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Experience Experience
04/2016 present
Boston, MA
Senior Cost Manager
Boston, MA
Senior Cost Manager
04/2016 present
Boston, MA
Senior Cost Manager
04/2016 present
  • Working towards Chartered Status with the RICS or other equivalent institution
  • You will help develop collaborative relationships with our clients and other professional colleagues within the industry
  • Provides cost information on value engineering analysis
  • Developing new client relationships
  • Leads the bi-weekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the contractors and engineering teams
  • Day to day client point of contact for projects
  • Ensures all invoices are being processed by the cost team
07/2010 10/2015
Los Angeles, CA
Bid Cost Manager
Los Angeles, CA
Bid Cost Manager
07/2010 10/2015
Los Angeles, CA
Bid Cost Manager
07/2010 10/2015
  • Lead cost estimation activities based on gap costing approach when possible, including the costing of identified risks & savings with all participating units
  • Integrate and Consolidate ALSTOM pricing and Consortium Partners pricing when Alstom is the lead in a consortium
  • Be the point of contact for cost reporting for Work Package Owners, Project Managers, Commitment Owners & participating units for tenders
  • Support the Project Controller of the project team in contract phase in preparing the Work Packages distribution to Work Package Owners
  • Plan and manage estimating resources to effectively manage workload and produce best in class, successful bids
  • Develop and Update the financial portion of the Instructions for Quotation (IFQ) during the launch phase of bid periods
  • Plan and manage estimating team resource to effectively service workload along with Pre-Construction Director
01/2006 05/2010
Philadelphia, PA
Cost Manager
Philadelphia, PA
Cost Manager
01/2006 05/2010
Philadelphia, PA
Cost Manager
01/2006 05/2010
  • Managing all aspects of the team, including identifying/winning work, budgeting, delivery, performance standards and line management
  • Estimates - work in detail with development team, design team and construction team to create and review estimates
  • Works with scheduling staff to develop, manage, revise, and update integrated detailed project schedules including all phases of project execution
  • Provide training on costing matters to project management and contract management community
  • Serves as the client’s main contact for providing cost management services
  • Managing the change order process, including cost estimating, guidance on merit verification, change order justification, independent fair cost estimate s, recommended action for changes, and change order negotiations
  • Holds – work with the procurement team to understand all Holds created. Track and report on current and anticipated use of Hold dollars
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Construction
Bachelor’s Degree in Construction
Georgia Southern University
Bachelor’s Degree in Construction
Skills Skills
  • Medium to High Level knowledge of CostX- desirable
  • Professional qualification (either have or working towards QCF Level 5) and member of an appropriate professional body (ACostE)
  • Strong knowledge of the drivers of cost and their effects
  • Good International product knowledge
  • Good ability to communicate and to work in network
  • Should be able to effectively use a management reporting data warehouse to perform these tasks
  • 3-6 years’ relevant professional experience
  • Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels in the organisation
  • Able to maintain composure under all circumstances
  • Ownership, responsibility and accountability
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Track costs, research financial variances, provide explanations and recommend solutions to management
  • Prepare cost estimates and analyses for special projects and make recommendations regarding operational decisions relative to those projects
  • Execute month end close journal entries, processes and balance sheet account reconciliations within required deadlines
  • Prepare financial reports that both summarize and detail out the performance of the venue
  • Guide the operating division management in the development of annual operating budgets
  • Review, code and process invoices as well as research vendor payments
  • Perform job responsibilities as well as other duties as assigned within multiple systems (GL, POS, Budget, Purchasing, Inventory, etc.)
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Clear and logical thought processes allowing effective communication both orally and in writing
  • Proven record of senior stakeholder engagement
  • Strong process management skills and ability to execute in a structured, timely manner
  • A high level of attention to detail given the seniority of the end-users of the team’s outputs + the ability to instil the same level of attention to detail throughout a virtual team
  • Proven ability to construct insightful, actionable analysis from a blank sheet of paper
  • Ability to build and structure team in a way that meets process and stakeholder requirements
  • Proven track record of managing and developing people
  • Ability to interact with, challenge, negotiate and build strong relationships with counterparties in businesses and functions
  • Is a role model for other members of the team and seen a champion of the Barclays organisational behaviours. Recognised as an effective leader by peers and staff
  • Energy and drive to succeed in fluid environment
  • Perseverance/resilience of character, ability to cope with uncertainty, shifting priorities and tight deadlines
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Gen PL, AC Hi Productivity & Cost Manager m/f Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business or other technical or business related field from an accredited university
  • Considerable experience on AC / H2i turbo-generators service technology in the domain of product management, engineering, field service / installation, manufacturing, and/or customer support
  • Clear thinker with an ability to focus on the “critical few” issue / priorities
  • Able to communicate messages clearly and concisely
  • A previous proven experience in leading cost reduction program would be an advantage
  • Experience with business development and strong customer service mindset
  • Strong analytical, project and product management organizational skills
  • Integrity: accepting and adhering to high ethical, moral, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions, and when dealing with others
  • Knowledge of power plant economics and power industry market dynamics across Gas, Steam and Nuclear applications
  • Master's Degree or equivalent knowledge / experience
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • International procurement experience desirable
  • Communication skills – written messages are clear; communicates with passion and conviction; able to communicate at all levels
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen, and ability to develop a client base
  • High level of general computer skills, e.g. Excel
  • Degree or certificate in a related field, i.e. Quantity Surveying, Project Management
  • Member of industry related professional organisation
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Project Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform costed analysis and identify areas of optimization with the PrSM , PrIM
  • Support the Project Sourcing Manager during SPR preparation through costed BOM ( Bill of Material) analysis
  • Ensure costing files provide by the various work package owner are consistent with the scope of work of variation orders
  • Participate to the Control Change Management Board (CCB) to capture cost of change modification
  • Participates and animates with the project manager saving action plans and saving review with Project team
  • Ensure consistency of Make or buy analysis by analyzing the cost of the various options
  • Ensure REX ( Return of Experience) is communicated to the Ref lib manager
  • Analysis of the Bill of Material for cost optimization
  • Lead cost optimization for the project and the product range by defining material cost optimization ( through BOM structure optimization, proposal of redesign to cost,..)
  • Report progress of the cost optimization of the project
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Enginering required
  • Expert Knowledge in MS Excel
  • Organized and detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Working knowledge of SAP desired
  • 5 or more years of experience in project or cost accounting desired
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manages Tender Engineering activities by delivering all contractual documentation, with the adequate level of quality, in respect of global target cost, tender budget and planning
  • Identifies all gaps with reference library / reference solution / past project and produces the bid documentation in accordance with Platform and metier requirements
  • Identifies contractual risks, and ensures they are covered by dedicated action plan agreed by Platform and Metiers
  • Manages the interfaces with Tender core team and ensures cost competitiveness proposal,
  • Collects and prepares all necessary data to build Rolling Stock and Components commitment, and challenges contributors to improve it. Gets the validation of Tender control
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Project Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform costed analysis and identify areas of optimization with the Project Sourcing Manager (PrSM,) Project Industrialization Manager (PrIM.)
  • Support the Project Sourcing Manager during SPR preparation through costed BOM (Bill of Material) analysis
  • Ensure consistency of Make or Buy analysis by analyzing the cost of the various options
  • Ensure REX (Return of Experience) is communicated to the Reference Library Manager
  • Lead cost optimization for the project and the product range by defining material cost optimization (through BOM structure optimization, proposal of redesign to cost, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering required
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervision of staff including 2 analysts. Responsible for overall direction, coordination, and evaluations
  • Responsible for accurate and timely consolidation of the KPI’s for the 3 MX plants
  • Drive continuous improvement to streamline monthly close processes, forecasting, budgeting and all other areas of financial processes and reporting
  • Oversee and manage the physical inventory and cost roll process at the BOC and 3 MX plants
  • Manage and analyze all inventory related balance sheet balances. Oversee inventory balances at the Mexican plants to ensure all accounts have proper documentation for justification and all balances are within acceptable ranges
  • Assist the Director of Finance with the preparation of the annual budget
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Create and provide management reports to Director of Finance and Staff VP Operations to give insight into the financial performance of the Plant
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. Bilingual (English/Spanish) capability a plus
  • Proficiency in computer systems and applications, specifically in Excel
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience working within the medical device or pharmaceutical industry
  • Previous experience with intercompany, consolidations, and international business
  • Willingness to relocate for future advancement within Bard preferred
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Expertise and support on cost evaluation and cost impact in claim management, dispute settlement and other contract management and legal issues arising during the course of performing contracts
  • Advice on preparation of costing of claims
  • Preparing the financial sections of claims files
  • Reporting on claims activity to Senior Claims Manager
  • Provide training on costing matters to project management and contract management community
  • Experience of at least 10 years in the above area gained with a corporation Familiar with international contracts and negotiation of claims
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Serves as the client’s main contact for providing cost management services
  • Manages, revises, and maintains status of the detailed project cost estimate/forecast to include all phases of project execution from design/engineering, material/equipment procurement and deliveries, construction contracts through start-up activities to closeout
  • Participates in the development and improvement of project controls systems. Recommends improvements in systems, tools, and methods of project controls and project management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or related field
  • Five years relevant experience
  • Member of RICS or AACE or another relevant professional body
  • Market knowledge of the area would be an advantage
  • Demonstration of technical delivery with fast track tenant improvements / commercial fit-outs or similar in the technology sector would be an advantage
  • Must be able to use A/E and CM cost and/or schedule information to evaluate project status. Must have experience in developing budgets, cash flows, and/or schedules
  • Working knowledge of industry standard software, including but not limited to SAP, Skire, VersaPro, etc. and ERP, Planning & Scheduling, and cost management applications. Experience with Primavera or Microsoft Projects is preferred
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Bid Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Liaise with the Bid Manager & Bid Technical Manager to identify the "good enough" solution
  • Support Bid Manager to edit Instructions For Quotation
  • Request, consolidate & challenge the cost estimates from all internal and external stakeholders in order to deliver accurate and competitive cost estimates
  • Ensure that Alstom financial rules are followed and standard tools are used
  • Benchmark bid cost with other Bids / Projects / Reference Libraries
  • Develop and Update the financial portion of the Instructions for Quotation (IFQ) during the launch phase of bid periods
  • Be the point of contact for cost reporting for Work Package Owners, Project Managers, Commitment Owners & participating units for tenders
  • Participate in and support of reviews/meetings as defined by the PMM (includes: Win/No-Go, Tender Launch, Tender Gate Review, Tender Review Meeting, Tender Transfer Meeting, Win/Loss assessment)
  • Support detailed requirement capture, definition of cost drivers, identification of delta vs reference, definition of gaps, options to be costed, and setting of targets with Bid Managers
  • Co-ordinate gap cost information gathering, consolidate cost inputs into overall QCD commitment and secure validation from the concerned stakeholders, ensuring overall compliance with technical and contractual requirements from customers, ensuring compliance with ALSTOM rules
  • Lead cost estimation activities based on gap costing approach when possible, including the costing of identified risks & savings with all participating units
  • Lead cost estimation activities for changes discussed with the customer during negotiation and update impacted Work Packages and cost commitments, recording change logs during the process
  • Support the implementation of the strategy agreed by the Tender Leader and Bid Manager
  • Integrate and Consolidate ALSTOM pricing and Consortium Partners pricing when Alstom is the lead in a consortium
  • Prepare the Cost & Pricing forms to comply with the ALSTOM approval process, Wall-C database, and client required formats
  • Integrate ALSTOM terms of payment and cash, as well as Consortium Partners prices and cash data when Alstom leads the consortium
  • Support hand-over of cost commitment to project phase (ensure this step is done without impact on overall cost commitment)
  • Support the Project Controller of the project team in contract phase in preparing the Work Packages distribution to Work Package Owners
  • Contribute to the Win/Loss Analysis
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External Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Accountable for DPD’s $100mm external cost gaiting Latest Best Estimate (LBE) file
  • Conduct the gaiting file meetings with senior level project managers and directors
  • Lead all aspects of reporting externals for LBE, Plan, Update and Portfolio financial cycles
  • Responsible for oversight and integrity of all Planning, Budgeting & Resourcing System (PBR) processes. Complete all monthly PBR external cost variance commentaries as required
  • Work in partnership with the Scientific Project Leadership and Business Operations Manager to keep current the external project resource requirements
  • Provide direction and counsel to the Scientific Directors to meet business objectives. Communicate all key dates, deliverables
  • Possess a thorough understanding of pipeline projects as related to the need for external spending
  • Represent DPD on in-licensing and collaboration projects for reporting and tracking of DPD external costs
  • Possess a thorough understanding of Value Added Tax (VAT) as it relates to the DPD external spend activities
  • Work with the Scientific Directors to identify and track all projects requiring EX-US shipments of drug substance and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)
  • Work with Global Trade Compliance (GTC) to identify all customs fees, duties and taxes associated with drug substance/API shipping pathways
  • Oversee contract-tracking system to ensure contracts are completed within time limits and that all vendor services provided to the department occur within valid contract and expense cap amount
  • Work with Scientific Directors to obtain all necessary documentation for submission to the Technology, Licensing and Collaboration group and address all contract needs and issues
  • Calculate gaited costs for inclusion in Financial LBE. Manage all aspects of contract expense generation, tracking, and reporting of actual costs
  • Review all monthly third party invoices and supervise the payment and tracking process
  • Liaise with the Technology, Licensing and Collaboration group to ensure timely completion of all third party contracts
  • The incumbent is expected to operate independently to accomplish the goals and responsibilities of the position. However, constant alignment with the DPD Operations Manager is critical due to the nature of this role
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Preparation of initial Order of Cost Estimate to establish project budget
  • Development of the initial cost estimate at concept stage to produce Concept Design estimate
  • Prepare Preliminary Cost estimate in accordance within prescribed standards and procedures
  • Prepare tender bill of quantities and associated pricing documents for inclusion in tender documentation
  • Prepare Pre-Tender Estimate of the works
  • Carrying out tender evaluation and preparing tender reports
  • Review of Bonds and Insurances as submitted by the Contractor
  • Checking contractor’s application and preparing interim payment certificates
  • Checking and agreeing with a recommendation for payment, the contractor’s final account
  • Evaluating proposed variations to contract with respect to financial impact on the contract
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Prepare regular cost reports as required
  • Liaising between contractor and other consultants to ensure timely delivery of service
  • Managing the change order process, including cost estimating, guidance on merit verification, change order justification, independent fair cost estimate s, recommended action for changes, and change order negotiations
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Professional Qualified – ideally Quantity Surveying Degree
  • Chartered Status or working towards, RICS or other equivalent institution
  • CSCS card holder
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Product awareness
  • Rigor and good analytical skills
  • English compulsory
  • Curiosity for the product and its environment
  • Good ability to communicate and to work in network
  • Ability to deliver on-time
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide expert professional advice covering HS2 infrastructure Costs to HS2 Clients (including but not limited to; Procurement Specialists, Cost / Contract Management Personnel, Estimators and Project Controls Managers)
  • Maintain cost models to ensure accurate reporting of HS2 infrastructure costs
  • Reconcile the annualised cost profile against the agreed annual funding envelope
  • Work closely with the scheduling team to ensure integration and alignment of infrastructure cost models and schedules
  • The role involves engagement with other parts of the HS2 programme. This requires the ability to engage effectively with colleagues, holding their confidence and leading the debate on issues with cost management
  • Quantity surveying skills and comprehensive understanding of the construction industry
  • Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of direct and indirect costs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and specifically the ability to present cost work concisely
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Experience in infrastructure and/or the rail sector
  • Awareness of government initiatives and policies
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Bid Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Determine the strategy appropriate to each bid workload opportunity along with the Pre-Construction Director
  • Production of accurate estimates of work packages, design fees, preliminaries, risk and contingency allowances
  • Production of accurate estimates from inception to adjudication/settlement utilising Conquest software and in accordance with Galliford Try procedures and formats
  • Plan and manage estimating resources to effectively manage workload and produce best in class, successful bids
  • Plan and manage estimating team resource to effectively service workload along with Pre-Construction Director
  • Establishment of Profit Plans to support externally identified Overhead and Profit allowances and achievement of same
  • Co-ordination of the input of other Pre-Construction team members in producing cost data aligned to scope, methodology and programme requirements
  • Help source future bid opportunities through early engagement with customers and consultants
  • Support and maintain the highest level of bid/estimate production incorporating customer feedback, lessons learned and continued improvement
  • Management of handover process of successful bids to operational delivery teams
  • Experience of cost planning and estimating, along with successful management of competitive bids within the Construction Industry
  • Use of Conquest Estimating System or similar
  • High degree of acumen whilst identifying opportunities to add value throughout the project process
  • Thorough knowledge of the complete design and construction process along with sound technical knowledge of typical design requirements
  • Contractual experience of the JCT and NEC Design and Build forms of Contract
  • The ability to develop and maintain external relationships with clients and consultants
  • High attention to detail is a must
  • Ideally qualified to degree level (or similar) in a relevant subject
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides technical leadership in creating and establishing cost processes and procedures for implementation by project teams
  • Quality Monitoring and Oversight for project budget and cost processes
  • Identifies and tracks potential cost issues/overruns and investigates anomalies in budgets and actual expenditures
  • Leads initial mobilization efforts for rollout of cost management procedures, processes, and technology for projects
  • Familiar with Cost breakdown structures (CBS) and integration with accounting systems and schedule WBS
  • Ability to track costs and budgets at all levels – internal company costs, 3rd party costs, and total project costs
  • Provide cash flow analysis
  • Participates in client presentations as required
  • Participates in other project controls areas
  • Serves as lead for less experienced employees
  • Budget set-up and management
  • Cost tracking for each project and facilitate appropriate rollup into program reporting
  • Funding Source Management – source and uses
  • Perform trending and forecasting functions and provide accurate cost to complete
  • Manage and track program reserves and project contingencies
  • Prepare program reporting
  • Provides budget/cost guidance on change order management, the allocation of contingencies and the transfer of program reserves
  • Development of Initial Finance Plans (IFP) and participation in Cost Estimate Review (CER) process per FHWA guidelines
  • Must have at least 10 years related experience
  • Without preferred degree, 14 years’ experience in project controls required
  • Must possess strong communication skills, and be able to present to clients
  • Familiar with other aspects of project controls, including scheduling and risk
  • AACE CCP (Certified Cost Professional)
  • Experience with GDOT
  • Experience with FHWA financial and project guidelines
  • Preferred to have familiarity with Federal/State funding means and methods
  • Experience effectively leading teams, training, and coordinating within a group
  • LI-JP
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist in the production of baseline estimates and also the procurement process in assessing tender returns
  • Assess the impact of scope change during the delivery / construction phase
  • Develop processes for estimates of differing accuracies using estimating systems such as Cost OS and Cost X, RIB
  • Capable of undertaking reviews of costs and estimates to develop an effective cost benchmark process and database
  • Develop best practices for performing complex estimates and develop the supporting cost management process and procedures
  • Develop and implement BIM process for estimating and cost management
  • Attend client meetings
  • A comprehensive understanding of the construction industry across a wide range of disciplines and sectors, in particular infrastructure, civil's, railways or engineering construction
  • Expertise in Aires (PRISM)
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Senior Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Reviews and issues cost reports to the construction team
  • Reviews the cash flow and issues, with the cost report, to the client’s finance/construction team
  • Leads the bi-weekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the contractors and engineering teams
  • Provides cost information on value engineering analysis
  • With minimal supervision and where necessary, assists the client with any cost information relating to legal issues due to non performance by the contractors or engineering services and mechanical liens etc
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demonstrated experience in the cost estimation of general construction works such as public buildings, commercial buildings, residential buildings, roads, bridges and infrastructure
  • Thorough understanding of local cost information and sound knowledge of international industry standards, references and methodologies
  • Ability to accurately forecast budgets and cash flows, in conjunction with preparing proposals, cost reporting, bills of quantities, and tender documents
  • Be capable of producing written reports and power point presentations and actively respond to stakeholder requirements where necessary
  • Reviewing in conjunction with senior managers any potential changes or risks envisaged and in turn measuring where possible future saving or additional costs can be identified
  • This position requires candidates who are pro-active, assertive, detail oriented and capable of handling complex and multi-faceted issues
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • The role leads the cost control team as part of the overall project controls group within PD. The cost control manager leads the group, resourcing appropriately to ensure work priorities are met and the work delivered to an appropriate standard
  • Managing all aspects of the team, including identifying/winning work, budgeting, delivery, performance standards and line management
  • Development of cost engineering practices and procedures
  • Provide operational line management of the cost control team (team circa 30)
  • Ensure effective performance of the team and service level that meets customer expectations
  • Ensure appropriate utilization levels are achieved for the team and agreed financial forecasts are met
  • Responsible for cost engineering tools, techniques, processes and standards for CE
  • Writing the cost write-ups for major proposals, which can include cost management, forecasting, change management, cost career paths including cost accreditation routes
  • Utilisation performance of the Cost Engineering team
  • Accurate worker records for Cost Engineering personnel
  • All cost engineering deliverables
  • Financial forecasts
  • Candidates for this position must have proven and demonstrable cost engineering skills and have operated in a similar management role
  • Professional qualification (either have or working towards QCF Level 5) and member of an appropriate professional body (ACostE)
  • Delivery track record
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible to lead the Cost Team: estimating (request for Variations, Claims, Variations, PM Instructions
  • Review Payment Certificates
  • Ownership of Cost and Commitment status /report
  • Relevant University Degree in Quantity Surveyor
  • Certification in RICS
  • Excellent command of English Language
  • Min15 years of post-graduation experience in construction industry, in Variation Orders, Claims and Cost Reporting
  • Experience in projects in US and/or in Europe will be considering an asset
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Site Based NEC QS / Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Report to the overall RPS Project Manager and NEC Site PM
  • Perform the duties of the NEC Project QS in accordance with the NEC Conditions of Contract
  • Assist in the co-ordination and administration of the Contract in conjunction with the NEC PM and Supervisor teams
  • Implement NEC best practices on the Contract and comply with all internal systems
  • Provide relevant discipline leadership in setting and implementing technical and quality compliance
  • Build and maintain personal and team skills
  • Knowledge of civil engineering design, construction, methods of measurement, specifications, legislation and best practices
  • Ideally a thorough knowledge of the management and implementation of the NEC Contract
  • A thorough understanding of professional appointments, contractual arrangements, procurement and contract financial administration
  • Excellent people management skills including management of costs, time and quality
  • Good computer skills and
  • Experience in contract administration, supervision and monitoring
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Should Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead the creation of the Should Cost Team through the hiring of 7 engineers
  • Guide the team in the development of category specific should cost models in support of NPI and Category management’s negotiations with the supply base
  • Insure that the team has optimized the Should Costing software to accurately cost components for each specific Category
  • Develop and maintain a database of costed parts
  • Develop a set of key metrics for reporting success in driving out cost through Should Costing
  • Insure the Should Cost database is updated with market specific information such as current material cost
  • Drive Value Engineering ideation, proposals and implementation actions through Should Costing
  • Liaison and collaborate with the various business functions for above responsibilities
  • Analyze the global category spend and identify savings opportunities based on the Should Cost of a part versus the current price
  • Insure the team’s timely execution of costing requests
  • Work in conjunction with business units, engineering, and category management to identify new cost savings opportunities
  • Serve as the leader for global component costing
  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical/Production/Industrial engineering
  • 5+ years of Manufacturing/Process experience preferred
  • Experience in Procurement, Materials/Purchasing or Integrated Supply Chain business processes is a plus
  • Very strong analytical skills coupled with excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office tools and ERP systems
  • Prior familiarity with Should Costing Software and CAD is a plus
  • Strong leadership capabilities to manage projects, deliver results and to build cross-cultural teams
  • Must have a strategic focus with the ability to analyze, formulate and focus on results to support Global Supply Chain business goals and strategies
  • Can work flex hours for meetings with teams in North America, Europe, and Asia
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Senior Cost Manager / QS Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support the development of accurate Project Management bids
  • Support the bid and Project Team in the development of Cost Management delivery solutions for pipeline projects
  • Develop initial ROM cost estimates to support strategic thought processes
  • Support the Project Managers to define the project brief and assist in gap analysis
  • Develop accurate budget estimates at design stage gates
  • Lead value engineering incentives through-out project delivery
  • Support the validation of change control requests
  • Assist the PM in the financial close of our projects
  • Input into the lessons learned sessions
  • Assist the QS lead to alter process to facilitate continuous improvement
  • Provide input into the strategic direction of the QS function
  • Educated to a degree level or equivalent within one of the following disciplines - architecture, civil engineering, construction management and building construction and services
  • Quantity Surveying experience
  • Previous experience working for a consultancy or developer
  • Experience taking measurements from drawings
  • Experience developing details cost plans, schedules of work and Bills of Quantity
  • Previous experience of delivering QS/ Cost Consultancy as part of a PMO
  • MRICS or progression working towards this qualification
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Define and allocate market based target costs for new and existing products
  • Develop costs for major and minor product changes through the consolidation of current cost information with new design and assembly processes
  • Assure consolidated, accurate, timely and uniform presentation of data and information to facilitate decision making
  • Create and disseminate information for target cost reporting at executive reviews
  • Interface between program team and procurement to ensure execution of procured costs to actual design costs
  • Support Ad-Hoc requests for cost impacts as required; establish and allocate product level target costs to engineering sub-systems utilizing relative ranking of customer requirements, QFD analysis and pro-rata methodologies for new product programs
  • Identify and ensure design concepts for heavy or medium duty transportation products achieve target cost objectives by leading pre-release configuration change control
  • Compare cost engineering estimate of raw material rates, purchased component prices, burden rates, SG&A and profit to a supplier transparency to ensure target cost execution and accurate cost models
  • Explain design assumption changes causing variances from target cost to program and engineering teams and articulate NPV, IRR and other financial metric impacts to executive management
  • Positive Attitude, Ethics and International Values which support our company’s values, and a high performance culture
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Business or Technical field preferred
  • Proven leader and process champion
  • Ability to handle cost management of major project within a matrix organization
  • Understanding of the Target Cost Process
  • Strong PC skills in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to think strategically and implement plans
  • Possesses full cycle presentation skills
  • Ability to run meetings effectively
  • Strong knowledge of the drivers of cost and their effects
  • Good International product knowledge
  • Ability to perform well in a team environment
  • DCP work related experience
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • You should possess the skills and experience to actively support the internal team and manage more junior staff
  • You will help develop collaborative relationships with our clients and other professional colleagues within the industry
  • Day to day client point of contact for projects
  • Successful delivery of projects with supported supervision, leading to further repeat clients and their business
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills are key
  • Good understanding of project Governance and procurement processes
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Senior Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to develop long term relationships with all team members, and effectively balance people and processes
  • Understands and can demonstrate the importance of Client focus
  • Experience of delivering technically complex projects in the Sectors highlighted above from inception to completion
  • Experience of working in another comparable consultancy environment, or within a client organisation
  • Working towards Chartered Status with the RICS or other equivalent institution
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Total Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for driving change and offering recommendations for Cost Improvement
  • Schedule and lead meetings with Sales, SCM and engineering to drive the MCIP (Material Cost
  • Engineering degree, or at least 10 years of engineering product cost reduction experience
  • Must have 5+ years of experience in continuous improvement strategies in material cost reduction
  • 3 years of experience with mechanical components (i.e. Case, cover connectors are the biggest area to target) as well as Electrical components (i.e the microprocessor is usually the most expensive component)
  • 1 year of experience tracking cost savings in a database format
  • Focused on effectiveness, efficiency, and cost savings processes
  • Experience in preparing and rolling out operational reviews
  • Ability to push the organization to action
  • No excuse attitude to driving change to reduce cost
  • Ability to access data base information to uncover opportunities to drive profitability
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • General - act as an intermediary between development, construction, accounting and legal to produce financial/cost reporting
  • Ensure compliance to established processes and procedures for all cost processes
  • Reporting – responsible for the projects weekly and monthly cost reporting. This includes the monthly cost report for internal reporting to upper management and external reporting to partners, lenders and tenants. Be prepared to discuss all relevant cost information with upper management
  • Work with development manager, project management and accounting to transforming the estimates or proformas from native format into the cost code structure to be used on the project
  • As the project progresses, maintain the structure of the ACR by ensuring transfers are performed and new cost codes are created to track budget, contracts, allowances, unbought scope and holds
  • Prepare cost analysis and reports containing historical, current, and forecasted information for use by project stakeholders
  • Budgets - maintain a deep understanding of the projects hard and soft cost budget. This includes understanding what work remains to be procured and what contingencies or Holds are available for use on remaining scope
  • Contingency – report on committed and projected uses of contingency including uses for procurement and exposures
  • Change Events - be able to manage and report on the projects change events log for hard and soft costs. Ensure all change events are tracked and reported with all relevant information including budget source and exposure amounts
  • Holds – work with the procurement team to understand all Holds created. Track and report on current and anticipated use of Hold dollars
  • Ensure anticipated risk is incorporated into cost analysis and projections
  • Estimates - work in detail with development team, design team and construction team to create and review estimates
  • Prepare cash flows and update as required
  • Procurement - work with the procurement team to very that bid package budgets are accurate
  • Assist in contract close out and ensure all cost data is accurately incorporated into close out process
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in real estate development or construction management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management. Various undergraduate fields may be acceptable if accompanied by a master’s level degree in Construction Management
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs conceptual cost estimates for a variety of commercial building types
  • Performs cost estimates for civil, structural, architectural, plumbing, HVAC and electrical disciplines
  • Prepare material, labor, and equipment cost estimates for concept designs, design development documents, bid documents, and change orders
  • Work with client project management team to agree GMPs
  • Estimate and negotiate potential change orders
  • Cost validation and quantity surveying on an as needed basis
  • Monitoring and audit compliance
  • Coordinate with project manager staff to establish initial budgets, develop cost estimates working with suppliers and other sources, and perform monthly Estimate at Completions on projects
  • Analyze projects to ensure that project funding is adequate by performing estimates, cost forecasts, cost trends, and accrual of actual costs
  • Reconcile program and project controls data with the client’s fiscal and financial controls systems
  • Change management and control, budget management and documentation, fiscal and cost reports, charts, graphics, trend analyses, and document control
  • Should be able to effectively use a management reporting data warehouse to perform these tasks
  • Ability to present results of cost analyses to senior staff and clients
  • Risk-based approach to the development of time and cost contingencies
  • Specialized skills project/program controls software
  • Microsoft Excel, Means Construction Cost Data and other cost estimating software tools
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Google Suite
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Google Suite
  • Five years of project / program controls experience related to cost estimating and cost analysis
  • BS/BA Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or another construction related subject or a non-cost BS/BA degree and additional cost estimating experience
  • CCEA, CCP, CEP, CCC, MRICS or equivalent registration/certifications
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Technical, Business or related B. S. degree with 5 years of related experience in Cost Management, Project Controls, Project Management, or related field
  • Significant Cost Management experience which includes budget development, cost estimating, cost control, cost analysis, value engineering
  • Knowledge of Project Control concepts: Critical Path Method Logic, Resource Management, Schedule Development, Cost/Schedule integration
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, direct, perform, review, and present project controls/cost management activities in an independent manner which requires a minimum of supervision and which reflects a high level of professional judgment and knowledge related to these fields
  • Fundamental understanding of Procurement and Accounting practices
  • Lead the Program Cost Management activities
  • Provide guidance to Project Managers and Project Team members on Project Control issues
  • Prepare cost reports for comparing budget and actual data on projects
  • Analyze trends and problems in relation to cost data
  • Prepare cost-trend estimates and assist in the preparation of change orders for projects
  • Prepare Monthly Progress Reports and presentations
  • Work with project team members to analyze problems and recommend solutions
  • Develop, maintain and control integrated baselines
  • Prepare budget request documents to include opening of cost codes and providing subcontract accrual data as required
  • Prepares, analyzes, and presents cost estimating information to management
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Feasibility estimates, cost planning (presenting with no supervision), contract procurement, tender documentation, value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, dispute resolution, post contract management (competent in cost reporting)
  • Drive performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process
  • Work on projects of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors and appropriate problem solving
  • Manage projects effectively using APIC, Pinnacle/ePMP and other appropriate management systems/protocols
  • Be aware of and develop marketing opportunities and where appropriate bring to the attention of Directors and the Business Development Department, in order that they may assist in following up potential leads enabling the development of new business
  • Proven 5 year post qualification experience
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Senior Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assisting with cost and commercial management assignments including preparation of cost estimates based upon varying levels of design documentation; - Measuring quantities from drawings using AutoCAD and by hand; - Preparing budgets, orders of magnitude estimates and detailed cost plans at all stages of refurbishment and new build projects; - Sourcing base cost data from suppliers and subcontractors; - Providing cost advice to Clients generally; - Attending Client and Project meetings; - Preparing tender and contract documentation - Carrying out tender analysis of bids, preparing reports on findings; - Managing the change control process during the construction stage of projects and preparing cost reports; - Valuing completed work and arranging payments, including the preparation of completion acts - Negotiating with vendors, contractors, sub-contractors and representing the best ethical interests of Mott MacDonald R and our Clients at all times. - Prepare, review and monitor construction programmes and report on progress periodically - Coordinating meetings, setting agendas, attending and minuting meetings - Exercising independent judgment related to day-to-day administration of projects - Project filing and document control - Compose written correspondence - Photo-reporting of projects and maintaining as built records of site progress - Visit sites and comply with all site safety rules and Mott MacDonald health and safety requirements - Prepare for and attend annual Personal Development Reviews (PDR) with line manager in accordance with Mott MacDonald IMS System - Carrying out all project activities in accordance with the Mott MacDonald IMS System - Other adhoc duties
  • MUST speak Russian and English
  • Relevant degree Quantity Surveying OR Cost Management discipline
  • Autocad and MS Office computer skills
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Cost planning and estimating during design phase
  • Measurement of quantities based on design drawings
  • Construction phase cost management
  • Assisting with feasibility studies, capital cost advice
  • Life-cycle costing
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Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • A degree in a construction, cost, quantity surveying or engineering subject
  • Working towards a relevant professional qualification
  • Demonstrable cost management experience in construction or an engineering based project environment
  • Experience in using SaaS - Cost management tool sand other database software including having advanced excel skills
  • Able to develop programme, project, contract level budgets in coordination with other disciplines
  • An understanding of interpretation and representation of risk in cost management
  • Experience of working in large teams and for taking responsibility commercial and cost management outputs
  • Ability to work independently in a client facing role on a regular basis
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Senior Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Acting as Client Relationship Manager for the key accounts, establishing regular contact and rapport with key work distributors within the Client’s organisation
  • Building strong relationships with both internal and external clients
  • Developing new client relationships
  • Participating in business and strategic planning activities in order to identify opportunities to sustain the growth of the business in short, medium and longer term
  • Attending at industry functions and maintaining presence in the market
  • What We Offer
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Whole Life Cost Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Integration of new vehicle launch data process into product launch timeline
  • Presentation of new cars alongside current product
  • Issue of product data to WLC providers
  • Establish initial RV forecast value and challenge values where appropriate
  • Representing Mercedes-Benz UK at relevant DAG meetings and workshops
  • Ensuring the UK market dynamics and key TCO considerations are taken into account and represented accurately (CO2 strategy, CO2 testing, e-Mobility, residual values / used cars, regulation and strategic affairs )
  • Facilitating the collation of WLC feedback in early stages of product planning and development
  • Thorough knowledge of the UK car market
  • A good understanding of pricing structures and key influences of vehicle ownership costs
  • The ability to draw on above and deploy challenges to influence key contacts (internal and external)
  • The ability to convey and present legislative requirements to the UK market
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • High level of adaptability