Cost Manager and Senior Cost Manager

Posted 12 June 2024
Salary Competitive
LocationFrankfurt am Main
Job type Permanent
Sectors Consultancy
Contact NameBuse Alisanoglu

Job description

Role: Cost Manager and Senior Cost Manager
Location: Germany
Hybrid model: Onsite or Remote, with travel to Frankfurt 2 x per month
Employment type: Permanent
Language skills: English C1, German C1 (desirable)
You must be a German national/resident or have the necessary permits already in place to work in Germany.
Our client, a privately owned, leading global construction and consultancy firm are interested in meeting with highly skilled and experienced cost consultant professionals to work on a number of high-profile construction projects in Frankfurt, Germany.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Providing expert cost consultancy services across a range of projects.
  • Managing cost planning, budgeting, and estimating processes.
  • Undertaking and advising on Contract Administration, particularly under JCT and NEC forms of contract.
  • Leading value engineering and life cycle costing initiatives.
  • Analysing and advising on Capex versus Opex costs.
  • Ensuring projects adhere to industry best practices and address hot topics such as Sustainability, Social Value, and Carbon Reduction.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key senior stakeholders.
  • Contributing to business development activities.
About you:
  • Previous experience in a cost consultancy practice in a similar role.
  • Experience working with private and public sector property and infrastructure clients is beneficial.
  • Proficiency in cost planning, budgeting, and estimating.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing people and risk management.
  • Knowledge of contract law and contractual frameworks relating to construction.
  • Strong capability in Contract Administration.
  • Familiarity with value engineering and life cycle costing.
  • Solid understanding of industry best practices.
  • Awareness of hot topic issues such as Sustainability, Social Value, and Carbon Reduction impacting the Public Sector.
  • A degree in quantity surveying/cost management or equivalent.
  • Professional membership, such as MRICS/RICS.
My client offers competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in this role, please apply by sending a copy of your CV to