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Quantity Surveyor/Cost Manager

  • Job reference: CMG000083
  • Sector: Construction, Manufacturing, Programme Management
  • Location: Malaysia
Our company Faithful and Gould (www.fgould.com) is an International Property, Construction & Event Management Consultancy with specialist capability in the Project and Construction management of a varying types of projects, with offices across Asia, Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Subcontinent and Australia. Our office locations are complemented by those of our Parent group SNC Lavelin enabling us to draw on an international knowledge base in delivering the next project to our large and extensive client base.
 
From our office we currently provide a range of project management services to International Corporations and Government entities including the following:
  • Strategic Project Definition and Advisory Services;
  • Client Representative Services;
  • Due Diligence studies;
  • Cost and Budget;
  • Planning and Programme Management;
  • Project Management;
  • Design Management;
  • Procurement Management;
  • Construction Management;
As part of our ongoing expansion, Faithful+Gould currently have an immediate Malaysia vacancy and invite you to provide CV’s for the following:


Quantity Surveyor/Cost Manager

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop and update the Project Controls Plan
  • Implement project controls procedures and systems, project controls training and (kick-off) workshops for project management team and/ or contractor
  • Establish and maintain WBS, work packages, project cost ledger
  • Prepare cost estimates
  • Develop, Implement and execute change management process
  • Monitor cost performance to detect and understand variances from the budget
  • Produce accurate and unbiased cost forecasts at a detailed and summary level and forecast the final cost of the project
  • Identify and ensure early warning of adverse cost trends such that corrective actions may be taken
  • Update and maintain the risk register of the project
  • Monitor reimbursable cost
  • Implement project financial accounting procedures and systems, financial accounting training and (kick-off) workshops
  • Manage the interfaces between the Project Financial Accountant and the project team/contractors
  • Ensure that the Contractors’ Project Controls Systems are capable of meeting GSK requirements and ensure that cost control techniques and tools are adequately and properly implemented
  • Provide input to the project reports including Project Monthly Reports, Quarterly Report and the Project Completion Report
  • Provide benchmarking figures and gather best practices
  • Perform project reviews and audits
     
    Qualifications & Experience
  • Master Degree or Bachelor Degree in Construction Economics/Management
  • Motivating team player, drive results, good communication skills
  • Ability to get buy-in and commitment from both internal and external stakeholders
  • Willingness to constructively challenge project managers regarding cost.
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Self-starter which requires minimal supervision
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant project experience.

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