• Senior Cost Manager

    Location US-MD-Bethesda
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/3/2018 12:40 PM)
    Cost Management/Estimating
  • Overview

    At Cumming Corporation, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest growing Project and Cost Management Consultancies in America ranked in the ENR Top 20. With over 30 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double digit year to year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are endless!


    In this role, you will be a member of our highly reputable Cost Management & Estimating team. The cost team delivers solutions to clients in the areas of Conceptual Estimating, Budget Development, Cost Planning, Feasibility Studies, Value Management, Economic Forecasting, Milestone Reports, Pre/Post Contract Auditing, Change Order Review/Reconciliation, BIM 5D Cost Modeling, LEED Cost Analysis, Life Cycle Costing, and more. We encourage you to research us to learn more about our outstanding reputation within this service line.


    We're currently looking for a Senior Cost Manager within our Cost Management team who will be based out of our Bethesda, MD office. In this highly visible role, you will have the opportunity of tremendous upside as our team continues it's exponential, global growth.  


    Senior Cost Managers work closely with all levels of Team Members within the organization to perform cost management and consulting services for a portfolio of clients. They partner with office and project sector leadership to align Cumming’s services to the needs of clients with the goal of providing industry leading consultation and revenue growth. 


    Technical Deliverables:

    • Drive the company’s Cost Estimation process to get best in class results for all our clients. This will include all types of advice throughout pre-construction.
    • Act as the primary client contact on all assigned projects.
    • Utilize expertise and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    • Demonstrate a high degree of creativity and ability to think outside established norms.
    • Act as a technical champion in all tools and process which the company adopts and chooses to implement into day to day activities.


    Client Management / Business Development:

    • Support the Managing Director in the management of new and existing clients.
    • Develop a network within the local market to help drive the business at a local level.
    • 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.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management/Engineering, Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or Architecture is highly preferred. A combination of education and work experience will also be considered in lieu of degree.
    • 5-10+ years' of estimating / cost management experience.
    • Ability to interact extremely well with many different client types.
    • Advanced skill level in Excel and intermediate knowledge of Windows, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook.
    • Knowledge of On Screen Takeoff and/or Success Estimating Software is a plus.


    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.  





    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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