Matt Cary

Founder and Director UK

 Matt  Cary  is  a  Founder  and  Director  of  Capstone.  He  leads  the  Cost  and  Commercial  Management  teams  delivering  assignments  for  Construction,  Consultant  and  Developers  in  London,  regionally  and  internationally. Matt  graduated  in  business  from  Bournemouth  University  and  experienced  early  success  in  his  recruitment  career  at  an  executive  search  firm  in  Mayfair.  Three  years  on  Matt  joined  a  global  real  estate  business,  where  he  met  his  current  business  partners,  as  well  as  the  non-executive  directors  of  Capstone,  Dominic  Judd  and  Mark  Farris.

With  12  years’  experience  as  a  recruiter,  Matt  is  a  frontrunner  on  the  sales  floor  and  is  passionate  about  developing  consultants  into  high  performers.  He  enjoys  the  delivery  aspect  of  the  role  as  much  as  strategically  advising  companies  on  their  expansion  plans.  Matt  loves  the  travel  his  role  allows;  from  meeting  candidates  and  clients  in  EMEA  and  America  to  visiting  Capstone’s  Sydney  office.  He  also  enjoys  celebrating  the  success  of  Capstone’s  top  performers  with  trips  to  places  like  South  Africa  and  Miami  and  attending  industry  events  such  as  MIPIM  in  Cannes  and  BCO.      

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Senior Cost Manager - Las Vegas

US$125000.00 - US$140000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits    Las Vegas, Nevada

About the company Capstone are recruiting on behalf of a multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy, for a Senior Cost Manager to join their team in Las Vegas. This employee-owned business has over 5,000 employees globally, operating across project & programme management, building surveying, cost management & quantity surveying. The company is run with a family ethos embedded within the culture; flexibility and work-life balance are important values maintained. About the role Our employer is currently recruiting a Senior Cost Manager to join a client-focused team. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-calibre individual to join and strengthen the office. The Senior Cost Manager is responsible for oversight of cost estimation and adhering to the company's quality standards and the client's satisfaction. Employees in this position will interface with clients, consultants and designers to achieve the project's goals and ensure that all project activities are consistent with Company policy. Responsibilities: Review construction plans and specifications during preconstruction to complete quantity take-offs and prepare estimates for all architectural, structural and civil scopes from schematic through final design for new construction and renovation projects. Prepare value engineering, cost option and cost strategy estimates. Prepare independent post contract estimates, including reporting differences in scope, quantities and pricing from contractor's estimate. Work as integral part of the Estimating Team to perform plan and specification analysis, take off and pricing of various types of construction projects Compiles and analyzes data on all factors that influence costs, such as material, labor, equipment, and profit margins Evaluates cost estimating deliverables prepared by architects and engineers, for cost containment Acquires and evaluates historical and vendor cost data for the development of cost estimates and price recommendations Participate in design charrettes and design workshops, including presenting estimates to the client and AE team Participate in Value Engineering studies, reconciliations and negotiations with contractors The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results. Minimum Education (or substitute experience) required: 4-year college degree in Construction Management, Structural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Cost Estimating or equivalent recognized technical qualification. Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

Senior Cost Manager - San Francisco

US$110000 - US$140000 per annum    San Francisco, California

Capstone are recruiting on behalf of a multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy, for a Project and a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team in San Francisco. This independent Partnership has over 100 Cost and Project Management employees in the US and have been established in North America for circa 25 years. The company is run with a family ethos embedded within the culture; flexibility and work-life balance are important values maintained. Holiday allowance begins at 20 days as a standard across the business. The role: You will be joining a team in its infancy and the opportunity is to help grow a Cost Management offering alongside the Project Managers. As a Project or Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be managing your own work load as well as taking lead or supporting on projects where necessary. Your projects can vary from tech companies, financial institutions, law firms and hotels. There is scope for management responsibility as well as opportunity to progress into an Associate role. This employer wants their employees to own their projects and take ownership and this is where you will develop your client relations and progression within the business. About you: Degree qualified, MRICS or working towards chartership Demonstrable experience and technical ability as a Quantity Surveyor Strong written and oral communication skills Client-facing, articulate and ambitious - interested in developing to the next level Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

Senior Cost Manager - Las Vegas

US$125000.00 - US$140000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits    London, England

About the company Capstone are recruiting on behalf of a multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy, for a Senior Cost Manager to join their team in Las Vegas. This employee-owned business has over 5,000 employees globally, operating across project & programme management, building surveying, cost management & quantity surveying. The company is run with a family ethos embedded within the culture; flexibility and work-life balance are important values maintained. About the role Our employer is currently recruiting a Senior Cost Manager to join a client-focused team. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-calibre individual to join and strengthen the office. The Senior Cost Manager is responsible for oversight of cost estimation and adhering to the company's quality standards and the client's satisfaction. Employees in this position will interface with clients, consultants and designers to achieve the project's goals and ensure that all project activities are consistent with Company policy. Responsibilities: Review construction plans and specifications during preconstruction to complete quantity take-offs and prepare estimates for all architectural, structural and civil scopes from schematic through final design for new construction and renovation projects. Prepare value engineering, cost option and cost strategy estimates. Prepare independent post contract estimates, including reporting differences in scope, quantities and pricing from contractor's estimate. Work as integral part of the Estimating Team to perform plan and specification analysis, take off and pricing of various types of construction projects Compiles and analyzes data on all factors that influence costs, such as material, labor, equipment, and profit margins Evaluates cost estimating deliverables prepared by architects and engineers, for cost containment Acquires and evaluates historical and vendor cost data for the development of cost estimates and price recommendations Participate in design charrettes and design workshops, including presenting estimates to the client and AE team Participate in Value Engineering studies, reconciliations and negotiations with contractors The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results. Minimum Education (or substitute experience) required: 4-year college degree in Construction Management, Structural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Cost Estimating or equivalent recognized technical qualification. Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

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