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Cost Manager

  • Job reference: FG-004760
  • Sector: Programme Management
  • Location: Albany

Faithful+Gould is a world leading integrated project and program management consultancy. We build long-term partnerships with our clients because we are trusted to deliver. Through intellect, innovation, positive thinking and problem solving, we protect and maximize our clients’ interests. We call this Constructive Expertise.


Operating at the forefront of our industry for more than 65 years, we are headquartered in New York, and provide our quality services from strategically located offices across the Americas. 


Faithful+Gould seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team as a Cost Manager in Malta, NY.  Relocation and per diem costs may be provided for this position.




Provides cost management services including invoice validation, cost forecasting and reporting, change management, close out administration, procurement management, earned value and value engineering.



  • Prepares and issues periodic cost reports to senior technical staff.

  • Reviews the cash flow prepared by junior technical staff and issues to senior technical staff.

  • With minimal supervision, reviews all change orders in accordance with the client’s approval process.

  • Reviews all invoices for the project and ensures that junior technical staff codes the invoices where applicable and forwards them to the client’s accounts payable department.

  • With minimal supervision, provides procurement services for the client, where applicable, for construction and engineering services, including preparing RFP and bid analysis.

  • Where applicable, overviews and reports to the client on contractor buyout of subcontract bid packages.

  • Attends the bi-weekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the contractors and engineering teams.

  • With minimal supervision, provides cost information on value engineering analysis.

  • With minimal supervision, carries out an earned value analysis of the project on a periodic basis.

  • Reviews the contractors close out administration and ensures that they meet their contractual requirements.

  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.



Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, plus five years experience in construction cost analysis/project controls.



  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Experience with Primavera or Microsoft Projects is preferred.

  • Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.

  • Experience managing multiple cost forecasts simultaneously

  • Detail oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills, working with project managers, QS

  • Unit rate experience preferred
  • Semiconductor experience preferred
  • IPD Project experience preferred



Preferably a member of RICS or AACE or another relevant professional body.




General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork. 


Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Faithful+Gould, an Atkins company, is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


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