Associate Director, Cost Management (Vancouver) – Canada

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Turner & Townsend Published: September 14, 2017
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Position:

Associate Director, Cost Management (Vancouver)

Status:

 

Reports To:

Depending upon context, an Associate Director is likely to report to an Area Manager, or Director/Partner.

Direct Reports:

Job Summary:

To perform the role of the Commission Manager, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery. To act as the key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met through the delivery of a value added service.

Education/Experience:

 

  + 8 years of relevant experience

  Recognized university degree

  Membership in relevant professional organizations

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

Commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time

  Service delivery on commissions is in line with the conditions of appointment

  Strong relationships are developed with clients and cross-functional team members

  The team is effectively led (where appropriate) within the context of delivering a specific commission

  General line management responsibilities (where appropriate) are effectively discharged

  Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified and acted upon

Margin levels and monthly fee/resource forecasts are kept track of on all commissions

  Key information and data is effectively cascaded and appropriately retained

Key elements:

(You may be required to perform other duties as assigned that are not outlined in the Position Description)

-  Preparing Cost Management reports for all asset classes related to real estate throughout Canada

 - Preparing Loan Monitoring reports for all asset classes related to real estate throughout Canada

-  Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages

-  Assisting in research related to construction market conditions throughout Canada, including analysis of official published data

-  Working with Directors to construct proposals for new work or variations for existing projects

-  Identifying opportunities to improve cost management procedures, templates and products

-  Knowledge management Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is inputted into internal databases and shared.

-  Process improvement Identifying and acting upon ways to improve internal systems and processes

-  Quality Control Ensuring compliance with quality standards and participation in ISO audits

Taking a lead role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages

Where appropriate, leading a CM team, ensuring that they deliver on all of the above accountabilities

Taking responsibility for developing new business opportunities with existing and new Turner & Townsend clients

  Identifying and acting upon cross-selling opportunities

  Working with Directors to construct bids for new work

  Attending relevant networking event and other promotional opportunities with Directors

Staff management Inputting into the formal management of Senior & Cost Consultants and recruitment interviews

  Undertake Staff Performance reviews

  Knowledge management Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is input into the Turner & Townsend internal database

Financial management Utilizing the tools provided keep track of the ongoing margin levels and monthly fee/resource forecasts for each commission

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