Pre- Construction Feasibility Cost Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development

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  • Salary:

    £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Matt Cary

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Feasibility Cost Manager (Data Centres)

Location: London (with travel as required)

Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + 20% Bonus + Benefits

Capstone have partnered with a leading Hyperscale Data Centre Developer, who are looking for an exceptional Feasibility Pre-Construction Cost Manager.

About the role

The Cost Manager will work with the Commercial, Design and Delivery functions to support on the initial stage estimating at the point of project identification and throughout the feasibility stages. They will work with the pre-construction feasibility and investment teams to support the delivery of accurate early-stage estimates for data center projects across the globe.

About the person

Ideally, the candidate should have general experience of cost planning and estimating ideally from initial stages to final accounts, an understanding of shell construction and technical fit-out. A knowledge of data center functional cost parameters, benchmark principles, and international experience would be beneficial, but not a prerequisite.

Ideally you should have significant experience of shell construction projects and a knowledge of MEP services would be beneficial.


  • Engagement with external Cost Management Consultants and internal Quantity Surveyors to collate and present bench marking data in a clear and concise manner.
  • Working closely with third parties to enhance internal data - obtain and maintain region-specific bench marking.
  • Interrogate third-party bench marking outputs to ensure it is accurate and useful to inform feasibility cost estimating.
  • Maintain global and region-specific market intelligence via third party cost consultancies and utilising internal data.
  • Supporting the drive to build more cost effectively; capturing and driving value for money design approaches on new projects and presenting how this can deliver cost efficiency's on future projects.
  • Supporting the procurement process, including managing the pre-qualification stage, producing the tender list, Invitation to Tender documents, Tender Pack preparation and issue, tender analysis, selection, producing the tender report and compiling contractual.
  • Assisting in the development of cash flow forecasts in conjunction with the finance team.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience with high-tech projects shell+ construction projects (essential).
  • A track record and experience of working on early stage feasibility cost plans.
  • A track record of presenting to Clients or Senior Stakeholders via clear, concise reporting techniques.
  • Degree qualified in one of the following fields: construction, cost management or quantity surveying (desirable).
  • Exposure and experience with civils, utilities, CSA and MEP cost management (desirable).

If you are interested in the opportunity and fit the above criteria, please contact Matt Cary on 020 3757 5000 or email

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