Construction Vacancies

Senior Cost Manager (Interiors/Build & MEP)

Permanent
United States
Competitive salary

Senior Cost Manager (Interiors, Build, MEP) New York $Neg + Package Our client is a leading international consultancy and construction company who holds a strong presence in North America, including key locations including New York City. Due to expansion they now have multiple opportunities for Senior Cost Managers / Quantity Surveyors – **Multiple Positions** Roles • Senior Cost Manager - Corporate Interiors/Building • Senior Cost Manager – MEP (Experience of large, complex construction projects required) This positions will be responsible for a key project or projects including new build, commercial interiors/fitout, MEP, and office refurbishment for major international corporations. The opportunity is to act as the key client interface ensuring that the client objectives are met through the delivery of a value-added cost management service. Responsibilities • Managing, growing and leading cost management teams or accounts. • Conducting feasibility studies and production of procurement reports. • Application of value management 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 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, change control, cost checking and valuation processes are managed effectively. • Ensuring the production of monthly post contract and cost reports and presenting them to the client. • Value engineering and life cycle costing. • Final account negotiation and agreement. • Taking a lead role in interfacing with clients, external and internal consultants at all project stages. Requirements: • Previous experience in the New York market would be advantageous • Corporate interiors/fit-out, real estate or building experience • Experience with recognised consultancy • Excellent 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. Business development experience and understanding/taking the clients brief. • Qualifications degree qualification is preferred but is not essential. • Professional memberships are an advantage but are not essential. Contact john.behan@icds.iefor more info or call 01-632-1200 to discuss.

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MEP Cost Manager

Permanent
United States
Competitive salary

Our client is a leading international consultancy and construction company that has been delivering world class projects based across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East, North Africa, India, North America, Asia Pacific, and Sub-Saharan Africa. They now have a requirement for a MEP Cost Manager to join their New York City US based team. The Role To support the project team with MEP commercial information relating to the works. Produce MEP cost and commercial information as required to control budgets, expenditure and payments to works package contractors. Lead in the preparation of reports to maintain flow of commercial information. Your Responsibilities will Include: • Establishing and maintaining relationships with the client and other key stakeholders. • Being accountable for MEP cost and commercial management on the project. • Ensuring service commitment to client is exceeded. • Assessing resources available on a regular basis and bring in additional support/specialist expertise where necessary. • Commercially manages MEP consultants, specialist fees, etc. • Ensuring profitability on packages and project. • Managing risk in areas of responsibility. • Being in agreement in accounts with QS’s. • Advising and in agreement with clients on commercial effect of change. • Promoting knowledge sharing within and beyond own team. • Listening and clarifies to check understanding by using the most appropriate method, language, medium and style of communication for the situation and people involved. • Involving and facilitating others to generate and solve problems. • Interpreting complex written information. • Translating strategy into clear and meaningful objectives for self and employees. • Ensuring that delivery against plans and forecasts accurately. • Uses project management techniques to deliver projects to plan and to budget. • Involving others and helps them adapt to new ways of working. • Addressing negative reactions to change. Your Experience, Knowledge and Skills need to Include: • Previous CM experience of working in a similar role. • Experience, knowledge and understanding of large, complex construction projects. • Experience of managing budgets and forecasting expenditure. • Knowledgeable of key project processes such as design principals and management, construction processes, procurement and tendering. • Expert knowledge of value engineering and value management. • Good understanding of mechanical and electrical systems. • Successful track record of managing clients, contractors and other stakeholders. • Experience of managing and motivating a team. • Sound knowledge of US health and safety regulations, contract law, environment and building regulations, but not essential. • Experience of managing budgets and forecasting expenditure. • Strong knowledge of key project processes such as design principals and management, construction processes, procurement and tendering. • Good IT skills. • Strong time management and organizational skills. • Being an effective communicator, with excellent influencing and negotiating skills. • Ability to build and maintain key client relationships. • Ability to work in a pressurized environment. • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, using a flexible pragmatic approach. • Understanding of industry best practice. • Successful track record of managing clients, contractors and other stakeholders. • Ability to adjust quickly when priorities change and takes prompt corrective action when things go awry. Qualifications • Educated to HND or equivalent. • A relevant degree qualification is preferred but is not essential. • Professional memberships i.e. RICS are an advantage but are not essential. To register you rinterest in this position, pelase forward your cv to sarah.smyth@icds.ie or call Sarah on 091564008.

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Senior Cost Manager - PQS

Permanent
New York, NY, USA
Competitive salary

The Role Senior Cost Manager - Corporate Interiors and Ground-Up Projects. This position will be responsible for a key project or projects. The work will be fast paced corporate interiors/office renovations for any one of many major international corporations that our client partner with globally, along with ground-up schemes that we are involved with. The opportunity is to act as the key client interface ensuring that the client objectives are met through the delivery of a value-added cost management service. The future will allow for growth and a full team to develop around the successful candidate. Your Responsibilities will Include: • Managing, growing and leading cost management teams or accounts. • Conducting feasibility studies and production of procurement reports. • Application of value management 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 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, change control, cost checking and valuation processes are managed effectively. • Ensuring the production of monthly post contract and cost reports and presenting them to the client. • Value engineering and life cycle costing. • Final account negotiation and agreement. • Taking a lead role in interfacing with clients, external and internal consultants at all project stages. • Requirements: Your Experience, Knowledge and Skills Need to Include: • Previous experience in the New York market, not essential • Corporate interiors/real estate or ground-up background. • Experience with well recognized, blue-chip construction organizations is a must. • Excellent 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. • Business development experience and understanding/taking the clients brief. • Qualifications degree qualification is preferred but is not essential. • Professional memberships are an advantage but are not essential. To register your interest in this role, please forward your cv to sarah.smyth@icds.ie or call Sarah on 091 564008.

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Project Design Manager (Construction)

Permanent
Newark-on-Trent, Newark NG24, UK
Competitive salary

Our client is a leading off-site building solutions construction company who design, manufacture and construct modular pods for projects across the UK. They work in the education, residential and hotel sectors, as well as custodial, military and student accommodation, offices and retail outlets. They are looking for a Project Design Manager that will be responsible for executing the design in accordance with the projects design deliverable directing and coordinating external design partners and the internal project design, using CAD Technician resource allocated to the project. About the role: • Supporting the contract manager dealing with the client team on design related issues • You will be responsible for executing the design in accordance with the projects design deliverables directing and coordinating external design partners & CAD Technician resource allocated to the project. • As the Project Design Manager you will be the primary technical contact for the project, liaising with the Contracts Manager & Project Manager from the construction team, who will be responsible for managing the overall project. About you: • Be qualified to Degree or HND/HNC Level, have professional accreditation with relevant institution. • Be able to produce structural calculation to verity steelwork designs against British Standards and Eurocodes. • Be competent in the use of appropriate CAD Software: preferably; AutoDESK Revit, Auto DESK AutoCAD, and or other 3D Modelling software. • Have experience working within a design role in a construction business • Have experience of managing members of a design team, including the allocation & monitoring of design workload. • Ensuring design risk assessments are created and appropriately maintained for each project in a timely manner to satisfy our Clients requirements. For further information on the position above, please apply with your C.V or send your C.V direct to Bradley.pearce@icdsuk.com

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Project Design Engineer - Newark

Permanent
Newark-on-Trent, Newark NG24, UK
Competitive salary

Our client is a leading off-site building solutions construction company who design, manufacture and construct modular pods for projects across the UK. They work in the education, residential and hotel sectors, as well as custodial, military and student accommodation, offices and retail outlets. They are looking to hire a Project Design Engineer to develop the design, and produce detailed information on allocated schemes, to facilitate the efficient and timely enactment of projects through manufacture and completion on the site with ‘Cradle to Grave’ oversight. About the role: • Working closely with the client design team to develop the design, • Supervise any allocated CAD Technicians &supplementary design resource to achieve delivery of all required design information. • As the project design engineer you will be responsible for developing the enquiry stage design through to a buildable & technically compliant scheme, ensuring submission of information for approvals through the client team. • Ensuring the design meets the clients required specification and complies fully with all relevant statutory and regulatory legislation. • Attending relevant design team meetings as required to facilitate the development of the design, and liaise with relevant subcontractors to ensure third party design elements are fully coordinated with the clients design. About you: • Must have an understanding of BIM within a constriction or manufacturing industry and be able to apply these principles to design output. • Have a working knowledge of building regulations & other market sector specific regulatory and statutory requirements (e.g Education building bulletins, Healthcare Technical memoranda etc. • Be capable of managing & prioritising workload to meet deadlines in a flexible &professional manner. • Coordinate the creation and issue of design information packages for release internally & externally as required. To be considered for this role please apply for the role or send your C.V direct to Bradley.pearce@icduk.com

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Junior Project Planner

Permanent
Newark-on-Trent, Newark NG24, UK
Competitive salary

Our client is a leading off-site building solutions construction company who design, manufacture and construct modular pods for projects across the UK. They work in the education, residential and hotel sectors, as well as custodial, military and student accommodation, offices and retail outlets. They are looking to hire a Junior Project Planner to support & assist the planning function in the development, implementing & close management of the project programmes, the client is looking for someone that will be a key player in the construction phases of New Build Contracts including Design Manufacturing & Construction. Key Responsibilities: • Maintain & Update programmes to reflect actual and forecast positions with progress, resource and cost data. • Develop the project & programme using network and critical path analysis. • Interface with design, manufacturing and construction delivery teams and other third parties in planning & project controls issues. • Schedule resource and cost information into programme management and planning. • Working with the department heads and construction delivery teams to find ways to improve project programmes. • Baseline and analyse ongoing project progress performance, assessing time related risks and the impact to programme. Must haves: • A good understanding of the construction industry, including design, procurement, production & commissioning process. • Possess a good knowledge and experience with MS Project & Asta • Strong IT Skills – must have experience of Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Adobe. • Strong communication skills, capable of working as part of a multifunction team. • A proactive team player who is assertive & who possess strong negotiation skills. For further information on the position above, please apply with your C.V or send your C.V direct to Bradley.pearce@icdsuk.com

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