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Cost Manager | Cost Management | New York City, NY

About Us 

At WeWork, we provide inspiring and flexible workplace solutions to help businesses – small, medium or large – thrive in more than 150 cities globally. The future of work is happening right now, and we are leading this moment. United by a common purpose, here we will empower tomorrow’s world at work. Join us on our journey as we give our members the freedom and support to push boundaries in their industries, and work to redefine our own. 

About The Opportunity

We are looking for a Cost Manager to conduct cost analysis, cost tracking, forecasting, budgeting and bidding for assigned projects. In this role, you will:

  • Prepare cost analysis sheets for assigned projects including collected costs from vendors and contractors 

  • Validates and negotiates change orders with contractors through commercial management approved systems and best practices

  • Ensure project data integrity on all ACR’s and ensure compliance within latest capital policy

  • Organizes and manages a centralized cost management database and a formal process to support budgeting to ensure historical data is utilized

  • For negotiated work, ensure a complete review of plans and drawings, identify items that have been omitted and ensure appropriate accounting for such items in overall estimate package that represents the full scope of the project

  • Analyze project data to provide clarity and analysis on budgeted costs versus awarded costs versus final cost and assist in the re-use of this data to better inform the budgeting process

  • Negotiate, agree, and settle final accounts and close out statement

About You

Does the below sound like you? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering or Management or equivalent work experience is required plus 3-5 years of general construction estimating experience in interiors or base building projects

  • Well-developed budgeting, communications, construction knowledge, financial analysis, purchasing, negotiation and computer skills are required

  • Impeccable and concise communication and presentation skills, verbal and written

  • Strong time management skills and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment

  • Provides improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs

Life At WeWork

Being a WeWorker is more than just a job. We believe the magic of work is sparked by the passion you bring, the places you go, the people you meet and the purpose you follow. And it starts here. Here you will brush shoulders with those who dare to dream and do. Here you will be welcomed by a diverse community that embraces and inspires you—because together we can achieve more. Here we challenge ideas, and explore new ways of getting things done. Whether you are part of our Employee Community Groups , or part of a global project, we ask you to bring your open-minded attitude and collaborative spirit. In return, you will be part of a team where your unique perspectives are celebrated. 

WeWork is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil status, pregnancy (or pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression, transgender status or gender reassignment, race, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including genetic testing and characteristics), military or veteran status, or any other grounds or characteristic that is protected under the law. 


Job type
New York, NY, United States
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration

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