Infrastructure Senior Cost Manager- Newport

Newport, UK
13 Jun 2019
13 Jul 2019
Finance, Management
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary
Turner & Townsend are providing the role of Cost Management Services to Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water. (DCWW) on their circa £2billion Capital Delivery Programme. DCWW is the sixth largest of the ten regulated water and sewerage companies, which manages and deliver complex projects, in order to deliver water and sewerage to its three million plus customers across Wales and England.
You will be involved in a vast array of exciting projects, varying in scale and budget, time and complexity. Consequently, projects can last from a month to a few years, with budgets from thousands to tens of millions.
We strongly believe that employing people from different personal and professional backgrounds allows us to be at the forefront of an ever shifting employment landscape within Wales. We want to work with the brightest and talented to help us gain a wide range of perspectives and deliver our goals to the highest standards for DCWW.

Job Objectives
As a Senior Cost Manager establish a friendly and professional relationships with clients, colleagues and other parties involved in the DCWW Capital Delivery Programme we support. Proactively providing sound commercial knowledge and support to all stakeholders. Accurate project cost monitoring, forecasting and reporting to completion in line with budget. Pro-actively monitoring and managing cost variance and contract cash flow, and ensuring that applications are made correctly, in a timely manner and in accordance with the contract conditions. Collaborating with DCWW and the contractor teams to manage the delivery of project deliverables and objectives, including programme performance, cost control, cost assurance, value engineering and risk. Managing contract change effectively, ensuring that projects remain within gateway governance procedures and adopt best practice helping to driving improvements in the accuracy of forecasts and budgets, and closing out final accounts. ◾ Leading people and commissions as needed.

Skills Required
Previous experienced and established Senior Cost Manager in the infrastructure environment or property.
    Direct experience of deploying cost management systems and process on major programmes. Excellent knowledge and understanding of the NEC3 form of contract (Options A, C & E) A firm understanding of risk management techniques. Ability to quickly pick up new tasks and use own initiative. Line management duties of colleagues. Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering Excellent organisational skills, collaboration and influencing skills. Commission management Developing and sharing best practise Ability to complete many tasks simultaneously to meet strict deadlines or with multiple and changing priorities in a high-volume environment. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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