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Associate Cost Consulting

Ref MAX8507 Job Posted 31/05/2018 Region Canada Location Montreal, Canada Salary Neg Salary Band £60,000 to £149,999 TypePermanent Consultant Steve Thomas

An Associate level job role is available for an experienced cost consultant to lead a team of cost consultants performing a full range of pre contract services to clients

Project Details

As an Associate, you will be responsible for client delivery, revenue management, business development and provide technical expertise while leading a team of cost consultants.

Responsibilities and Duties

-Provide a full range of cost consulting services to new and existing clients.
-Implement a full technical understanding of construction estimation processes and techniques to benefit clients
-Develop and build long term client relationships which result in repeat business, referrals and service expansion
-Prepare drawing lists and read blueprints at an advanced level
-Ability to prepare and complete partial trade/elemental take-offs.
-Ability to prepare and complete full trade/elemental take-offs.
-Understanding of pricing structure – residential/ICI/civil.
-Understanding of M & E systems
-Pricing estimates.
-Completion of estimates.
-Preparation/analysis of general condition breakdown.
-Change order analysis – interpretation/take-off/pricing.
-Analysis – comparative/tender.
-Ability to prepare, co-ordinate & deliver estimates (on schedule & within fees).
-Ability to maximize the use of appropriate software and technology and teach others how to do the same such as CAD, Excel, Cost X, BIM, Digitizer and PowerPoint.
-Lead the assessment of client requirements, conduct project reviews and deal with issues efficiently and effectively.
-Provide leadership, guidance, coaching, mentoring and support to all direct reports.

Desired Skills and Experience

•Business development skills – strong business acumen
•Client service orientation
•Proven leadership skills
•Full and deep understanding of Cost Planning and Project Monitoring services.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or similar
• 10 + years’ leadership experience in a commercial real estate or related field
• Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS), Member RICS, or Project Management Professional (PMP) is required
• LEED accreditation (an asset)

Employing Company Overview and Profile

This Canadian employer is one of the leading cost and multidisciplinary consultancies. They offer continuity of work, career progression and good remuneration packages. Full company profile details will be given to shortlisted applicants.

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