senior cost manager in Singapore

raymond tan, randstad
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AVP of Cost & Contracts

about the company

One of Singapore's leading developers is assembling an in-house project team for a large mixed use development within our borders. This dynamic project team consists of a set of professionals from various backgrounds who are coming together to conceptualize, construct and deliver the development.

about the job

As the AVP of Cost & Contracts for the development, your role is to ensure that the project cost is within budget, reducing commercial and budget risks, negotiating and finalizing contracts. As the project unfolds, you do need to look at strategically improve financial procedures, standards and policies so that the project can be executed in a timely manner.

Supporting the VP of Cost & Contract and project delivery team, your skills in contract administration, cost estimation and procurement is critical – you will be working with external consultants, specialists, quantity surveyors and legal advisors. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Cost control, planning & forecasting
  • Estimations & Valuations – including value engineering and management
  • Commercial/financial Feasibility studies
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Writing reports and preparing documents (plans, contracts, budgets etc.)
  • Risk analysis evaluations and mitigation plan
  • Managing project funding sources

skills and experience required

  • Relevant qualifications in Quantity Surveying or Building & Real Estate will be considered acceptable for this role.
  • More than 8 years of relevant experience would be required to fulfill the responsibilities of this role, with several years as a project quantity surveyor from either of the cost management firms.

application process

Once we have received your application, Raymond Tan, the consultant in charge will schedule a time to have a conversation on your experiences and the job scope before presenting your profile to the client for review. Once the client is interested in your profile, the consultant in charge will manage the interview process and get you feedback at each stage of the process as well as assist you with interview preparation.

randstad | construction, property & engineering

The Construction, Property and Engineering team is composed of a dynamic team of consultants working across a wide range of specialized roles in the Singapore market. We are in touch with decision makers at several of the leading companies within our sector, and aim at helping you secure your dream job.


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educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma