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 Cost Manager- Real Estate (Dublin)

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  • Quantity Surveyor, Cost Manager
  • Ireland
  • Real Estate

Cost Manager – Real Estate (Dublin)

Our Cost Management team in Dublin are looking to appoint a Cost Manager to work on exciting Real Estate Projects in Ireland.

Commission Management, to include:

  • Assisting on feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
  • Estimating and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan
  • Tendering and procuring, including managing the pre-qualification stage, producing the tender list, putting the preliminaries together, preparing the tender documents (including Bills of Quantities as necessary), tender analysis, producing the tender report and compiling the contractual documents
  • Dealing effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes, where applicable referring major changes to line manager
  • Taking personal responsibility for making cost checks and carrying out valuations on larger projects and in all cases ensuring that timely and accurate cost checking and valuation takes place
  • Producing monthly post contract cost reports and presenting them to the client
  • Inputting into value engineering
  • Negotiating and agreeing final accounts
  • 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

Marketing and business development, to include:

  • Identifying opportunities to develop new business with existing clients and reporting such opportunities to the appropriate line manager and by making effective use of the marketing database
  • Assisting in the production of bid documentation
  • Identifying ways in which cost management procedures, templates and products can be improved and referring ideas to the appropriate line manager
  • Identifying cross-divisional opportunities

Internal management accountabilities, to include:

  • Knowledge management – Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is input into the Turner & Townsend internal database
  • Financial management – Utilising FMS in order to keep track of the ongoing margin levels
  • Process improvement – Identifying ways in which internal systems and processes can be improved and referring ideas to the appropriate line manager


  • Track record of delivering new build and/or fit-out projects on projects such as residential, commercial, educational, health and retail projects
  • Minimum requirement is a Degree in Construction Economics; an honours degree is preferable
  • Chartered status with the SCS, RICS or equivalent recognised body is preferable

Turner & Townsend is an independent professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. With 104 offices in 44 countries, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage risk, while maximising value and performance during the construction and operation of our clients' assets.

Job Ref: UK23854415DS000112
Location: Ireland
Submitted: 13-02-2018 02:01 AM
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