Cost Manager, Hanoi Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Asia
02 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Finance, Management
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary

  • 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


  • 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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