Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor (Cost Manager)

Location: Holland, Amsterdam

Staff position

Salary: €65,000 - €70,000 + Health Cover, Pension etc.

KMC’s Client are a globally established, highly regarded and Internationally recognised Construction, Oil & Gas and Infrastructure Consultancy who deliver Cost and Project Management services to some of the world’s best known businesses.

Due to recently won work they are looking for a Senior Cost Manager to join the team based in Amsterdam. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing both New Build and Refurbishment projects within the Retail Sector for high profile clients, projects to include Flagship stores around Europe.


To perform the role of the Cost Manager, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery. To act as the key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met through the delivery of a value added cost management service.

Key accountabilities

• Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
• Applying Value Management techniques at the outset of a project and where appropriate involving specialist Value Management team
• Managing estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan
• Managing the procurement process, ensuring that all stages including pre-qualification, enquiry, analysis, selection and contract preparation are performed effectively
• Ensuring that post-contract cost variances and change control processes are managed effectively
• Ensuring that cost checking and valuation work is managed effectively
• Ensuring the production of monthly post-contract cost reports and presenting them to the client
• Value engineering and life cycle costing
• Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed
• Taking a lead role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages

Experience & Qualifications

• BSc / MSc in Quantity Surveying/ Built Environment or Real Estate Management or other education which adheres to RICS recognition for Quantity Surveying
• Minimum of 6 years cost management experience
• Experience in construction projects
• Preferably worked in the building sector - Retail experience a bonus.
• A good understanding of the international procurement and cross border working relations would be a plus.

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