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Cost Manager

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  1. Singapore
  1. Project, programme & cost management

Cost Manager

Position: Cost Manager  

Reports to: Commercial Manager

           

Role: You are required to assist the Commercial Manager in cost, procurement and contract administration duties for the project.

You will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with cost budgeting, forecasting and reporting.
  • Assisting with procurement activities.
  • Contract administration.
  • Providing miscellaneous ad hoc duties as required by the Commercial Manager.
  • Your duties will involve working with project team and project contractors.
  • You will be privy to confidential information by necessity. You will treat all such information with the highest levels of confidentiality and will always perform your role with integrity and honour.
  • You are required to ensure that all documents and functions demonstrate high levels of accuracy and professionalism.
  Competence:
  • You will have knowledge and experience in quantity surveying/procurement and the related systems and procedures. Have analytical and research skills, contractual knowledge including reading and writing contractual terminology, sound communication skills (verbal and written), sound computer literacy including advanced skills in Excel and cost estimating software such as iTWO costX, excellent interpersonal skills, have an eye for detail, be able to work unsupervised, show initiative in developing new ideas and be able to initiate tasks without instruction.
  • Primary responsibility will be to assist the Commercial Manager in all procurement, cost and contract administration related activities for the project. 

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Assist the Commercial Manager in all procurement activities, including but not limited to preparing tenders, corresponding with tenderers, analysing submissions, preparing reports, negotiating with tenderers, chairing and writing minutes for tender meetings, preparing contracts, administering awarded contracts and closing final accounts for awarded contracts.
  • Support and manage the activities of other project team during peak periods.
  • Providing miscellaneous ad hoc duties as required by the Commercial Manager
  • Assist the Commercial Manager with budget preparation, forecasting, tracking and reporting
  • Estimation of cost movements for design change proposals/options.
  • Progress claims assessment, certification, registering and tracking. Including possible site inspection to verify quantities of work complete.
  • Variation registering, forecasting, assessment, negotiation and reporting.
  • Contract final account preparation and negotiation.
  • Attend meetings and provide information relating to project costs, procurement and contract administration.
  Administration:
  • Procurement and cost data entry and review.
  • Procurement and cost report preparation.
 

Skills and Attributes:

You will demonstrate:

  • A capacity to deal professionally and confidently with a diverse range of people at all levels.
  • Knowledge of written and verbal contractual terminology.
  • Written communication skills, with an ability to draft reports, minutes, correspondence and forms.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and initiate tasks without instruction.
  • Sound literacy in computer software, including the Microsoft Office range. Knowledge of Excel and cost management systems.
  • Flexibility and ability to work with different areas of the business.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail in all work.



Position: Cost Manager  

Reports to: Commercial Manager

           

Role: You are required to assist the Commercial Manager in cost, procurement and contract administration duties for the project.

You will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with cost budgeting, forecasting and reporting.
  • Assisting with procurement activities.
  • Contract administration.
  • Providing miscellaneous ad hoc duties as required by the Commercial Manager.
  • Your duties will involve working with project team and project contractors.
  • You will be privy to confidential information by necessity. You will treat all such information with the highest levels of confidentiality and will always perform your role with integrity and honour.
  • You are required to ensure that all documents and functions demonstrate high levels of accuracy and professionalism.
  Competence:
  • You will have knowledge and experience in quantity surveying/procurement and the related systems and procedures. Have analytical and research skills, contractual knowledge including reading and writing contractual terminology, sound communication skills (verbal and written), sound computer literacy including advanced skills in Excel and cost estimating software such as iTWO costX, excellent interpersonal skills, have an eye for detail, be able to work unsupervised, show initiative in developing new ideas and be able to initiate tasks without instruction.
  • Primary responsibility will be to assist the Commercial Manager in all procurement, cost and contract administration related activities for the project. 

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Assist the Commercial Manager in all procurement activities, including but not limited to preparing tenders, corresponding with tenderers, analysing submissions, preparing reports, negotiating with tenderers, chairing and writing minutes for tender meetings, preparing contracts, administering awarded contracts and closing final accounts for awarded contracts.
  • Support and manage the activities of other project team during peak periods.
  • Providing miscellaneous ad hoc duties as required by the Commercial Manager
  • Assist the Commercial Manager with budget preparation, forecasting, tracking and reporting
  • Estimation of cost movements for design change proposals/options.
  • Progress claims assessment, certification, registering and tracking. Including possible site inspection to verify quantities of work complete.
  • Variation registering, forecasting, assessment, negotiation and reporting.
  • Contract final account preparation and negotiation.
  • Attend meetings and provide information relating to project costs, procurement and contract administration.
  Administration:
  • Procurement and cost data entry and review.
  • Procurement and cost report preparation.
 

Skills and Attributes:

You will demonstrate:

  • A capacity to deal professionally and confidently with a diverse range of people at all levels.
  • Knowledge of written and verbal contractual terminology.
  • Written communication skills, with an ability to draft reports, minutes, correspondence and forms.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and initiate tasks without instruction.
  • Sound literacy in computer software, including the Microsoft Office range. Knowledge of Excel and cost management systems.
  • Flexibility and ability to work with different areas of the business.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail in all work.

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