Senior/Cost Planner

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £80000 per annum + car/allowance and package

  • Contact:

    Matthew Emsley

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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Cost Planner opportunity to join a leading tier 1 main contractor in their North West Division. Joining an established regional office with a busy pipeline of work due to ongoing bid success and stable year on year growth.

The Opportunity

Joining this thriving main contractor, you will be working as a key element in the pre-construction and bid process including concept stages. Working on projects from £5m to £50m including high rise private residential, education, commercial, leisure and heritage projects. A progressive and rewarding work environment that strives to offer ongoing career progression to those who share its key values and promises to offer the best possible product to their clients.

Skills & Experience

We are looking for an experienced professional Cost Planner or Senior Estimator with a strong knowledge of bid process, supplier, subcontractor and document management.
Key duties will include:

-Preparation of cost analyses from available project information including historical completed projects for use in cost planning
-Monitoring all stages of PCSA periods to ensure costs are regularly compared with original forecasts
-Engagement with the supply chain to support development of robust cost plans
-Using cost plans to provide early stage advice on projects
-Review and agree best procurement routes for each work package, i.e. specification and drawing, CDP elements, fixed price lump sum and schedule of quantities
-Attending meeting with the estimating team to hand over final cost plan in preparation of tender enquirers and procurement

A successful candidate will be able to show excellent written and verbal communications skills a positive and engaging approach who is able to work well with in a team supporting and education those around them.

To Apply

If you are interested in this Cost Planner role please apply via the link, email matthew.emsley@harveylawrence.com or call 0161 246 6000.