Senior Cost Planner

Senior Cost Planner

Job Title: Senior Cost Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 2973872
Contact Name: Josh Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2019 08:16

Job Description

One of Australia’s leading property groups is looking for a high calibre senior cost planner to join their high performing team. With over 90 years of history and assets totalling over $30bn, they have seen exponential growth in recent years as they continue to outperform the industry. 

Reporting to the Design Development Manager and sitting within their Commercial and Industrial business function, you will typically be exposed to projects in the region of $30-100m. You will need to have a strong passion for what you do as soft skills are equally as important to technical skills within the role due to their diverse stakeholder base.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Provide Cost Planning advice to support New Business Team secure and maximise new development opportunities.
• Assist Cost Planning Team prepare Estimates, Design Briefs and Development Programs for inclusion in New Business client and board submissions tailored to each development.
• Prepare handover pack for Construction Team on all successful submissions including trade breakup of cost plans, design briefs, cost planning design assumptions, consultant advice, subcontractor pricing and development programs.
• Monitor and analyse Construction Team tender trade lettings and feed information back into cost planner’s price books to maintain accuracy of cost plans.

Skills and attributes:

• A relevant tertiary qualification in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying (or equivalent)
• Competent use of all relevant software including Microsoft Office Suite, CostX or Buildsoft
• 5 years cost estimating experience with a QS firm/developer/builder
• Experience in commercial and industrial property development (desirable
• Experience in dealing with clients and client bodies, consultants and subcontractors

For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact Josh Edwards on 03 8535 3100 or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.

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