Cost Manager

  • Permanent
  • London
  • TBC DOE USD / Year

Are you ready to join a rapidly growing infrastructure business, covering multiple disciplines across a diverse and exciting rail sector? Due to a number of successful tenders, my client is looking for Cost Managers to embark on their exciting growth journey.

Our client would like to interview for this position as soon as possible. Apply now to avoid disappointment.


Key responsibilities of the role include but not be limited to:

  • Interpret and understand technical, commercial, and contractual requirements of tender documentation.
  • Produce and submit competitive and accurate tenders.
  • Ensure consistency and coherency of all aspects of bid.
  • Actively pursue alternatives and innovations
  • Effectively communicate and ensure that the operations team fully understand the tender hand-over.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, professionals, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Analyse data to inform and/or challenge solution development.
  • Remain fully conversant with current legislation and company policies.
  • Provide support to operational and mobilisation teams when new contracts go live to ensure correct interpretation of contractual obligations and payment structures.
  • Ensure all opportunities for margin enhancement are identified and pursued.
  • Understanding of the cost drivers that define a project and ability to convert engineering data into meaningful cost drivers.
  • Understanding of all aspects of direct and indirect costs.
  • Pro-actively seek and gain knowledge of competitors.
  • Stay up to date on the latest processes and advancements in the industry.


You will have a broad spectrum of technical knowledge relating to Cost and Commercial Management. Experience of NEC will be extremely beneficial. You will also have the following:

  • Experience on significant Infrastructure projects ideally but not limited to the rail sector.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present cost work concisely.
  • Qualified to high standard in Estimating or Quantity Surveying with proven relevant experience.
  • Relevant successful experience of provision of estimating and/or QS services in a large project environment.
  • Proficient use and knowledge of software such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point
  • Well-developed client facing skills with a client orientated approach.
  • Commercially astute
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Excellent Communication, Interpersonal, Organisational & Planning Skills


  • Competitive salary + Benefits
  • Company Phone & Laptop
  • 28 days holidays including bank holidays.

For more information or to apply contact me directly on 02392 322 321

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