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Lead Cost Manager/QS

  • Job reference: R-050844
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Woodland Hills

Lead Cost Manager/QS

Why join us?

Our Los Angelas team is Growing!! Faithful+Gould seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team as a Lead Cost Manager/QS. This position will be based at our prestigious client sites in the Los Angelas, CA area! Be part of the in-house team helping one of the biggest technology companies in the world! This position serves as the client’s main contact for providing cost management services, including cost forecasting, and reporting, change management, close out administration, procurement management, invoice validation, earned value and value engineering. Integral to Corporate Real Estate teams developing and managing cost strategies for projects nationally. We will help support the costs of relocation for the exceptional candidate! Follow your dream of working in Sunny California! This position will report to the Program 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?

  • 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.
  • Reviews all change orders in accordance with the client’s approval process.
  • Ensures all invoices are being processed by the host team.
  • 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.
  • Conducts the biweekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the contractors and engineering teams.
  • Provides cost information on value engineering analysis.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field
  • 10 years’ relevant experience
  • Preferably a member of RICS or AACE or another relevant professional body
  • Highly articulate, have a clear and logical approach to problem solving, and strong deciding abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills regarding the management of cost processes.
  • Must understand Administration of Construction Contracts.
  • 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.
  • Advanced use of Excel to generate and update reporting tools.
  • 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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