Cost Associate- Civil Projects

Ref
MAX5908
Consultant
Steve Thomas
Region
Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong Island
Salary
Negotiable
Job Posted
27/01/2015
Type
Permanent
Status

 

 

 

 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience in all of the main areas of cost management (i.e pre-contract, post contract and final account);
  • Estimating and cost planning including producing and presenting the final cost plan;
  • Tendering and procuring packages and projects; including managing the pre-qualification stage, producing the tender list, tender analysis, producing the tender report and compiling the contractual documents and dealing with tender clarifications;
  • Dealing effectively with the change control processes, including negotiation and agreeing change events;
  • Taking personal responsibility for making cost checks and carrying out valuations and ensuring that timely and accurate cost checking and valuation takes place;
  • Producing monthly post contract cost reports and presenting them to the client;
  • Contributing to value engineering;
  • Preparing or validating, together with negotiating and agreeing final accounts;
  • Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages, including attendance at and contributing to a range of meetings;
  • Good knowledge of the main procurement methods and their application;
  • Good knowledge of the main types of construction contracts used in Hong Kong;
  • Experience of utilising industry standard processes and systems (IT and other) to effectively deliver projects;
  • Preparing commission update reports on risks, opportunities, progress and needs.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, Cost Management/Engineering or equivalent;
  • Have or working towards full membership of RICS or HKIS;
  • Relevant experience working in Hong Kong;
  • Civil engineering or Rail experience preferred;
  • Excellent communication in both Cantonese (desired)) and English (essential).
  • Candidates with Consultancy or Contracting experience will be considered.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

Working from over 80 offices in a global network the successful candidate will be joining a leading construction consultancy organisation. For this is a long term role with excellent opportunity for career progression and professional development. Full support will be given to candidates looking to develop a long term career with the company. Full details will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates.

 PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS SITE BASED WORKING FOR THE CLIENT ORGANISATION.

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