Cost Planning Lead Job Description

Cost Planning Lead

Cost Planning Lead, job description,

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Cost Planning Lead Job Description

A Cost Planning Lead is responsible for managing the development of cost estimates and budgets for construction projects. They collaborate with project teams, analyse cost data, and implement strategies to optimise cost efficiency while maintaining quality standards.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development of accurate cost estimates and budgets for infrastructure projects
  • Implement strategies to optimise cost efficiency while maintaining quality standards
  • Conduct regular cost reviews and provide financial insights to project stakeholders
  • Coordinate with vendors and suppliers to obtain accurate cost information
  • Provide guidance and training to team members on cost planning methodologies
  • Evaluate and recommend cost-saving measures without compromising project quality

Requirements

  • Extensive experience in cost planning and management for infrastructure projects
  • Familiarity with local regulations and industry standards
  • Strong knowledge of cost estimation software and tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Familiarity with cost control processes and financial reporting
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy in cost estimation and budgeting

Working Conditions

  • Regular use of cost estimating software and project management tools
  • Collaborative work with other professionals working on the projects
  • Extra hours may be required when nearing the completion of a project
  • May work on tight schedules to meet milestones

Average Salary

  • $100k – $130k per year in Australia

Salary is based on © SEEK and © Indeed statistics and research.

This Cost Planning Lead job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.


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