Cost Manager - Amsterdam

Job Title: Cost Manager - Amsterdam
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 2018-12-10
Reference: BH-95851
Contact Name: Sander Schuitman
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 10, 2018 14:28

Job Description

NES Global Talent is searching for a Cost Manager to be based in Amsterdam. It's a permanent staff position.

As a Cost Manager you will provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile and exciting key commercial, corporate and residential clients.

Job Duties:

  • Manages, oversees co-ordinates and delegates activities of the function covering: feasibility estimates, cost planning, contract procurement, tender documentation, tender evaluation, value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, dispute resolution and post contract management;

  • Play an actual part in sector specialisms, technical excellence and the development of thought leadership and the development of best practices;

  • Drives performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process with his team;

  • Act as a supervisor for current graduates and work with them to achieving competences for the APC;

  • Works on projects of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors and appropriate problem solving. Acts as an advisor to subordinates to resolve technical problems;

  • Accountable for briefing the team on the project scope to ensure roles and responsibilities are understood;

  • Manages the resources on project and within the team to drive maximum efficiencies;

  • Manages projects effectively using APIC, Pinnacle/ePMP and other appropriate management systems/protocols;

  • Be aware of and develop marketing opportunities and where appropriate bring to the attention of Directors and the Business Development Department, in order that they may assist in following up potential leads enabling the development of new business;

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction, Engineering, or a related field;

  • Several years of relevant experience in Cost Management in a construction project setting;

  • To succeed you must be highly articulate, have a clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities;

  • You will need excellent communication and presentation skills. At times you may work directly with our clients and a professional manner is necessary.

  • Fluently Dutch and English, both speaking and writing.  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar qualification.
Are you interested and (become) available or interested in a career switch for a permanent staff position, please don't hesitate to apply or contact Sander Schuitman at +31708080147 or +31651496989 for more information.