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Head of Cost Planning, US

  • Location:

    Manhattan, New York

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Benefits, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102021-75008_1635349784

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Head of Cost Planning, US

New York, San Francisco, or Chicago with travel

Our client:

As a fully integrated developer our client has delivered major ground up projects throughout the US and continues to see a significant increase in the scale, scope, and complexity of projects it will Develop, Finance and Build between now and 2026+. With an established team of Cost Planners already in place in regional offices throughout the US they are now seeking a visionary Head of Cost Planning to drive strategic programs that further enhance their internal capability and to elevate them as the de facto choice for Development, Investment and Construction throughout North America.

Who should apply:

Albeit your role is to identify and drive strategic change within the business, we're looking for people who have a track record of:

  • Embracing new technologies that improve process, deliver true ROI to major projects, and push the envelope of project design, visualization, and cost management.
  • Engaging key relationships across Development, Construction and Investment and ensuring Cost Planning helps each pillar collaborate and achieve company strategic goals.
  • Building market-leading teams that are continuously looking for areas of improvement and championing an environment that fosters the very best talent in the Cost Planning landscape.
  • Reviewing historic projects to ensure relevant benchmarking is developed to speed investment decisions in various asset classes, locations, and project types.
  • Pushing the boundaries…..but doing so in useful, productive ways.

The details

We welcome applications from candidates who will be based from a New York, San Francisco, or Chicago office location. There will be significant travel (COVID allowing), a first-rate compensation package and the opportunity to help impact the long-term strategy of a business.

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