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Lead Cost Manager

  1. Atlanta
  1. Project, programme & cost management

Lead Cost Manager

Why join us?

Our PMO practice is growing!! Faithful+Gould seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team as a Lead Cost Manager. This position will be remote for someone who lives in the Central or Eastern Time Zone. Be part of the in-house team supporting one of the largest technology companies in the world!

This position serves as the client’s key point of contact for providing commercial management and governance assurance services. This position is integral to Corporate Real Estate teams in our Property Sector by developing and managing cost management processes for projects nationally. Data Center experience is a plus. This is a full time, internal position with Faithful+Gould offering robust benefits. This is an immediate need.

About Us

Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project controls and consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with several high-profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the Fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies.

Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise It’s in our DNA.

How will you contribute to the team?

To perform this role successfully, the individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Leads the development and implementation of cost management processes.

  • Coordinates cost management activities with client representatives.

  • Leads assurance reviews of established processes, including commercial reviews.

  • Develops project budgets to inform annual capital investment plans.

  • Develops and presents commercial analyses to support decision-making for a corporate real estate portfolio.

  • Develops, reviews, issues and presents cost management reports.

  • Develops cash flow projections and issues, with the cost report, to the client’s finance team.

  • Provides assurance on change order management in accordance with the client’s process.

  • Provides assurance on invoices management in accordance with the client’s process.

  • Utilizes the client’s cost management systems to input commercial data and prepare cost repots.

  • Provides procurement services for the client where applicable for construction and engineering services, including preparing RFP and bid analysis.

  • Leads the biweekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the stakeholder teams.

  • Provides cost information on value engineering analysis.

  • Reviews the contractors close out administration and ensures that they meet established requirements.

  • With minimal supervision and where necessary, assists the client with any cost information relating to capital projects.

  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

  • Develops, mentors and manages a team of project controls resources.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Engineering or a related field.

  • 10 years relevant experience.

  • Preferably a member of RICS or AACE or another relevant professional body.

  • PMO experience is a plus.

  • Highly articulate, have a clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills regarding the management of cost processes.

  • Must understand Administration of Construction Contracts.

  • Advanced use of Excel to generate and update reporting tools. Experience with PM Web, E-Builder or Ariba is a plus.

  • Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.

  • General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.

What we offer at Faithful+Gould:

At Faithful+Gould, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits that include:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.

  • Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.

  • Generous time-off benefits.

  • 401 (k) with employer match.

  • Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as a result of assignment demands.

  • Career development opportunities through our corporate university.

  • Highly regarded tuition reimbursement program.

  • Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and commuter reimbursement account.

If you think that a career with our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply. Please view Atkins

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