Senior Cost Manager, Athens


FOCAL PM is currently seeking for a Senior Cost Manager to lead the Company’s cost consulting team for a major capital Project in Athens, Greece.

Key accountabilities:
  • Setting up a Cost methodology in accordance with RICS New Rules of Measurement, i.e. NRM 1, 2 & 3, Masterformat, Uniformat
  • Ensuring that accurate BOQs are produced, reviewing and finalizing quantities in a BIM environment.
  • Leading the estimating effort, producing and taking responsibility of the final cost plan, including Cash Flow projections.
  • Reviewing the Design at all Design phases, collaborating with the Design team and external Consultants and advising on Design efficiency issues.
  • Exploring value engineering options and identifying scope creep.
  • Identifying and constantly updating cost related risks.
  • Issuing regular Cost Reports for the Client.
  • Managing the cost consulting team, effectively interfacing with the Client, the Company’s Directors, the Design team and external Consultants.
  • Advising the Client on the procurement strategy.
  • Assisting in tender documents preparation and issuing a Tender Report for the Client.
  • Assisting Client’s negotiations with the preferred bidders in cost related issues.
  • Analyzing and evaluating Contractor’s change orders and Claims.
  • Monitoring Project Budget including Cash Flow projections.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture.
  • RICS accreditation desirable.
  • At least 15 years of experience, including 3 years relevant experience in the cost management of major capital Projects.
  • BIM technology knowledge.
  • Deep knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement strategies, value management, value engineering, construction sequencing, capabilities of local and international Contractors and Suppliers etc.
  • Ability to work under pressure meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment.
  • Fluent English (written and spoken).