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Cost Manager

Job Description

Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor

VANRATH are currently recruiting for an experienced Cost Manager on behalf of our Client, to join their Infrastructure's team in Belfast.. The Cost Manager will assist the Cost Management Team in leading a multi-million pound infrastructure project contract reporting to the client to ensure that a high level of technical, financial and commercial control is always maintained on projects to which the job holder is assigned.

You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team undertaking cost duties as appropriate for feasibility studies, design, planning, procurement and undertake construction stage cost management.

£32,500 + Benefits

The Ideal Person

  • Degree Qualified & working towards Chartered Status
  • Over 4 years relevant construction industry experience, ideally infrastructure related
  • Good knowledge of NEC3 Forms of Contract in particular ECC Options B & C (NEC4 an advantage)
  • Sound commercial awareness
  • Pre and Post contract experience


  • To provide support to the Cost Management Team undertaking cost management of multi-million post contract works including reporting to & taking briefs from clients to produce best practice solutions.
  • To undertake cost and contract support for construction project planning and delivery including budget cost estimation, risk forecasting and cost/value management. To provide project cost control through cost forecasting/out turns, contract management & administration and performance management of projects.
  • To regularly update Senior Management on the progress of projects and provide high quality information to assist the business in decision-making.
  • Work standard to meet and follow the quality standards expected, ensuring personnel and staff comply with all procedures.
  • Processing of interim monthly valuation assessments and payment certificates for projects.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact John Magill in the strictest confidence.

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