cost planner - national developer in Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria
job type
AU$ 120,000 per year
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job description

Our client is a household name of the Australian property industry with a history spanning 50+ years, they have diversified property interests on a national basis, and also internationally. They have medium sized Design and Development team based in their Melbourne office which oversees retail and mixed use projects on a national basis. With a host of projects and assets to be developed and maintained from $20m right through to $100m+ there is a fantastic range of projects to work on over the long term.

This is an autonomous role reporting to the National Retail Design Manager and you will also be working closely with the Development and Construction delivery teams to produce accurate cost plans and cost advice on all stages of proejcts from acquisition through to completion. The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Assist with cost feasibilities for site acquisitions and dvelop and update design briefs to reflect cost plans
  • Provide cost advice to Design, Development and Construction teams
  • Obtain contractor trade coverage for nominated trades
  • Provide input into design and buildability studies
  • Assist in the assessment of D&C tenders including benchmarking of tender schedules against the Cost Plan and assessment of rates.
  • Assist with the analysis of tenders and variations as well as the assessment of Cotnractor variations during construction
  • Develop and maintain benchmarking/analysis of costs across projects and assist teams in driving optimal cost and design solutions.

We are seeking applicants with a strong grounding in Quanity Surveying/Cost Planning, ideally with the benefit of head contract D&C experience at some stage in your career. Experience of commercial construction (non-residential) is essential whilst your stakeholder management and ability to work across multiple teams must be exemplary.

An attractive salary package in the $120k-$150k range with all the benefits of working for an leader in Australian Developer provided. Great career development opportunities available.

Please apply online using the links below, or email your details to Alternatively, for a confidential discussion about the opportunity please contact Neil Powell on 03 9252 2124.

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