Senior Cost Manager - Sydney

  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide.

Due to significant growth and ongoing delivery success with our clients, Turner & Townsend's Cost Management division in Sydney requires an experienced Senior Cost Manager to join the Education Sector.

Working within a friendly, professional and highly successful team and reporting to the Associate Director you will have the opportunity to work on key projects in Sydney and progress your career.

Job Description

  • Managing client expectations with regards to priorities and deliverables.
  • Managing an internal team to ensure deliverables and priorities are met.
  • Responsible for pre- and post-contract quantity surveying duties.
  • Estimating and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan.
  • Tendering and procuring, including managing the pre-qualification stage, producing the tender list, putting the preliminaries together, tender analysis, producing the tender report and compiling the contractual documents.
  • Taking personal responsibility for making cost checks and carrying out valuations on larger projects and in all cases ensuring that timely and accurate cost checking and valuation takes place.
  • Contributing to business development including leading the preparation and delivery of bids in the market.


  • A recognised Degree Qualification
  • MRICS/AIQS accreditation desirable
  • Relevant work experience, ideally in a consultancy environment.
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills, able to work independently and where appropriate lead a team.
  • ·       Experience of leading and successfully delivering cost management commissions.
  • ·       Sector experience across any of the following sectors retail / health / education / commercial / air / rail.
  • ·       Excellent command of written and spoken English with excellent report and bid writing skills.
  • ·       Highly motivated and driven with a passion for delivering to your clients and have the ability to work independently.

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from all sectors of the community.

Turner & Townsend does not accept any speculative or unsolicited CV’s that have been sent to our internal recruitment team or hiring managers from agencies outside of our preferred supplier list. Any speculative or unsolicited CV’s will be treated as a direct application.

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