Location: Twickenham, Middlesex
Salary: £70000 - £78000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Healthcare, Pension etc
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: Joe Bradley

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Associate Director - Infrastructure

Job Description

My client is a Global Engineering Consultancy who are currently recruiting for an Associate Director - Infrastructure to join their team based in the offices in the Twickenham area working on a long term major infrastructure project.

The Role:

  • Perform the role of Commission Manager, responsible for end to end service delivery, often with respect to large or complex commissions.
  • 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.


  • Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
  • Applying Value Management techniques at the outset of a project and where appropriate involving company 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
  • Where appropriate, leading a cost management team, ensuring that they deliver on all of the above accountabilities
  • Taking responsibility for developing new business opportunities with existing and new company clients
  • Identifying and acting upon cross-selling opportunities
  • Working with Directors to construct bids for new work
  • Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve cost management procedures, templates and products and hence improve the service provided to clients
  • Staff management (where appropriate) - Inputting into the formal management of Senior Cost Managers and Assistant Cost Managers or small cost management team, to include 2 nd round recruitment interviews, input into resource management and attendance at junior staff appraisals
  • Knowledge management - Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is input into the company database
  • Financial management - Utilising FMS in order to keep track of the ongoing margin levels and monthly fee/resource forecasts for each commission
  • Process improvement - Identifying and acting upon ways to improve internal systems and processes Skills Required
  • Proven Cost / Commercial Management experience
  • Preferably MRICS
  • NEC3 contracts (in particular Option C - Target Cost)
  • Post contract administration
  • Experience of working on Major Programmes and Projects
  • Experience of working in the Rail or Infrastructure sector (preferred)
  • Experience in leading and managing teams


  • £70,000 to £78,000 per year basic salary
  • Company Car / Car Allowance
  • Individual Annual Bonus
  • Company Annual Bonus
  • Healthcare
  • Other

For more information, please apply today and the relevant consultant will be in touch to discuss this role in more detail with you shortly


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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