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Cost Planner, Retail.

Frasers Property

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 02/01/2018

Job Category:

Construction, Architecture & Interiors / Planning / Scheduling

Job description:
Job no: 492545
Work type: Full time
Location: Victoria
Categories: Retail

Frasers Property Australia is one of Australia's leading diversified property groups with over 650 staff and operations in five states of Australia, and in New Zealand. Parent company Frasers Centrepoint Limited is a diversified real estate company listed on the SGX-ST with total assets of more than S$23 billion and a portfolio spanning over 70 cities around the world.

The Retail line of business are currently seeking an experienced Cost Planner to join the team based in our St Kilda Road Office. Reporting to the National Design Manager, the Cost Planner will be responsible for working on both retail and mixed-use developments, focussing on developing and refining cost plans from feasibility stages and driving optimal cost and design outcomes on our projects.

As the successful applicant, this role will see your responsibilities include:

• Provide high level cost advice during the acquisition phase(s)
• Develop cost plans during the master planning stage
• Provide cost support and information and benchmarking to support the development team
• Maintain and benchmark current cost information on market trends, rates and delivery issues
• Review design documentation and provide input on cost and buildability implications
• Assist in the preparation and assessment of design and construct tenders
• Identify process or system improvements and innovate new methods of work

As the ideal applicant you will possess:

• A relevant tertiary qualification in Quantity Surveying or similar
• Significant demonstrated experience in cost planning for Retail or Commercial projects and an understanding of mixed-use projects
• Understanding of building services, general design, and Authority requirements
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite
• Previous experience with Costx will be considered highly advantageous

About working for Frasers Property Australia:

At Frasers Property Australia, the difference is real. Understanding the human side of property is our greatest asset and inspires our workplaces. We maintain an environment of equality where all staff members are supported in their efforts to achieve their full potential. We implement policies and work practices that encourage flexible work options to assist all staff to balance their work, life and family responsibilities, including our paid parental leave scheme and flexible work options.

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