MEP Cost Manager

One of the UK’s leading Construction Consultancies is looking to recruit an MEP Cost Manager for their Birmingham office.


The client is one of the leading Consultancies in the UK with a network of offices across the country. They work across various Property and Infrastructure sectors and are involved in some of the regions largest framework (public sector). They have an outstanding reputation and strong track record of developing their employees to Director level positions. The company culture is inclusive and relaxed which creates an enjoyable office experience.


The position is for a MEP Cost Manager at intermediate/ senior level who will get the opportunity to take full responsibility of a number projects across the region. The successful Cost Manager will be given the opportunity to take full client ownership and manage the project through to completion. 

Responsabilities will include:

  • Carrying out audits, cost checks and reviews of construction and FM contracts
  • Liaising directly with Clients and resourcing own jobs and checking internal costs
  • Controlling day to day programming and planning
  • Assisting junior employees when appropriate
  • Chairing meetings and ensuing commissions are delivered on time
  • Carrying out quality checks on work produced by graduates and other staff
  • Participating in Design Team meetings and provide advice on cost control matters
  • Responsible for ensuring that they (and where appropriate their team) appreciate and comply with all Health & Safety requirements, practices and procedure


The successful Cost Manager must:

  • MRICS / Chartered Surveyor status desirable but not essential
  • Previous experience delivering cost management of building projects from feasibility/option studies through to detailed cost planning and post contract cost management
  • Multi-sector background gained in consultancy or construction environmentGood knowledge of the principal standard forms of building contracts, including JCT and NEC
  • A commitment to delivering a high-quality client experience


  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • Healthcare cashplan
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Childcare benefits
  • Enhanced Adoption & Shared Parental Leave benefits
  • Long service awards – including enhanced annual leave and vouchers
  • Staff Discount Scheme
  • Spot Rewards
  • Professional subscriptions  
  • Season ticket loan or car loan at senior level
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support and Employee Assistance Programme


Apply in confidence to this advert or contact Nella Mihelcic on 07759 217 622 for more information.