Salary: Open
Employment Type: Permanent
Languages: English > Business Level, Japanese > Business Level
Function: Manufacturing & Engineering
Posted On: 2024-05-21

Company Overview


Job Description


・Strong leadership skills; experience leading a Cost Management team, ensuring they deliver on all accountabilities.
・Taking a lead role in interfacing with the client, stakeholders and other consultants, at all project stages.
・Identifying opportunities to improve cost management procedures, templates and products.
・Knowledge management – Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is inputted into internal databases and shared.
・Process improvement – Identifying and acting upon ways to improve internal systems and processes.
・Taking responsibility for developing new business opportunities with existing and new Turner & Townsend clients.
・Identifying and acting upon cross-selling opportunities.
・Lead proposals for new work or variations for existing projects.
・Attending relevant networking events and other promotional opportunities.
・Staff management – Inputting into the formal management of staff and recruitment interviews.
・Undertake Staff Performance reviews.
・Financial management – Utilizing the tools provided keep track of the ongoing margin levels and monthly fee/resource forecasts for each commission
・Review and participate with the design services team and general contractor, in the development of the cost estimates.
・Reconcile changes that occur over the planning phase and assist the general contractor to ensure that their data is accurate.
・Quality Control – Ensuring compliance with quality standards and participation in ISO audits.
・Communicate or meet with general contractor and owner project manager to gather status information to prepare a cost estimate update.
・Prepare written comments to the general contractor’s submissions, including the executive summary. Coordinate all sources of cost information for cost discussions and suppliers direct from NPA, subs, quantities from A/Es,
・Inform and drive engineering priorities based on cost impact.
・Provide estimate and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan.
・Work proactively with minimal supervision to resolve scheduling issues.
・Manage cost checks and carry out valuations on larger projects. Complete timely, accurate cost checking and valuation processes.
・Participate effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes.
・Manage Cost impact / contingency management and commitment tracking logs.
・Prepare funding data presentations and coordinate VE sessions with stakeholders.

Job Objectives

・Commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time.
・Service delivery on commissions is in line with the conditions of appointment.
・Strong relationships are developed with clients and cross-functional team members.
・The team is effectively led.
・Line management responsibilities are effectively discharged.
・Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified and acted upon.
・Margin levels and monthly fee/resource forecasts are kept track of on all commissions.
・Key information and data is effectively cascaded and appropriately retained.



・Demonstrates excellent presentation, verbal, written, and communication skills.
・Solid technical experience in all cost management areas; planning, estimating, pre-contract post contract and final account.
・Ability to estimate at conceptual, programming, and detailed level.
・Understands cost (material prices, labor, productivities) as well as commit profiles, cashflow, LLE dates, and overall project cost.
・Experience preparing Cost Management estimates and reports.
・Experience with advising clients on value management, value engineering, and life cycle costing.
・Experience with key aspects of business development.
・Good organization skills, ability to multi-task, and be a team player.
・Proficient with collaborative, cloud-based software including Costx or other related computer software.
・SME in Quantity Surveying
・RICS or equivalent accreditation.
・Proficiency with Microsoft/ G-suite of applications.
・Strong analytical skills and, advanced proficiency using spreadsheets.
・Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
・Drive to be proactive and self-motivated.
・The tenacity and ambition to inject value and create solutions.
・Ability to develop good working relationships with project teams.

Education/ Experience:

・College or post-graduate degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field with a technical focus or related technical field.
・Relevant experience in the construction industry.
・Minimum of 8 years relevant experience estimating large, mission critical construction projects such as Data Centers, High Tech, Manufacturing, industrial or relatable is required.
・MEP experience is beneficial; Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing estimating experience within the construction industry.

* We will present the details of the job descriptions in the first meeting with our Consultants.
Job reference: JO-240515-351345

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