Cost Manager - AA Euro Group Ltd.

Cost Manager

  • Permanent
  • Kildare
  • Reference Code: 03757

AA Euro Recruitment Group

Cost Manager – MEP – Ireland – Kildare / Remote

Job Description

The Cost Manager (MEP) will play a key role in the management and delivery of cost management services with a specific focus on MEP. The individual will be a key player within our growing team, will have line management responsibility and will be provided with an excellent opportunity to progress within the cost center and wider business.

Specific Duties:


  • Prepare and peer review construction estimates/cost plans (MEP).
  • Prepare project feasibility studies with accompanying robust benchmark cost data.
  • Present estimates/cost plans to the design team and client.
  • Inform and lead value engineering discussions and provide reasoned advice on all potential cost saving opportunities.
  • Engagement and participation in design team meetings.
  • Lead MEP benchmarking initiatives within the cost center.
  • Prepare detailed MEP tender analysis and lead post tender clarification meetings to align bids prior to contract.
  • Review and provide comments on contractual documentation.
  • Identify opportunities to develop new business and report opportunities to the cost center Director.


  • Review contractor and subcontractor pricing.
  • Lead negotiations on the clients behalf.
  • Validate/assess contractor/subcontractor payment applications and submissions.
  • Assess post contract changes.
  • Ensure that post-contract change is managed and aligned to the change management process.
  • Provide early warnings to the client on areas of cost risk.
  • Prepare/peer review construction financial reports at a project and portfolio level.
  • Lead final account process and ensure completion and agreement in a timely manner.
  • Qualifications
  • The individual will possess:
  • College/University degree in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Construction Management or related technical field.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience required.
  • Background in MEP services required.
  • Recent experience working on data center projects preferred.
  • Contractor/subcontractor background considered.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills.
  • Great organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • RICS accreditation preferred but not required.

If you would like more information on this role, please contact Ian Murphy on +353 85 8666878 or email your cv to

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