Senior Cost Manager

Turner & Townsend Limited
10 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Turner and Townsend would like to recruit a Senior Cost Manager to work on the large EPC EFW Power Station projects across the U.K

The role will be part of a team providing commercial management and contract administration of one of the main Works Contracts in a wider Consortium/J.V, reporting to the Associate Director /Commercial Lead for the project.


The role is also part of an area commercial team and works with similar roles in other Regions to achieve the overall programme objectives for the same end client.


Supports the Commercial Lead and the Project Manager in delivering their responsibilities within the management of the Consortium/J.V contract with particular focus on compliance with contractual responsibilities with timely interventions/action as required.

The role includes providing guidance and mentoring across the Contract Administration function in all aspects of administration and contract change, including evaluation of validity of Contractor notified compensation events and assessment of quotations

Drafting PM Communications/Instructions/Notices, Early Warning/Obstruction Notices etc in site support to the Project Management team in preparing Project Management Communications and responding to Contractors' Communications to ensure compliance / alignment with the Contract.


Support in drafting Project Manager's Instructions and advising when these are required.

Drafting and monitoring Communications and Notifications in the site change log/register. Manage the change management process including acceptance of any events and lead the assessment of cost impacts and coordinate with Project Controls in the assessment of time impacts.

Work collaboratively with the wider Consortium/J.V Commercial Team.

Liaise with the Project Controls team to ensure internal governance is adhered to and achieved to support the contract timescales.

Provide information to support monthly performance reporting.

Support of assessment of interim payment applications.

Provision of contract advice on a range of issues including the preparation of internal reports.

Other general contract and commercial support.

Contract requirements management for the main Works Contractors supply chain, including review of the subcontract and supplier PM acceptance.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

Experience of commercial management and contract administration within the Infrastructure / Power sectors.
Experience administrating FIDIC and Bespoke contracts.
Commercial Management of FIDIC Silver Book in a power.
Experience of estimating (for the evaluation of contract changes / revised Defined Cost forecasts).

MRICS or other suitable membership of a associated Professional Body

Skills and competencies

Contract Administration and understanding of how to apply the contract.(E)
Performance / cost reporting. (E)
Ability to assess cost impacts of change. (E)
Cost management of specialist M+E, Boiler orTurbine specialist subcontractor packages.(D)
Communication, relationship management and presentation skills where influencing skills are paramount. (E)
Ability to advise and mentor other team members (Cost Managers/Administrators). (E)

Communication, relationship management in a Consortium/JV environment. (E)