Cost & Commercial Manager (Consultancy)

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The Company & Culture
Mace is an international consultancy and construction company, founded and built on exceptional people, a commitment to service excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit.
For more than 28 years our adventurous spirit has driven us to do things better and drive change through our industry. We have helped shape cities around the world. Mace is now a £2.35bn company, operating in 21 sectors from five global hubs across consultancy and construction, inspiring each other and our clients to innovate. We champion people, whether as individuals or teams. We challenge convention, apply a can do attitude and are committed to quality and service excellence.
Our Values
We have four simple values that guide our behaviour and culture of innovation. Our values permeate through everything we do, including our relationships with our clients, our partners, our suppliers and the communities where we work.
  • Safety first – going home safe and well
  • Client focus – deliver on our promises
  • Create opportunity – for our people to excel
  • Integrity – always doing the right thing
Cost & Commercial Manager / Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS)
At Mace we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about cost and commercial management. Our German region is looking to recruit a Cost & Commercial Manager with Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences sector experience who can provide full cycle cost management services for ongoing commissions throughout the country.
We have an agile working policy allowing our employees to be primarily based from home with visits to client offices / projects throughout the country. Our office is based in Frankfurt, where the team will meet for ad hoc meetings as and when necessary.
Typical Duties Will Include
  • Conducting feasibility studies, advising on procurement strategies and contract selection, writing and undertaking procurement reports. Applying the value management techniques at the outset of a project.
  • Managing, estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan.
  • Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed.
  • Being a key interface with client, stakeholders and other consultants at all project stages.
  • Handling of contractual frameworks and standard form of contract.
  • Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve cost management procedures, templates, products and hence improve the services provided to the clients.
  • Identifying and acting upon ways to improve internal systems and processes.
Your Knowledge, Experience And Skills Need To Include
  • Previous experience in a cost consultancy practice in a similar role.
  • Previous experience working with private and public sector property and infrastructure clients beneficial
  • JCT form of contract experience essential with some knowledge of NEC.
  • Cost planning, budgeting and estimating experience.
  • Previous experience of managing people and risk management.
  • Knowledge of contract law and contractual frameworks relating to construction.
  • Sound knowledge and ability to undertake and advise on Contract Administration
  • Knowledge of value engineering and life cycle costing.
  • Strong understanding of industry best practice.
  • Understanding of hot topic issues such as Sustainability, Social Value, Carbon Reduction impacting Public Sector
  • Capex V Opex Cost Analysis/ advice

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

At Mace, we are global experts in shaping the built environment. From development and consultancy, to construction and operations, we connect expertise across the entire property lifecycle to help our clients, people, communities and society achieve more than they believe is possible. You can see our impact everywhere: from skylines that form cities around the world to the infrastructure that communities depend on to live, work and play. Over 30 years, our growth has been fuelled by an adventurous spirit and the relentless pursuit of a better way. Today, we employ over 6,300 talented and passionate people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East and North Africa, the Americas, Sub Saharan Africa and Asia Pacific. Every day we’re moving closer towards our vision: leading the way to a more connected, resilient and sustainable world. The built environment holds many of the keys to this future. In an industry that’s too often been part of the problems, we’re determined to create solutions. That’s why, at the heart of everything we do, there’s a purpose that drives us: to redefine the boundaries of ambition. On behalf of our people, communities and society, we see every challenge as an opportunity to dream bigger and bring ambitions to life. Together, we find a way to unleash the potential within every place, project and person – inspiring the stories that shape our lives and change our world.
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