Matthew Wade

United States Lead - Project and Cost Management

Matthew joined Capstone in 2019 after completing a BSc. (Honours) Degree in Quantity Surveying at The University of Cape Town. Following graduation, Matthew joined Capstone, initially specialising in the UK Cost Management market before promotions enabled him to establish Capstone's US business. 

Matthew now leads on Cost and Project Management recruitment across the US as well as Engineering, Real Estate Advisory and Operational roles within our client organisations. 

As a team we work with a variety of clients from boutique consultancies to leading international real estate firms, developers and funds, placing in country talent as well as relocations in to the US from other countries.
 

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SENIOR COST MANAGER - AUSTIN/DALLAS, TEXAS

US$125000.00 - US$140000.00 per annum + bonus + health + 401(K)    Dallas, Texas

Job title: Senior Cost Manager/ Quantity Surveyor Location: Austin/Dallas, Texas, USA Salary: $125K - $140K + 20 Days PTO + 401(K) + Health + Vision + Dental Capstone are working in partnership with one of the worlds renowned independent construction and property consultancies to acquire a Senior Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor to become an integral part of their newly established Texas team and be based in their Austin or Dallas office. Our client is well known in the industry for their technical excellence, prolific schemes, highly trained individuals and project and service delivery, this organisation ensures they remain leaders in the field, continually investing in the development of their people through lifelong learning and structured training. The business currently has offices in New York, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as two newly established offices in Texas. The organisation is currently thriving across the USA and is working on several prolific schemes, large-scale and flagship schemes across various real estate sectors and because of their current success and future pipeline are looking for an experienced Cost Manager/ Quantity Surveyor to assist in the delivery of various schemes; becoming an integral part of this organisations long term success and growth of the office. The Role: As a Senior Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor, you will be working across Texas and surrounding states and based in either Austin or Dallas, focusing at a project level on some major schemes with various clients as well as supporting the wider business and Directors in the delivery of projects. This presents the unique opportunity to be a part of an established, expanding organisation while working in a new, small and heavy hitting team. The organisation has a mantra of building and maintaining relationships and thus your role will involve extensive client interaction and thus your interpersonal skills and presentation are key. You will be working with extremely experienced and knowledgeable individuals on some of the USA's greatest schemes and thus this opportunity is second to none. This organisation does not sectorise their work and thus you will not only work with the best clients but will gain exposure to schemes across sectors. Roles / Responsibilities Prepare budget estimates and present to leadership to establish project budgets. Establish project funding strategies and prepare fund requests for leadership. Manage estimating teams and facilitate GC estimate reconciliation VE efforts. Responsible for project financial reporting. Provide variance notes on monthly work in place and project forecasts. Monitor and update budget and facilitate budget approvals. Manage third party consultant engagement including fee proposal assessment, negotiation, contract & PO management and invoice reviews. Advise and manage general contractor and design consultant procurement. Prepare RFPs for general contractor and design consultant scope. Review and level bids, pricing schedules, subcontractor buy-out and qualifications. Post contract cost control including payment application review, change order management and negotiation and contract administration. Maintain cost benchmarking and input into standardized templates. Prepare financial project close out reports and lessons learned report. Implementation of cost management best practises tailored to the clients needs. Attend project meetings and establish cost meetings as required to support deliverable. About you: You will be an energetic, motivated Cost Manager/ Quantity Surveyor who is ambitious, open to exciting and new opportunities, while having a proven track record as an exceptional Cost Manager with the technical ability to continuously produce a quality service. Individuals must currently be in country in the USA and applicants must fulfil the criteria of the E-Treaty Visa which is required for this position or be a US citizen. 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 - MAJOR TECH- SEATTLE

US$125000 - US$150000 per annum + bonus + health + 401(K)    Seattle, Washington

Location: Seattle, United States Position: Senior Cost Manager/Cost Consultant/ Quantity Surveyor Salary: $120,000 - $150,000 + 28 days holiday + project bonuses and business development bonus. Capstone are instructed by a new age, unique construction consultancy to find an experienced Senior Cost Manager/Cost Consultant/Quantity Surveyor to join and establish their Seattle office. The founders of this organisation saw an opportunity to things differently and are leading the charge with innovative solutions to Cost Management in the USA. This firm pride itself on its culture and this can be likened to that of some of the world's leading high-tech clients. The organisation prides itself on its ability to form long-lasting client relationships and through their industry experience and technical excellence provider a quality service from the outset of their projects. The firm's success is not only driven by their technical ability, but through their unique involvement from the Partners throughout the organisation's life cycle. This is an opportunity to be a part of something different, working alongside the founding partners in an exciting consultancy start-up. This opportunity involves working for multiple clients. The Role: As a Senior Cost Manager, you will be working in the Seattle office, supporting the wider business and West Coast Lead/Director in the delivery of projects across sectors, working directly for a major technology client. This presents the unique opportunity to be a part of an innovative, expanding organisation and assist in the growth of a newly established office. The nature of the works is centred around quality, so attention to detail and quality above all else will be at the core of your success. Roles / Responsibilities: Client-facing role Estimating Value Engineering RFP preparation & levelling Change Order review & negotiation Cost Reporting Cashflow forecasting Invoice review & assessment Contractor & sub-contractor buy-out review and recommendation Close Out documentation About you: You will be an energetic, motivated Cost Manager/ Quantity Surveyor who is ambitious, open to exciting and new opportunities, while having a proven track record as an exceptional Cost Manager with the technical ability to continuously produce a quality service. The successful candidate will ideally have extensive knowledge of the commercial, offices and retail sectors, preferably gained in a construction consultancy environment. Individuals must currently be in country in the USA and applicants must fulfil the criteria of the E-Treaty Visa which is required for this position or be a US citizen. 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 PROJECT MANAGER - DALLAS, TEXAS

US$120000.00 - US$130000.00 per annum + bonus + health + 401(K)    Dallas, Texas

Job title: Senior Project Manager Location: Dallas, Texas Salary: $115,000 - $130,000 + Package & Bonus Capstone are working in partnership with one of the worlds renowned independent construction and property consultancies to acquire a Senior Project Manager to become an integral part of their newly established team in Dallas, Texas. The workload will include a variety of ground up development (residential, hospitality and commercial), commercial interiors and data centre projects across the mid-west. Our client is well known in the industry for their technical excellence, prolific schemes, highly trained individuals and project and service delivery, this organisation ensures they remain leaders in the field, continually investing in the development of their people through lifelong learning and structured training. The business currently has offices in New York, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as two newly established offices in Texas. The organisation is currently thriving across the UK and USA and is working on several prolific schemes across California and because of their current success and future pipeline are looking for an experienced Project Manager to continue driving forward the growth of the office. This is a unique opportunity to join a relatively new team and be one of the first Project Managers in the office, whilst benefitting from the backing of internationally established business. The organisations structured training, strong financial backing and flexibility due to their independence means that this success will continue to grow from strength to strength. Roles / Responsibilities Advise clients on project delivery and outcomes from concept through to completion Act as the Owner's representative with project oversight across various stages of developments. Appoint and manage contractors and wider project teams Prepare regular internal and external reports pertaining to job status Negotiate with vendors, suppliers, subcontractors, analyse, manage, and mitigate risks Build strong relationships with team members, vendors, and customers. About you: You will be an energetic, motivated Project Management professional who is ambitious, while having a proven track record as an exceptional Project Manager. You will have at least 10 years' experience as a Project Manager working for either a Owner's Representative firm, consultancy or general contractor working on real estate construction projects. The successful candidate will ideally have extensive knowledge of commercial T.I and ground up construction projects. Individuals must currently be in country in the USA and applicants must fulfil the criteria of the E-Treaty Visa which is required for this position or be a US citizen. 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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