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Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide.
Turner & Townsend are leaders in professional services to the Hi Tech and Data Centre sectors globally. Due to ongoing growth within this sector we currently have opportunities in OSLO / STAVANGER and want to talk with Cost Managers / Quantity Surveyors at every level .
Pre and post-contract duties including preparation of cost estimates, procurement and tendering, contract administration, variation, final account, etc.
Completing feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
Estimating and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan
Tendering and procurement activity, including managing the pre-qualification stage, producing the tender list, preliminaries, tender analysis, tender report and compiling the contractual documents
Taking responsibility for timely and accurate cost checks and valuations
Producing monthly post contract cost reports and presenting them to the client
Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
Participate effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes
Perform cost risk analysis and provide input into value engineering; negotiate and approve final accounts
Maintain central feedback and learning on cost estimating from prospects and projects and contribute to updating of best practices in estimating
Strong Norwegian and English language skills
Technical knowledge of Data Centres or other related facility asset types for period of 5 years for CM / QS, 10 years for SCM and above.
Good knowledge of all methods of construction and procurement.
Experienced with, or managing team that uses multiple estimating tools and applications.
Strong experience with spreadsheets and databases.
Collaborative approach, able to develop strong relationships with clients and stakeholders, internally and externally.
Good organization skills with the ability to multi-task.
Demonstrated strong listening and communication skills.
Proven cost and / or commercial management experience, ideally within a consultancy environment.
A degree is Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics or similar is required, plus RICS or equivalent membership.
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