and change control processes are managed effectively
  • To ensure that cost checking and valuation work is managed effectively
  • To ensure the production of monthly post-contract cost reports and present them to the client
  • Value engineering and life cycle costing
  • To ensure that final accounts are negotiated and agreed; validate the monthly payment claims and prepare payment recommendation for MEP related works/packages.
  • To take a lead role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
  • Where appropriate, lead a cost management team, ensuring that they deliver on all of the above accountabilities


Skills Required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, Cost Management/Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 - 10 years' experience in related fields
  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience across the full range of Cost Management duties including: Cost Estimates, Bills of Quantities, Value Engineering, Tendering and Evaluation, Contract Knowledge, Change Orders and Final Account close-out
  • Candidates with experience in commercial, high rise building, mixed-use development experience are preferred.
  • Experience from consultancy background, well versed with mechanical and electrical (M&E) work experience is preferred.
  • Sound technical knowledge on major MEP equipment / system including chillers, cooling towers, emergency generator, power substation and building management system (BMS).
  • Team player with excellent leadership and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiation, influence and persuade others


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