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/QUANTITY SURVEYOR - PROJECT LEVEL LEAD

US$130000.00 - US$160000.00 per annum + 401(K), Vision, Dental, Health    San Francisco, California

Location: San Francisco Bay Area, California Position: Senior Cost Manager/Cost Consultant/ Quantity Surveyor Salary: Up to $160,000 + 28 days holiday + project bonuses and business development bonus + 401(K) + Health + Dental + Vision Capstone have Partnered with a new age, innovative and thriving consultancy who is seeking a degree qualified, dynamic, and proactive Senior Quantity Surveyor / Senior Cost Manager to join their expanding West Coast team and lead on their project level portfolio across accounts. The successful candidate will form part of their clients project teams and will be responsible for the delivery of the Clients corporate real estate developments and management of all third party contractors and consultants. This is the unique opportunity to be the lead of a project level service offering, work across accounts and lead on major client's portfolio at a project level and be a part of the continued success and growth of an office. This is an opportunity to be a part of something different, working alongside the founding partners and West Coast Lead in an exciting consultancy start-up. The Role: As a Senior Cost Manager, you will be working in the San Francisco office, supporting the wider business and West Coast Lead/Director in the delivery of projects across sectors, working directly with some of the worlds leading clients. 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: 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 deliverables. About you: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Civil/Architectural Engineering, Construction Economics or equivalent practical experience. 5-7 years' experience in Construction Cost Management Proficient in Google Suites and Microsoft Office Suites Eager to be part of a pro-active, innovative, and collaborative work environment Self-motivated problem solver Ability to adapt to changing requirements and situations Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Ability to communicate effectively and client facing Corporate Real Estate experience preferred. 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 - AUSTIN/DALLAS, TEXAS

US$125000.00 - US$140000.00 per annum    Texas, USA

Job title: Senior Cost Manager/ Quantity Surveyor Location: Austin/Dallas, Texas, USA Salary: Up to $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 deliverables. 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 - MIAMI, FLORIDA

US$120000.00 - US$140000.00 per annum + 401(K), Vision, Dental, Health    Miami, Florida

Job title: SENIOR COST MANAGER/QUANTITY SURVEYOR - MIAMI MAJOR PROJECTS Location: Miami, Florida Salary: Up to $140,000 base salary + 20 days holiday + Extensive Company Benefits Package + bonus Capstone are working in partnership with one of the industries leaders in a world-renowned independent construction and property consultancy to acquire a driven, Senior Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor based in the United States to become an integral part of the Miami office. 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 organisation is currently thriving and is working on several schemes across Florida and the surrounding states and because of their current success and future pipeline are looking for an experienced Senior Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor to assist in the delivery of these schemes and become a key part of this organisations long term success. 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. Team Environment Joining an exciting, vibrant, and dynamic team within an established multi-national company. A team that counts itself as close knit - a family. A team that is notable for its close relationships, bond, and attitude to be there for each other. A team that works hard but also likes to have fun and to play hard. 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 Skills and Experience: Degree qualified - preferably within a construction related discipline MRICS qualified - desireable Pre and post contract experience in the United States Experience on large multi-million construction projects across sectors Able to work on own initiative to deliver work of exceptional quality and accuracy A strategic thinker with broad problem solving skills Experience working in a client focused environment with a personal commitment to the delivery of excellent client service Positive attitude with a willingness to get involved Strong personality who has self-confidence commensurate with ability and skills. Likeable and engaging personality with universal appeal Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Highly presentable to senior clients. Articulate. 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. If you are a Senior Cost Manager, currently based in the United States and are looking to be a part of the future success of an office and organisation, while leading on a large mark $400M scheme, please get in touch with Matthew Wade. Email: m.wade@capstone-recruitment.com 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

ASSOCIATE COST MANAGER/QUANTITY SURVEYOR - ACCOUNT LEAD

US$130000.00 - US$170000.00 per annum + 401(K), Vision, Dental, Health    San Francisco, California

Location: San Francisco Bay Area, California Position: Associate Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor/Cost Consultant Salary: Up to $170,000 + 28 days holiday + project bonuses and business development bonus + 401(K) + Health + Dental + Vision Capstone have Partnered with a new age, innovative and thriving consultancy who is seeking a degree qualified, dynamic, and proactive Associate Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor/Cost Consultant to join their expanding West Coast team and lead on their project level portfolio and act as account lead on a major client account. The successful candidate will form part of their clients project teams and will be responsible for the delivery of the Clients corporate real estate developments and management of all third party contractors and consultants. This is the unique opportunity to be the lead of a project level service offering, work across accounts and lead on major client's portfolio at a project level and be a part of the continued success and growth of an office. This is an opportunity to be a part of something different, working alongside the founding partners and West Coast Lead in an exciting consultancy start-up. The Role: As an Associate Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor you will be working in the San Francisco office, supporting the wider business and West Coast Lead/Director in the delivery of projects across sectors, leading a major technology client account across the West Coast. The nature of the work is centred around quality, so attention to detail and quality above all else will be at the core of your success. 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 deliverables. About you: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Civil/Architectural Engineering, Construction Economics or equivalent practical experience. 7-10 years' experience in Construction Cost Management Proficient in Google Suites and Microsoft Office Suites Eager to be part of a pro-active, innovative, and collaborative work environment Self-motivated problem solver Ability to adapt to changing requirements and situations Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Ability to communicate effectively and client facing Corporate Real Estate experience preferred. 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

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