Job Summary

To maximizing project margin, adding value to the construction process by proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

•    Assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies.
•    Run cost analyses of the various types of work as a forerunner to tender preparation.
•    Select, price and source construction materials.
•    Advise clients on procurement strategies.
•    Factor in the implications of health and safety regulations.
•    Identify commercial risks and help develop suitable responses.
•    Prepare the tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities, with the architect and the client.
•    Select subcontractors, agree the scope of services and allocate work.
•    Monitor and control costs throughout the project.
•    Identify risks surrounding the project and the likelihood of cost variation.
•    Track any changes to the design or actual work and adjust budget projections.
•    Value completed work and arrange payments to subcontractors.
•    Analyse progress and write detailed reports.
•    Liaise between site managers, project managers, site engineers and the client.


Key skills 

  • Numeracy
  • A good working knowledge of MS Excel and the ability to learn how to use specialist software
  • Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work in a team
  • The ability to negotiate
  • Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work.
  • Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales.
  • Multi tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.
  • Have good practical organization skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling.
  • Be able to provide both summarized and detailed reports, on current activities.
  • IT Literate able to use Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
  • Ability to use Construction Costing Software (“Candy”).
  • Demonstrable experience in construction contracts.
  • Smart and professional appearance.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Customer focused.
  • Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels

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