Currie & Brown
Dec 06, 2019Full time
Currie & Brown is currently looking for a cost consultant who is able to take a lead in managing projects for our Birmingham office. The successful candidate will support project leaders in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as a preferred service provider. Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include: Providing accurate cost advice and reporting to our clients Delivering projects, commissions and professional assignments Assuming a leading role in setting objectives and priorities, working as a proactive team player Maintaining effective communication to ensure all information is available for the successful completion of projects; liaising with other managers to ensure efficient financial control Undertaking cost management services with limited supervision Delivering all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner Providing support to the team leader/service leaders in cost management of projects Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner; meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships Requirements: BSc in quantity surveying or equivalent Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) or enrolled on the APC working towards Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). Non MRICS candidates will be required to undertake a screening with our external provider prior to a formal APC interview. A minimum of two years' post-graduation technical delivery experience gained within a construction consultancy Pre- and post-contract experience Good cost planning and measurement expertise Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute A team player with a 'can-do' attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible Currie & Brown is one of the world's leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilisation of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience. With principal offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Shanghai, we operate throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.