Project Cost Controls Manager – Data Center Construction

Turner & Townsend - Omaha, NE

ContractEstimated: $74,000 - $100,000 a year
Job Summary
Do you want to be part of the in-house team helping one of the biggest technology companies in the world deliver their vision? Turner & Townsend are engaged to support our client with many complex projects, we are seeking a driven and highly motivated Project Cost Controls Manager to act as the day-to-day interface with the client and drive this project to achieve an excellent outcome. You have a chance to be a key player in our technological future, as part of a team of innovative professionals shaping our built environment.

The Project Cost Controls Manager will support various large-scale data center construction programs with our key technology client. This is a great opportunity to help grow a team.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, able to take the initiative and drive activities with limited supervision. With a keen eye for detail and experience of identifying continuous improvement opportunities, the candidate should have experience working in the construction industry.

Are you up for a new challenge by working in a new location?

Turner & Townsend’s vision is to expand our global footprint. The US is currently our biggest growth market, however we have opportunities across the globe. So wherever you are, if you are the right candidate, we want to hear from you. Turner & Townsend offers generous relocation packages for the right candidate.

Why it’s great to work for Turner & Townsend

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to work on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Who are you?

You are a construction professional with experience working in a Cost and Project Controls role, and have a minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience working on large scale Data Center, Commercial Real Estate, Manufacturing, Healthcare or relatable projects.

Job Objectives
Track and review change orders with Project Manager.
Manage contingency draw.
Manage weekly progress reports with the General Contractor.
Review GC’s cost tracking reports.
Reconcile GC actual costs with GMP/ Schedule of Values.
Produce monthly reports for management.
Contract Administration (retention, T&Cs, insurance, allowances, contingency, incentives).
Maintain cost benchmarking database.
Produce earned value reports.
Monitor schedule progress in the field (actual vs. forecast).
On Site Records and Document Control.
Attend risk meetings and maintain risk log.

You will be the type of person who:
Is smart, a quick learner and confident in their cognitive ability.
Knows their subject matter and can apply it / work independently.
Is proactive and focused on continuous improvement, including providing well-thought out solutions.
Is professional, yet friendly.
Is able to manage difficult stakeholders.
Is confident both as a team member and a team leader.
Has excellent interpersonal skills and great communication – both in person and via technology!
Delivers quality work products and has pride in what they do.
Skills Required
Must have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience of similar or related work and preferably be professionally qualified (e.g. RICS) in addition to a bachelor’s degree.
Experience with large-scale Data Centers, Commercial Real Estate, High-Tech, and/or Healthcare (etc.) construction projects.
Skilled in the use of industry accepted applications for cost, planning and progress measurement, along with the standard Microsoft applications; Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Advanced skills with spreadsheets, report writing and presentations.
High proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite of applications.
Experience with cloud based software.
Skilled in the use of industry accepted applications for cost, planning and progress measurement.
Self-Motivated and proactive.
Demonstrates a high level of self-organization, coordination and planning.
Good organization skills, ability to multi-task, be a team player and integrate easily with others.
Must have strong and professional English oral and written communication skills.
Full passport with no geographical limitation.