Due to continued growth my client now seeks a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager / KOSTENMANAGER, in the Building Construction industry who has good German around C1 level and good English to join a firm of construction consultants in BERLIN, GERMANY.
You will work on construction projects from feasibility through project delivery.
You will advise customers on strategic, commercial and organizational issues throughout the entire project process.
You will be responsible for cost planning and project control across all project phases.
You will also do benchmarking and Value Engineering and Value Analysis plus cost reporting etc.
My client is working for a range of international companies and projects include retail, logistics and commercial offices and landmark buildings.
You should be able to deal with people at all levels and run your own projects.
This is a great opportunity for someone to head up the Quantity Surveying division within the next year as someone will be retiring.
My client is a successful firm of construction consultants providing clients with Project Management and Quantity Surveying services with offices in the UK and in the EU.
You will be Degree qualified in a construction related subject e.g. Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management, Civil Engineering or similar.
You may be a Chartered Quantity Surveyor or have at least five years or more Cost Management experience.
You will need to have gained five or more years or more post graduate experience or more working as a Quantity Surveyor on large building construction projects.
You will need some experience of feasibiity studies, cost estimating, cost planning, cash flow forecasting, contractual advice, value engineering, contractor selection, tender documentation, along with all post contract work including valuations, variations etc.
Ideally you will have been working for a firm of building construction consultants or worked client-side.
You will need good German or C1 level and be keen to improve your German language skills. Good English is also required.
A full driving license is essential as some sites are fairly remote.
Good communication skills are essential and to have the ability to deal with people at all levels.
You should be able to work with minimum supervision and supervise less experienced QSs as required.
Salary is negotiable according to experience but in the region of Euro 75000 to 95000 per annum depending on your experience plus other benefits including a structured bonus scheme paying up to 20% of salary.
Please email a full c.v. or give me, Denise Neville a call for an informal and confidential discussion on +44 20 8368 0025 or mobile +44 7836 350309.