Senior Cost Manager


Atkins Search are currently recruiting for a Senior Cost Manager to join a multi-disciplinary Property & Construction Consultancy based in Nottingham who pride themselves on providing a high quality, exceptional and tailored service, backed by years of experience.

Please note – Quantity Surveyors/Cost Managers seeking the next stage of their career will also be considered for the role of Senior Cost Manager.


Operating locally within the East Midlands, our client is a top-tier, trusted, and professional Construction Consultancy, who were founded on mutual respect, trust and a collaborative workplace culture over a decade ago.

Dedicated to their people, partners & clients, this Nottingham-based Construction Consultancy are committed to developing strong, lasting, and sustained relationships.

Part of a wider, and national organisation, they provide a variety of services to national and international clients in the commercial, education, food & drink, health, residential, retail industry sectors.


There is now an exciting opportunity for a Senior Cost Manager to join a diverse and advanced blend of professionally qualified and personable Cost Managers, Project Managers & Building Surveyors all working together to deliver successful & quality outcomes and build a reputable and positive legacy.

The successful candidate will be involved in projects from inception to completion with responsibilities which will include:

  • Overseeing and mentoring junior members of staff including assistants and apprentices
  • Providing Quantity Surveying and Cost Management services from inception to completion
  • Cost Planning
  • Development Cash flow Forecasting
  • Value Engineering
  • Tender Management
  • Contract Preparation
  • Budget Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Change Control
  • Valuations
  • Commercial Negotiations and Analysis
  • Benchmarking


  • Previous experience working with a Construction Consultancy
  • Exposure to various industry sectors
  • RICS, MRICS or working towards chartership
  • Fantastic communication skills face to face
  • Positive 'can do' attitude!
  • Experience autonomously delivering projects
  • Ability to manage own workload


What’s in it for you?

My client’s core business focus is providing a positive working environment for their employees and providing a generous package to reflect this. Some exciting benefits and perks that the Senior Cost Manager will receive are:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Annual bonus
  • Profit share bonus
  • Private healthcare and medical insurance
  • Annual salary review
  • Life assurance
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Option to buy and sell holidays
  • Regular social events
  • Hybrid working
  • Flexing working hours
  • 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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