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Senior Cost Manager

  • Job reference: FG-004752
  • 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 Senior Cost Manager in Malta, NY.  Relocation and per diem costs may be provided for this position.

 
 

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

 

Serves as the client’s main contact for providing cost management services, including invoice validation, cost forecasting and reporting, change management, close out administration, procurement management, earned value and value engineering.

 
 

JOB DUTIES

 
  • 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 cost 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, plus seven years relevant experience.

 
 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 
  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills regarding the management of cost processes.

  • Must have an understanding of 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.

  • Experience in advanced manufacturing and automation industry is preferred.

  • Producing cost reports with earned value and unit rate experience preferred.

  • IPD Project experience preferred. 
 
 

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

 

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

 
PMP certification would be preferred.
 
 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Advanced use of Excel to generate and update reporting tools.

 

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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