Assistant Manager, Cost Control

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Senior Cost Control Manager of Projects Department in contractual and cost management as well as reporting of financial status of new and/or asset enhancement projects from inception to final account stage with emphasis on proactive, up-to-date and accurate monitoring of expenditure, variations and cash flow.
  • Prepare estimate/ budget for feasibility studies of potential projects.
  • Work with Investment & Development Department and Finance Department to undertake cost appraisals for development opportunities.
  • Work with Project Managers and Business Departments to prepare budgets, business justification of assigned design studies or projects.
  • Prepare and facilitate to present to the Company on budget CAPEX forecast in an accurate and professional way.
  • Liaise with Project Managers to develop Cost Plan and predicted cash flow of approved projects for on-going monitoring.
  • Appoint Contract Adviser and/or Project Quantity Surveyor of projects and manage their performance in the execution of their duties.
  • Advise on procurement route and contractual arrangement of new works, asset enhancement works and maintenance works.
  • Work with Project Managers to manage interim valuations and cash flow of projects.
  • Work with Project Quantity Surveyor to ensure the change control procedure is strictly followed and processed and closely manage all associated cost and contractual implications.
  • Work with Project Managers and Design Consultants to prepare and check cost-benefit analysis of various design schemes of proposed design schemes for decision by the Company.
  • Work with Project Managers and Consultants to assess and advise on contractual dispute and claims of projects.
  • Work with Project Managers to prepare regular project management reports and up-to-date and accurate cost reports of projects to the Company.
  • Co-ordinate with other internal departments on day-to-day project budget, cost, contract, legal and insurance related matters.
  • Control of documentation of projects through Web-based Documentation Management System.
  • Work with Project Managers and Consultants to prepare and recommend final account of projects.
  • Carry out cost analysis of completed projects.

 

Skills, Qualifications and Experience Requirements

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • A Corporate Member of MHKIS or MRICS or equivalent
  • Minimum 7 years working experience in cost estimation of property development and cost control for construction projects which at least 2 years is at managerial level. Experience of Additions and Alterations works is preferable.
  • Good at presentation, commercial negotiation, variation management and cost data analysis.
  • Able to work under pressure and commit to project deliverables.
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and Chinese.