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Lead Cost Manager

  • Job reference: R-046344
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: New York

Lead Cost Manager

Why join us?

Our New York PMO practice team is growing!! Faithful+Gould seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team as a Lead Cost Manager. This position will be remote for someone who lives in the Central or Eastern Time Zone. Be part of the in-house team supporting one of the largest technology companies in the world! This position serves as the client’s key point of contact for providing commercial management and governance assurance services. This position is integral to Corporate Real Estate teams in our Property Sector by developing and managing cost management processes for projects nationally. Data Center experience is a plus. The position will primarily be based out of our office in New York, NY and reports to the Senior Business Service Director.

This is a full-time position with Faithful+Gould that comes with the opportunity to prove your true potential, provide expert services on world class projects, collaborate and grow with professional services experts, and receive an attractive compensation package with robust benefits.

About Us:

Faithful+Gould is a world leader in integrated project and program management consulting. We provide expert and professional management consulting services on a wide range of interesting and iconic projects with many high-profile clients across key business sectors and industries that include several Fortune 100 companies and notable Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by Engineering News Record (ENR). Faithful+Gould was established in the U.K. in 1947, with its first USA office opening in 1992. We embody Constructive Expertise – It’s in our DNA!

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Guides the development and implementation of cost management processes.
  • Coordinates cost management activities with client representatives.
  • Conducts assurance reviews of established processes, including commercial reviews.
  • Develops project budgets to inform annual capital investment plans.
  • Develops and presents commercial analyses to support decision-making for a corporate real estate portfolio.
  • Develops, reviews, issues and presents cost management reports.
  • Develops cash flow projections and issues, with the cost report, to the client’s finance team.
  • Provides assurance on change order management in accordance with the client’s process.
  • Provides assurance on invoices management in accordance with the client’s process.
  • Utilizes the client’s cost management systems to input commercial data and prepare cost repots.
  • Provides procurement services for the client where applicable for construction and engineering services, including preparing RFP and bid analysis.
  • Conducts the biweekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the stakeholder teams.
  • Provides cost information on value engineering analysis.
  • Reviews the contractors close out administration and ensures that they meet established requirements.
  • With minimal supervision and where necessary, assists the client with any cost information relating to capital projects.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Develops, mentors and manages a team of project controls resources.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Engineering or a related field.
  • 10 years relevant experience.
  • Preferably a member of RICS or AACE or another relevant professional body.
  • PMO experience is a plus.
  • Highly articulate, have a clear and logical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills regarding the management of cost processes.
  • Must understand Administration of Construction Contracts.
  • Advanced use of Excel to generate and update reporting tools. Experience with PM Web, E-Builder or Ariba is a plus.
  • 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.
  • General skills expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.

What we offer at Faithful+Gould:

  • Opportunity to work on projects of various sizes and levels of complexity for globally renowned clients.
  • Strong team of expert, professional peers to mentor and grow with.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays.
  • Group Insurance.
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a tuition reimbursement program.

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!
At every stage, we have the right support and training to help you learn and acquire what you need to succeed. We seek results-oriented problem solvers, creative thinkers, and performance-driven professionals who are ready to work on exciting projects and rewarding opportunities as a part of their exceptional career.

Faithful+Gould is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

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