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Cost Manager

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years) - Expert / Leadership (9+ years)
  • Construction & Surveying
  • Baltimore

AI generated summary

  • You must have 8+ years' cost engineering experience, quantity surveying background, and be skilled in Microsoft Office. Strong leadership, communication, and team development abilities are essential.
  • You will manage project budgets, track costs, handle change management, create risk registers, forecast cashflow, review invoices, develop cost breakdowns, estimate project costs, and support client management through effective communication.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related technical field preferable
  • A minimum of eight years’ cost engineering, management and/or estimating experience
  • Quantity surveying background preferable
  • Experience of working on large complex capital projects
  • Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products (MS Word, Excel, Project)
  • Ability to self-manage, requiring minimal supervision
  • Good time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to lead, mentor and develop a successful team


  • Developing and maintaining budgets and tracking project costs throughout the life of projects
  • Undertaking change management, estimating impacts of changes and contingency drawdown
  • Dealing with monthly cost reporting and budget reconciliation
  • Developing risk register and tracking impacts
  • Handling cashflow forecasting and monitoring
  • Undertaking payment recommendations and reviewing contractor/consultant invoices
  • Developing WBS and cost breakdowns
  • Conducting cost estimating through various design stages using past experience, historical data and parametric ratios
  • Supporting client account management
  • Communicating details effectively to internal and external stakeholders including presentations
  • Establishing new and maintaining existing project controls tools


What location is this Cost Manager position based in?

The Cost Manager position is based in Baltimore, MD.

What type of projects will the Cost Manager be supporting?

The Cost Manager will be supporting Data Center projects.

What are some key responsibilities of the Cost Manager in this role?

Some key responsibilities include supporting project leaders, delivering high standards of service, achieving successful outcomes for clients, capturing and sharing knowledge, promoting innovation, and maintaining our reputation as a preferred service provider.

What skills and qualifications are required for this Cost Manager position?

The ideal candidate should have experience in cost management, preferably in the construction industry, strong communication and analytical skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with project teams.

What is the goal of hiring a Cost Manager for Data Center projects in Baltimore, MD?

The goal is to enhance service delivery, achieve successful outcomes for clients, promote innovation, and reinforce our reputation as a preferred service provider in the area.

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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.