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Senior Cost Planner

Job description

We are excited and let us tell you why! ROUSSOS has partnered with a prominent national construction industry specialist – who is currently embarking on an exciting period of growth – to source a Senior Cost Planner / Leader to join its team in South Australia.
Established in 1976, this construction company has been operating for over 45 years. Their business is based on the simple premise of honesty, integrity and being respectful to their staff and trade partners. It’s been that way for more than four decades and this has ensured their continual growth as a trusted and professional industry specialist, with a growing project portfolio nationally, covering all sectors and industries of the economy.
They have strategically resourced their offices to comprise of long-term industry professionals who possess the technical capabilities to undertake unique and multifaceted projects. At the forefront of their business model is how they strategically target their clients and projects to ensure they are a low-risk delivery partner on each occasion. They never overextend themselves or take on projects which are outside their immediate capability and capacity.
Moving into their new head office in the coming weeks, this organisation is ready to embark on their next chapter and will be diving into the recruitment of key strategic hires over the next three months, with a key focus on their procurement team. Reporting to the General Manager, ROUSSOS are recruiting a career-defining opportunity for an experienced Senior Cost Planner / Leader.
Your duties will involve:
  • Delivery of cost management services across cost planning and estimating, financial management and control, performance analysis and improvement, pre-contract, procurement services, transaction management and contract management across the project lifecycle
  • Ensuring project managers, contract management team and all relevant project staff understand and comply with commercial requirements in contracts with design and delivery partners as per policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ensuring strong contract, commercial and financial risk management, accurate forecasting of both costs and revenue, take corrective action in line with delegations and reporting frameworks, and adherence to project cost governance policies
  • Responsibility for pre-contracts and delivery phase quantity surveying duties including preparation of cost estimates, support and provide inputs to procurement and tendering, contract administration, variation management and final accounting.
This role will suit someone who has a background in cost management on large commercial/infrastructure projects but who also has a strong understanding of contracts. You should be comfortable providing expertise across project risk, and pre-estimates. Ideally coming from a Quantity Surveying background, you have experience in setting up cost plans and cost reports, and you understand contract management and project schedules.
This is an exciting time to be joining this organisation, they are currently going through a period of change and are looking to build the best team for their future. While you will be joining the broader team, your direct manager will provide you with a great level of support as you enter the business.

Give us a Call!
We love to chat! Although we can’t disclose certain information until the interview stage, we would love for you to get in touch if you do have any further questions about this opportunity. We promise to provide you with as much information as we can. 
Anna Roussos – 08 7073 6872
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