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Senior Cost Manager / Associate Director Cost Management

We are looking for a Senior Cost Manager/Associate Director of Cost Management to join G&T’s new Chicago office, working on several high profile projects across Chicago. The projects include both ground up development and interiors, over a variety of sectors such as mixed-use, healthcare and commercial office.

The successful candidate will aim to grow into a leadership position and thrive on challenges and client facing roles. They will be both eager to learn and confident to drive our position as an industry leader in a new and highly promising office location.

Skills and Experience

  • At least five years’ experience in cost management with estimating experience.
  • Working closely with clients, you will need to be forward-thinking, personable and able to liaise and communicate professionally with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Delivering a first class service is G&Ts aim so the ability to identify prompt and creative solutions to cost management issues whilst ensuring client satisfaction at every stage is essential.
  • Real estate experience across healthcare and office interiors is highly desirable.


  • Delivering cost plans and estimates from concept though construction documents.
  • Add value to the design process by providing real time cost input into the design team; this can include proposing alternates, value engineering advice, procurement and buildability considerations.
  • Produce benchmark studies and be analytical to advise on feasibility studies and conceptual budgeting efforts.
  • Producing cost reports to track all project costs including hard costs, professional fees, FF&E, Low Voltage and other project costs.
  • Cash flow forecasting and management of the change order control process to include review & negotiation.
  • Review and assess monthly applications for payment from general contractors and other vendors.
  • Management of procurement processes with the project manager to include vendor prequalification, bid RFP’s, bid analysis & levelling, bid summary reports and presentation to client.

Team environment

You will be joining a team led by one of G&T’s equity partners and a board member. The team of people you will be working with are from diverse backgrounds and experiences and as well as being hard working they enjoy business networking and socialising and taking in part in G&T events.

In this role you will be given the chance to work on exciting and varied developments while having the opportunity to develop your leadership skills both on projects and within the team.


G&T is an independent and international construction and property consultancy working across all sectors of the built environment. We focus on minimising risk and creating opportunities to maximise the value of our clients’ developments and property assets.

With an extensive client list in the USA, we deliver Project Leadership, Cost Certainty, Construction Success and Specialist Consultancy working across all sectors of the built environment.

Our people are some of the most respected and highly trained in the industry. We ensure that we remain leaders in our field by investing in learning and development for everyone across the firm.

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G&T is a Disability Confident Employer.

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