Senior Cost Manager – Germany (Frankfurt or Berlin)  - EU passport/Visa holders & German Speakers

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Senior Cost Manager – Germany (Frankfurt or Berlin)  - EU passport/Visa holders & German Speakers

Location: Germany Salary: €95.000 - €105.00 + full comprehensive package

Senior Cost Manager – Germany (Frankfurt or Berlin)  - EU passport/Visa holders & German Speakers

MEP and/or CSA backgrounds – date centre or pharmaceutical experience essential

An established consultancy operating and investing in Data Centres, Commercial, Prime 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 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

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 

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

Person Specification: 

  • 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


To consistently deliver a recruitment service that's of an exceptional standard and guided by values of performance, trust, transparency and respect.
To work in partnership and thoroughly understand the needs and preferences of both our clients and candidates.
Collaborative, passionate, reliable and adaptable - we do not promise what we cannot deliver.