• Associate Director | Cost Management

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/12/2018 7:26 PM)
    Cost Management/Estimating
  • Overview

    Working at Cumming Corporation is an opportunity to be involved in some of the world's most exciting and prestigious projects with one of the fastest growing firms in our industry. In the past 2 years alone, we've experienced 50% revenue growth and nearly doubled our headcount. We work with marquee clients such as Google, Facebook, Apple, Disney, Kaiser Permanente, Hilton, and many more valued brands. We are highly ranked in ENR (top 25) and Building Design + Construction, made the Inc. 5000 list, and have been named by the San Diego Business Journal as a top place to work. We could go on, but the bottom line is that Cumming Corporation always succeeds and we're looking for amazing people who strive to do the same. 


    We're currently looking for an Associate Director to lead Cost Management for our Boston, MA office. In this role, you will be working with a portfolio of clients in our newest office within the United States, with the goal of growing revenue, providing exceptional value to clients by exceeding their expectations, and developing our internal team members to their full potential. In this highly visible role, you will have the opportunity of tremendous upside as our team continues it's exponential, global growth.  


    Client Management

    • Lead existing client accounts and surpass their expectations with the goal of continued and new revenue growth.
    • Implement the Cumming client management and review procedures.

    Business Development

    • Partner with management team in developing new customers and growing existing customer base.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of business development strategies.
    • Develop and nurture subcontractor/vendor and client relationships.
    • Team with local and national leadership in business development endeavors. 
    • Represent the company at both formal and informal industry events which are deemed essential to the success of the business development strategy.
    • Identify and cease upon opportunities to cross sell the various service lines and geographies that exist within Cumming.

    Staff Management

    • Take responsibility to manage assigned staff members. This includes both the daily management and long term growth of the individuals as well as mentorship of Cost Managers and Senior Cost Managers as needed.
    • Provide clear and concise direction to the staff members whom you are assigned.
    • The Associate Director will manage, review and evaluate the team members who they are assigned at periodic times throughout the calendar year.

    Technical Deliverables

    • Drive the company’s Cost Management process in order to get best in class results for all of our clients. This will include all types of advice from the inception through to the completion of the project.
    • Utilize expertise and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    • Demonstrate a high degree of creativity and ability to think outside established norms.
    • Perform billable Cost Management / Estimating / Quantity Surveying duties as needed in this “seller/doer” role.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management/Engineering, Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or Architecture is highly preferred.
    • 5+ years' experience in providing Cost Management / Quantity Surveying expertise on vertical, commercial projects.
    • Ability to interact extremely well with many different client types.


    What we offer you:

    • Cumming will consider candidates nationally and provide relocation assistance.
    • A comprehensive compensation, bonus, and benefits package rivaling the best in our industry.
    • An opportunity to showcase your talents within an entrepreneurial culture that has achieved success at the highest levels.
    • You will be working with the best and brightest Team Members in the industry, bar none.


    Have more questions? Chat with a Recruiter on our careers website! It takes 5 minutes to apply to this job and we will provide feedback within 5 days.  




    About Us:

    Cumming is an international project and cost consultancy. Since opening for business nearly two decades ago, Cumming has grown consistently and substantially. Today, we have over 550 team members and have completed projects in more than 25 countries around the world.


    Cumming prides itself on delivering extraordinary and lasting results – the kind of tangible, sustainable results that many consultancies dismiss as impractical or even impossible. But we are different than most project consultancies, and the clients we work with think so, too. Why? Because we realize that overall project success is not attained through mere focus on the end result; it is attained through day-to-day discipline, cooperative ingenuity, and attention to detail. This is how money is saved, how schedules are met. This is what our reputation is based on.


    CUMMING is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified Team Members without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.

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