Senior Cost Manager


Atkins Search are currently recruiting for a Senior Cost Manager to join an award-winning
Construction Consultancy based in Derby with hybrid working available.

Please note – if you are a Quantity Surveyor
or Cost Manager seeking the next stage of their career will also be considered for the role of Senior Cost Manager.


My client provides a variety of services to national and international clients across all property sectors. With a collaborative culture founded on mutual respect and trust, they are dedicated to their people, partners and clients. My client can offer you a diverse workload that is tailored to your preferences and the opportunity to become a truly integral part of their growing business.

You will have the option to work across a variety of sectors across the Midlands, including; defence,
healthcare, residential, retail, education and higher education, leisure, mixed-use developments, commercial, heritage and conservation, and many more exciting schemes!


As Senior Cost Manager working for a market leading and highly established Construction Consultancy in Derby, you will be responsible for leading from the front as regards to client facing meetings, dealing with multi disciplined teams and project delivery.

This role will suit an experienced Senior Cost Manager in Derby, or the wider East Midlands, who has experience working on a variety of projects within the built environment.

My client is proud to offer the successful candidate support, training and career development opportunities.


As a Senior Cost Manager working for a Derby-based Construction Consultancy, you will be involved in projects from inception to completion, your responsibilities will include:

  • Large and/or complex project runner with responsibility for project cost control
  • Ensuring accurate provision of cost estimates, bills of quantities, contract documents and reports
  • Carrying
    out audits/cost checks/reviews of construction and FM contracts
  • Liaising directly with Clients
  • Leading bid process and undertakes business development
  • Resources own jobs, undertakes team supervision and monitors internal costs
  • Managing less experienced staff on a day-to-day basis
  • Runing Design Team meetings, reports on and gives advice on cost control matters


Building and maintaining positive working relationships throughout is one of my client’s core business values to deliver a positive legacy, whilst also recognising that the heart of their business is their staff. Their priority is to keep employees happy and safe.

Some exciting benefits and perks that the
Senior Cost Manager
will receive are:

  • Highly competitive salary (£50,000 - £60,000)
  • Car allowance
  • Pension contribution
  • Annual bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Annual salary review
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Regular social events
  • Hybrid, flexible remote working
  • Clear career progression path

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.

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