Our Opportunity

Pick Everard are looking to appoint a dedicated, forward-thinking Senior Cost Manager to lead and shape our offering in the South West. Joining a supportive network, you can expect to receive training, guidance and genuine scope for career development.

Are you an experienced Cost Manager looking to take a step up in your career? Or are you a Senior Cost Manager wanting to gain valuable experience?

Do you want to work on a diverse range of exciting projects across sectors?

Are you looking to work within a team of collaborate, talented Cost Managers as part of a growing, multi-disciplinary consultancy?
If you are answered yes to the above questions, we want to hear from you!
You will work across an array of sectors to include defence, commercial, residential, education and healthcare. Working closely with the team, you will prepare cost estimates, contract documents and reports.
In this region, our teams work on projects within defence primarily, so experience within this sector would be a distinct advantage. 
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Large and/or complex project runner with responsibility for project cost control
  • Ensures accurate provision of cost estimates, bills of quantities, contract documents and reports
  • Carries out audits/cost checks/reviews of construction and FM contracts
  • Liaises directly with Clients
  • Leads bid process and undertakes business development
  • Resources own jobs, undertakes team supervision and monitors internal costs
  • Manages less experienced staff on a day-to-day basis

  • Runs Design Team meetings, reports on and gives advice on cost control matters
Want to find out more? Contact us today!

About You

This role will suit an experienced Cost Manager who has experience working on a variety of projects within the built environment. 

Pick Everard are proud to offer the successful candidate support, training and career development opportunities. 


Key Requirements:

  • Chartered Surveyor with post chartered relevant experience. 
  • Member of RICS
  • Strong track record in a consultancy Quantity Surveying role, including cost management of building projects, feasibility/option studies, detailed cost planning, post contract cost management
  • Thorough understanding of the principal standard forms of Building Contracts including JCT and NEC3
  • Experience in liaison directly with clients
  • Ability to control day to day programming and planning
  • Excellent client communication skills
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
We offer a collaborative, people-focused culture that values its staff and provides room for growth. 

About Us

    We value and promote a positive work-life balance and encourage every member of our team to get involved with charity, sports, community, and company events. Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to us, and we work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of our organisation. We are also a responsible employer and Investors in People accredited business.

    You will receive an attractive salary that will match your skills and experience, as well as the following benefits:

    • 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
    • Annual Being PickEverard awards
    • 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


    Please note we do not accept speculative CVs or approaches from recruitment agencies. 

    As an equal opportunities’ employer, Pick Everard is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us on our journey. #LI-BS1, #LI-Hybrid

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