Location: Spain Salary: €60k-€90k
MEP Associate Cost Manager – data centres
An established cost & project management consultancy operating and investing in Data Centres, Commercial, Residential, Education, Healthcare, Sport and Retail clients and projects. Surveyors work in close contact with the client, advising them on financial and legal matters that arise during the project.
Overview of Role: This role presents an excellent opportunity for a proactive individual to take responsibility for providing all core MEP Cost Management services on a number of interesting projects, acting as the sole contact with clients as well as provide support to the existing team in the delivery of projects. There will be a focus on professional work on a wide variety of selected projects ranging from £5m to £500m including: Commercial new build and refurbishment projects in the data centre and industrial sectors.
The individual will be an integral part of a team that is accountable for the commercial and contractual performance of a project
To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures Comply with established commercial/procurement/ contractual strategies
Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards Individually or as part of a team operate processes for the selection, appointment and management of construction and engineering contractors
Cost Planning including:
Preparation of indicative cost budgets and appraisals
Preparation of elemental cost plans
Provide advice and opinion in respect of our client development plans and expectations
Value engineering studies
Procurement including: Providing advice on procurement strategy Assembling and seeking agreement to long and short tender lists Preparing and issuing tender documents. Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering contractors Managing and contributing to structured and documented tender evaluations Preparation of Contract Recommendation Reports Preparation of contract documents
Post Contract Quantity Surveying including: Scrutinising and verifying applications for interim payments Preparing certificates Managing change control in accordance with contracts Producing cost reports and cost forecasting Assisting Project Managers in preparing Early Warnings, Instructions and Compensation Events Attending progress meetings Promote commercial awareness throughout project Support formal dispute resolution process and contract close out strategy as required Advising and liaising with internal project and cost control team Developing Commercial Strategies Developing Acquisition Strategies
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results and an eye on growth.
Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar technical discipline
Strong technical delivery experience MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner Strong Feasibility and cost planning experience
Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery
Able to build long-term relationships
Previously employed by a consultancy or end user client
Stakeholder management with a clear focus on developing client accounts
A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering deadlines
A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious