Cost Manager

Location: Singapore
Client type:
Contact: Ethan Tan
Reference: 1866
Posted: about 1 month ago
We are seeking an experienced Cost Manager to join our team, responsible for assisting in tender pricing, cost estimations, and contract administration for interior fit-out projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cost consultancy and experience in the pre-construction and construction phases of interior fit-out projects. If you are successful in this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a leading project management company, work in a collaborative and dynamic work environment, enjoy professional growth and development opportunities, and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Key Responsibilities:
- Assist in tender pricing and cost estimations
- Evaluate contract/sub-contract works and carry out contracts administration
- Maintain positive supplier relations and procure for projects via an online platform
- Assist in all activities of the procurement and admin department
- Manage procurement process via the cloud-based platform
- On-board and pre-qualify vendors to company standards
- Prepare client invoices and process vendor invoices
- Maintain cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures
- Prepare tender documents and compile Bill of Quantity
- Confer with engineers, architects, designers, owners, contractors, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
- Compare and negotiate prices with suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors
- Prepare and issue PO and verify supplier invoices for payment
- Research and evaluate prospective suppliers

Key Requirements:
- Degree or diploma in a relevant field and/or 5-10 years of experience in a similar Cost Consultancy position
- Good experience in the pre-construction and construction phases of interior fit-out projects
- Relevant experience in a QS Consultancy firm is advantageous
- Exposure to commercial interior fit-out projects, especially office interior fit-out, is critical
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and technological savviness
- Strong communication and negotiation skills
- Good analytical and strategic thinking skills
- Attention to detail and a great sense of urgency in solving problems and improving products or services

If you are interested to find out more, apply now!