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Cost Consultant - Dublin

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  • Job
    Mid Level
  • Construction & Surveying
  • Dublin


  • BSc in quantity surveying or equivalent
  • Chartered Membership of the Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland
  • Pre and post-contract experience in the Republic of Ireland, preferably in the healthcare or residential sector
  • Experience in working with GCCC and RIAI forms of contract
  • Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills (both internal and external)
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • Ability to run projects with minimal supervision and attend project meetings independently
  • A team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible, with ability to work on own initiative


  • Conducting cost appraisal studies
  • Applying value management techniques at the outset of a project
  • Supporting and managing estimating and cost planning activities, to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plans and overall development budgets
  • Managing and quality checking Bill of Quantities and associated tender documentation production
  • Supporting and managing the procurement process, ensuring that all stages (including pre-qualification, enquiry, analysis, selection and contract preparation) are performed effectively
  • Ensuring that cost checking and valuation work is managed effectively
  • Producing accurate monthly post-contract cost reports and presenting them to the client
  • Undertaking value engineering and lifecycle costing
  • Negotiating and concluding final accounts
  • Taking a lead role in interfacing with the clients’ construction teams and other consultants at all project stages
  • Supervising and mentoring junior and trainee members of the team
  • Assisting in the marketing and development of Currie & Brown in the Irish market


What qualifications are required for the Cost Consultant position in Dublin?

The ideal candidate should be a chartered senior cost consultant with relevant experience in the field.

What kind of projects will the Cost Consultant be working on in Dublin?

The Cost Consultant will work on a wide variety of public and private sector projects in Dublin.

What are the growth opportunities for the Cost Consultant role at Currie & Brown in Dublin?

The successful candidate is expected to rapidly progress to senior level and beyond, managing all aspects of their own commissions.

How does Currie & Brown support career development for the Cost Consultant in Dublin?

Currie & Brown is committed to career development and supports the Cost Consultant in achieving successful outcomes for clients, sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing innovation, and reinforcing the company's reputation as a preferred service provider.

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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.