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Consultant/Senior Consultant (Cost Audit)

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Consulting
  • London

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  • You must have professional institution membership, UK civil engineering experience, strong communication skills, and be diligent and commercially astute. Security clearance is a must.
  • You will lead cost audit projects for large infrastructure construction projects, administer complex contracts, mentor junior staff, and support bid proposals for new work. Drive successful outcomes for clients through high-quality service delivery.


  • Culture is really important to us, so we are looking for individuals that share our values, ambition and professionalism to provide excellence in our services, whilst supporting the development of the wider team and taking an active role in contributing to our future growth and success.
  • What skills and attributes are we looking for from you:
  • Professional institution membership (RICS, ICE, etc), or evidence of working towards a recognised professional qualification
  • Commercial / Contract Management experience gained on UK civil engineering / construction projects
  • Good technical writing, client-facing and effective communication skills
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • Able to become Security Cleared


  • Experience in providing pre-contract and post-contract commercial services on £100m+ UK infrastructure, utilities or other complex construction projects.
  • Knowledge and experience of administering or auditing NEC4 / NR / FIDIC contracts.
  • Experience working as part of a project delivery team, either within a client organisation or consultancy.
  • Professional report writing skills, analysing information and effectively structuring evaluations and recommendations.
  • Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead commissions to provide high standards of service delivery in challenging and fast-moving environments, while achieving successful outcomes for our clients. With an eye on future development, we are looking for driven and ambitious candidates who bring a proactive approach to learning and development through capturing and sharing knowledge across projects. Experience of mentoring and advising junior staff as well as supporting bids for new work is an essential part of the role.


What kind of projects will the Consultant/Senior Consultant (Cost Audit) be working on at Currie & Brown?

The Consultant/Senior Consultant (Cost Audit) will be involved in projects with Network Rail, EDF, the Environment Agency, and major projects in the Middle East from our UK offices.

What level of experience is required for this role?

We are seeking ambitious and highly motivated Commercial Managers and Senior Commercial Managers with UK infrastructure experience to join our team.

What are the key responsibilities of the Consultant/Senior Consultant (Cost Audit) in this role?

The key responsibilities include conducting cost audits, providing commercial support on infrastructure projects, and working with clients such as Network Rail, EDF, and the Environment Agency.

Is travel required for this role?

Travel may be required for projects in the Middle East and other locations, but the Consultant/Senior Consultant (Cost Audit) will primarily be based in our UK offices.

What opportunities for career growth and development are available at Currie & Brown for this role?

Currie & Brown offers excellent opportunities for career growth and development, with a focus on continuous learning and professional development in the infrastructure sector.

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Currie & Brown is a world-leading provider of project management, cost management, and advisory services, covering the full range of public and private sectors. Our purpose is to add value that makes building a better future possible. We help clients navigate volatility and unpredictability, providing the certainty that enables better, more sustainable built environments for all.