Associate Director - Cost Management

  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Department: Real Estate

Company Description

Do you want to be part of our successful Real Estate team supporting top clients for Turner & Townsend in Sydney?  We are hiring an ambitious and forward thinking Associate Director to be our Cost Lead with a national client.

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.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver.  As a result our people get to work on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Who are you?

You are an experienced Senior Cost Consultant/Associate Director with a minimum of 8 years post-graduate experience looking for the next step or are currently undertaking a similar role in a similar environment

Job Description

An Associate Director works within the Cost Management team as a leader, managing cost management professionals within larger teams and delivering successful solutions for clients. They support the management direction and leadership of the Cost Management stream and are accountable for key account management and other business development related activity.

You will also take responsibility for;

  • Leading a cost management team, ensuring that they deliver high quality estimates to our clients.
  • Be the primary interface with Turner & Townsend cost management clients.
  • Provide leadership to the team leaders within cost management and provide leadership and mentoring to the cost management team.
  • Ensure all key staff members within the cost management teams have current and relevant training.
  • Manage the delivery of cost management team outputs in accordance with agreed time-scales and quality standards.
  • Experience of working in the Australian construction market.
  • Co-ordination and sign off on all management information produced by the cost management teams prior to issue.
  • Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations.


  • Professionally qualified in one of the following fields: construction, cost management, engineering, or surveying.
  • Masters in Cost Management or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • At least 8 to 10 years’ experience.
  • A strong background in the delivery of consultancy services to the retail, or commercial sectors. 
  • Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering.

Additional Information

Turner & Townsend is a leading independent professional services company specializing in program management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. With 110 offices in 45 countries, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage risk while maximizing value and performance during the construction and operation of our clients’ assets. We are an Equal opportunity employer who will ensure accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities upon request

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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