Cost/Senior Cost Consultant MEP (Quantity Surveyor)

Posted 13 June 2024
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent
Sectors Consultancy
Contact NameBuse Alisanoglu

Job description

Role: Cost/Senior Cost Consultant MEP (Quantity Surveyor)
Location: London, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds
Employment type: Permanent and Freelance
Our client, a privately owned, leading global construction and consultancy firm are interested in meeting experienced Quantity Surveyors who are passionate about cost and commercial management. We are looking to recruit a Cost Consultant and Senior Cost Consultant that specialises in MEP, who has a mix of property and infrastructure project experience.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Conducting feasibility studies and advising on procurement strategies and contract selection
  • Writing and undertaking procurement reports
  • Applying value management techniques at the outset of a project
  • Managing, estimating, and planning costs, including taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan
  • Negotiating and agreeing on final accounts
  • Representing the firm to clients, stakeholders, and other consultants at all project stages
  • Handling contractual frameworks and standard forms of contract
  • Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve cost management procedures, templates, and products to enhance the services provided to clients
About you:
  • Previous experience in a cost consultancy practice in a similar role (preferred, not essential)
  • Knowledge of MEP systems and experience working across multiple sectors
  • You will ideally be MRICS or working towards chartership.
  • Essential experience with JCT and NEC forms of contract
  • Expertise in cost planning, budgeting, and estimating
  • Strong knowledge of contract law and contractual frameworks in construction
  • Proven ability to undertake and advise on Contract Administration
  • Understanding of value engineering and life cycle costing
  • Familiarity with industry best practices
  • Awareness of hot topic issues such as Sustainability, Social Value, and Carbon Reduction impacting the Public Sector
  • Capability to analyse and provide advice on Capex versus Opex costs
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