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MEP Cost Manager

United States
Competitive salary
Permanent
Ref: ss.mcm.m.us

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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