Sound financial management is a critical component in the delivery of any successful capital works project.
Beca Cost Management has provided specialist services to the industrial, infrastructure and building market for over 40 years and in that time has established a reputation within the industry for assisting with the delivery of quality projects for a wide range of private companies, public companies, local authority and central government organisations, within budget and to programme.
Beca’s Cost Management team delivers a high standard of cost leadership based on our extensive knowledge and understanding of cost management principles and a proven track record for cost certainty. Beca offer full project services in cost management, from feasibility and concept design through to completion of construction. Beca has a substantial team of professional quantity surveyors and cost managers located throughout New Zealand and Australia, who provide services across a wide range of market sectors in Australasia, South East Asia and the Pacific.
Beca’s Cost Management team delivers successful financial outcomes to projects through a detailed understanding of our clients’ project objectives, drivers and constraints. Our first focus on any project is to cement protocols on communication of budgets and costs, information sharing amongst team members and client reporting requirements and formats. Our aim is to support the client and project manager, as well as designers and specialist advisors, so that all members of the project team deliver a project that meets or exceeds expectations. We strive to maintain a value approach to project delivery and to drive successful outcomes with our Clients.
Being an integral part of a successful and respected multi-disciplinary engineering practice enables our team to draw upon expertise within the fields of design, engineering, construction and management throughout the project's life cycle, from inception to completion. We strive to provide tangible benefits when looking at design options and business case solutions for a project's development.
Using a range of estimating and cost reporting systems, we can provide detailed financial information at all stages of the project. We use in-house systems as well as web based, commercial packages that allow remote, real-time reporting to clients and stakeholders.
Our services include:
- indicative cost feasibility studies
- cost planning, modelling and cost option appraisal studies
- insurance cost estimates and cost information to substantial insurance claims
- engineering services cost management
- preparing Schedules and Bills of Quantities
- strategic procurement advice
- preparation of financial tender documents
- contract preparation and administration
- cost management/ financial administration & reporting from feasibility through to project close
- financial & final account statements & audits
- monitoring role associated with Direct Funding
- ‘Expert Witness’ & claims analysis support
- parallel estimates
- TOC validation
- value management
- whole life costing
- risk management.