Arcadis is looking to hire a Cost Manager to support the Project and Program Management team in the North American Places business within our Philadelphia, PA office location.
As a Cost Manager, you will assist with Capital Project Controls activities (estimating, cost management, planning/scheduling, risk management, change management and contract) during the design and construction phases of capital projects working directly with the project management team and other supporting staff for a world-class pharmaceutical client.
Provide support to project teams throughout the project lifecycle
Provide project level reports including detailed analysis of project cost and changes
Support the Project Management team in reporting current months Work In Place and future forecasts
Maintaining and controlling project budgets from design concept through to project completion
Assisting with control of total project costs (direct and indirect costs)
Performing regular project health checks to ensure they remain within budget
Supporting change management activities including project change requests and updating project change control logs
Execute change processes, including RFA / RFI Submittal Log updates, and assure alignment with budget, schedule, or risk impacts
Completing cost validation and quantity surveying on an as needed basis
Reconciling program and project controls data with the client’s fiscal and financial control systems
Presenting results of cost analysis to senior staff and clients
Conduct monthly audits of invoices and Purchase Orders on behalf of the Project Manager
Desired skills and experience:
Excellent written and oral communications skills required as well as the ability to interact with staff at all levels
Understanding of construction means and methodology
Ability to read and understand design information
Experience using cost and scheduling software including Primavera P6 & SAP
Ability to travel up to clients offices within the region as a hybrid role [60%]
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (Construction Management, Quantity Surveying) or equivalent work experience
5+ years of relevant experience
Professional license or working towards a professional license (RICS, CCM, AACE)
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