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Cost Consultant (Electrical)

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  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid Level
  • Consulting
  • Dublin

Requirements

  • 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

Responsibilities

  • 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 engineeringConducting 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 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

FAQs

What qualifications are required for the Cost Consultant (Electrical) position at Currie & Brown?

The successful candidate must be a chartered senior cost consultant with experience working on public and private sector projects.

What are the key responsibilities of a Cost Consultant (Electrical)?

The Cost Consultant (Electrical) will support project leaders in delivering high-quality service, achieving successful outcomes for clients, sharing knowledge across projects, driving innovation, and managing their own commissions.

Is there room for career development and advancement in this role?

Yes, Currie & Brown is committed to career development and expects the successful candidate to rapidly progress to senior level and beyond.

What skills and abilities are necessary for success in this role?

Strong technical knowledge of electrical systems, experience in cost estimating and budgeting, excellent communication and teamwork skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously are essential for success as a Cost Consultant (Electrical) at Currie & Brown.

A world-leading provider of project management, cost management, and advisory services.

Real Estate
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1919
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

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.