Head of Cost

  • New York, NY

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Current VacanciesHead of CostNew York City, United States* Job number: 04033* Job field: Cost Consultancy* Job posted: 02/09/19* Job status: 30/09/19* Job schedule: Full-timeThe CompanyMace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across North America, Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, India and Asia Pacific.Four simple principles guide our behavior in our pursuit of a better way: Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, and to bring new perspectives to some of the most challenging and inspiring projects around the world.At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.The OpportunityIn North America, we offer a full suite of project and cost management services. We've grown from a small core team to a network of offices including New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Los Angeles.As an ambitious business in the region, we pride ourselves on promoting from within as well as offering genuine opportunities for individual development, progress and recognition.The opportunity to join a major international organization in a growing market is not only an exciting one but a very real prospect with Mace.The RoleHead of CostTo take responsibility for end to end service delivery.To act as a key client interface ensuring that the client objectives are met through the delivery of a value added cost management service. In addition, there will be a huge emphasis on growing the internal team and Mace's cost management services.Your Responsibilities Will Include:* Overseeing the cost team.* Ensuring the quality of service and output.* Conducting feasibility studies and production of procurement reports.* Application of value engineering techniques at the outset of a project involving existing protocols and systems.* Managing estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost estimate.* Managing the procurement process.* Ensuring that all stages are performed effectively, including prequalification, enquiry, analysis, selection and contract preparation.* Ensuring that post contract cost variances, change control, cost checking and invoicing processes are managed effectively.* Ensuring the production of monthly cost reports and presenting them to the client.* Managing the final account negotiation and agreement.* Taking the lead role in interfacing with clients, external and internal consultants at all project stages.The RequirementsYour Experience, Knowledge and Skills Need to Include:* Previous USA experience.* Experience leading a cost team.* Experience in utilizing BIM software and Causeway.* Experience working on key client account within an organization.* Experience with well recognized and blue-chip construction organizations.* Good technical grounding in all aspects of cost management.* Excellent knowledge of all methods of procurement.* Experience of advising clients on value management, value engineering and life cycle costing.* Management experience both in the context of managing a team delivering a commission and general line management.* Understanding in business development and taking the clients brief.Qualifications* A degree qualification in quantity surveying or equivalent.\"Mace is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people to excel.\"

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