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Cost Control Manager

Location: Dublin Area
Entered: 17 Aug 2022
Duration: Permanent
The Manager of Construction Cost Control is a strategically significant role dedicated to leading, mentoring, and coaching our team of skilled Cost Engineers supporting data center construction across multiple regions. As part of a team of construction specialists, you will be responsible for leading cost initiatives for Amazon Web Services Data Center Construction. You will lead and inspire a diverse team of individuals providing commercial management support while ensuring compliance and fiscal responsibility. You will use data driven metrics to seek ways to improve processes and cycle times to support the delivery of data center capacity to support Amazon’s growth in the Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asian Pacific markets.
Are you an experienced Construction Cost Manager looking for a fast paced and cutting-edge environment to work in? The AWS Construction Estimating and Cost Control team is seeking a passionate and motivated manager with experience in developing and managing commercial cost management programs while mentoring and leading a team of Cost Engineers. The ideal candidate is innovative, analytical and knowledgeable in the core systems integral to data center construction, their associated costs and has a pulse on the construction market. You should have a bias toward automation and experience creating and maintaining benchmarks and metrics to support efficient and effective cost controls. You pay attention to detail and solve problems at their root. You have experience working with remote teams and ability to communicate effectively with both construction and non-construction professionals.

At Amazon, we are diverse, driven, and creative team of engineers and leaders working daily to develop and construct data centers that are changing the face of data facilities for our Customers.

Success as a Manager of Construction Cost Engineers is measured by:

  • Hire and develop Cost Engineers. Coach, mentor and lead an international team

  • Strategic and tactical management of cost control support across regions

  • Develop and enhance tools and templates for bid analysis and cost management

  • Develop and manage metrics to quantify performance of team

  • Develop and manage metrics to quantify performance of 3rd party Quantity Surveyor vendors

  • Working seamlessly with multi-disciplinary teams, both internal and external on a global scale

  • Communicating cost control goals to all stakeholders effectively

  • Implementing, maintaining and executing all cost control, change management, progress and performance reporting

  • Ability to lead, motivate and train direct reports

  • Ability to perform complex business case analysis and present recommendations to both construction and non-construction professionals.

  • Travel may be required, including international travel. 50-75%
Please send your CV to and mark for attention of Sinead Barry


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