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M&E Contracting
Pre Construction

Senior Electrical Cost Planner

Location: London

A leading M&E contractor with a turnover of £100m + and a strong presence across the commercial, infastructure and healthcare sectors require a senior electrically biased cost planner to join their london commercial and pre con/bid team. Based from their head office near Liverpool Street you will report upstream to regional estimating Director the succesful candidate will possess a cost expertise with the ability to provide early MEP cost advice for projects both internally and externally. Benchmarking cost plans against historical data collected from completed projects and be able to robustly demonstrate that the results are correct.

Main accountabilities List in order of priority, the major activities, or function necessary to achieve the job's end results and the timescales for delivery of the accountabilities

* Set a clear strategy to achieve the cost plan deliverables within the agreed timescale
* Assemble cost data from similar completed projects through liaison with Commercial/Project Managers
* Develop and keep up to date a database of historic costs
* Benchmark the cost plan with historic data providing a robust demonstration as to why the cost plan is correct
* Compile a project cost plan for internal review. Present the cost plan, together with benchmarking data, to internal settlement panel
* Ensures cost plan is presented in a true net format enabling profit plan to be developed achieving business unit requirements
* Prepare external cost plan submission having taken on board decisions reached at settlement meeting
* Work with the companies internal team to monitor & ensure that the scheme is managed to arrive within budget
* Check & acknowledge receipt of documents for production of cost plan
* Liaise with other company employees in order to gain advice on design, programme and potential construction methodology
* Attend design team meetings to ensure design progresses in accordance with cost plan
* Engage with external consultants in order to understand the project specifics
* Clearly articulate, both verbally and written exclusions and clarifications to the cost plan

This is the opportunity to join a well respected leading contractor with an interesting portfolio of works across sectors and excellent end client relationships. You will join a well established team which encorouges progression and sets challenging but acheivement promotion targets.

Sign off to pay a very good salary- for more information please contact Mark Kenny on 0207 0657275 or email

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