Cost Management Lead - East Africa job at Turner & Townsend
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Cost Management Lead - East Africa

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Construction , Category: Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain ]

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Turner & Townsend

Deadline of this Job:
19 September 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 06, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Cost Management Lead - East Africa

Job Description
The role presents a unique opportunity for the right leader to build from a strong foundation, taking operations to the next level of maturity. For this role, the successful candidate will have leadership responsibilities for the cost management driving growth across the region and being the guardian of quality on existing commissions. The CM lead will work with senior leadership in Kenya and the surrounding markets on exciting business opportunities.
The successful candidate will be an agile, emotionally intelligent leader with strong technical delivery history. International and cross sector experience with an ability to work in multi-cultural environment is beneficial. The successful candidate will be a cost management and project controls generalist, covering estimating, cost, scheduling, risk, change, performance measurement and reporting and should be able to articulate and continually move forward "what good looks like." They will have excellent communication skills and be a strong and respected influencer. They should operate at a senior level and comfortable to present to large groups.

Key requirements of the role include, but are not limited to:
• Act as principle point of contact for cost management lead to lead the Turner & Townsend team
• Leads and motivates others to participate and contribute, provides necessary direction and inspires high performance
• Take on key account role(s), project execution assurance and maintain client relationships as required
• Deliver assurance services to projects - peer review, gateway review, maturity assessments, readiness reviews, progress and performance audits
• Periodically take on major program delivery roles and lead the Turner & Townsend team on the commission - achieve a successful "steady state" delivery and then manage transition and backfill
• Provide oversight and assurance to the Turner & Townsend major program in the region
• Identify organizational needs, build recruitment plans and develop role specifications
• Extensive experience in delivering CM/Project Controls programs, projects and segment knowledge
• Play a key role in the Real Estate CM/PC business development activities for the cost center
• Assist in the development and implementation of marketing and business development strategies
• Provide solutions to clients and work together with business development team member(s) on sales proposals, qualification packages and presentation materials
• Coordinate with project team leaders on project negotiations and execution
• Collaborate with the other business divisions and teams
• Provide oversight and assurance to the Turner & Townsend major programs in the region
• Delivers high quality of service products by utilizing Turner & Townsend systems, policy and procedure, managing time, planning and organizing to ensure excellence
• Demonstrates understanding of commercial business drivers and ensures that work and projects are carried out in alignment. Contributes to the development of business opportunities
• Demonstrable appetite for challenge, innovation and continued improvement in CM/PC discipline
• Identify and understand the areas of opportunity and development
• Enable continued growth trajectory within the market

• Minimum 20+ years of relevant working experience in the discipline
• Degree holder in Quantity Surveying, or related field
• Experience in business development
• Proactive, quality driven, self-motivated and hands-on team-leader with the ability to multitask
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills essential, ability to communicate well with clients and senior management
• Experience in leading teams of professionals with a strength in growing and developing people
• Professional Registered (PRQs)

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 240

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to Turner & Townsend on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 06-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-09-2066
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