Senior Cost Manager MEP

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Senior Cost Manager MEP

Location: London Salary: 80,000 - 90,0000

 A client that we work with is recruiting for a Senior Cost Manager to be located at their Central London office. The client is an established well known construction company that operate projects within the UK and across a number of countries around the world. This position reports directly to the client Director , Commercial Management, Global Design & Construction.

The primary focus of the role is Cost Management oversight across client’s portfolio of major expansion construction projects throughout EMEA.

The role is expected to provide strategic and day-to-day leadership specifically focused to drive down construction costs, provide assurance against internal financial controls and reporting processes and help manage all major contract risks. This position would suit a cost manager coming from a consulting background.




  • Oversee the preparation of budgets including detailed cost modelling, benchmarking analysis and presentation of this to senior management.
  • Monitor adherence against budget throughout the project lifespan including cost checks and reviews, value engineering and cost saving initiatives and evaluation of alternates.
  • Provide guidance and assist with the orderly development of requests for proposal leading into

procurement for design services agreements, owner furnished equipment and general contractor services agreements.

  • Oversee and provide guidance on commercial change management and change evaluation efforts on all projects.
  • Review analytics for project portfolio cash flow and earn value analysis.
  • Monitor the financial close-out on all projects including settlement of all vendors.
  • Pro-actively lead all commercial risk management efforts including commercial audits, contingency, analyses, risk identification and analyses and management training.
  • Review project cost reports and carry out regular reviews of these with senior management.


Qualifications & Experience


  • M&E Cost Manager experience from a consultancy background
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction, business, financial or related field.
  • Preferably RICS accredited.
  • Detail orientated, with accurate input and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Strong sense of accountability, ownership and urgency.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel.


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.