Mace offers a wide range of consultancy services, and are employed by their clients for their expertise, including cost management. Our cost consultancy service provides independent, impartial, specialist advice on the full scope of construction costs throughout the life cycle of projects.
Mace adopts a modern approach to cost consultancy and is consistently ranked in the top 10 UK QS firms. We engage with design teams and procure projects to achieve best possible value from construction costs, market testing a minimum of 70% of the cost plan value for real time costing on our projects.
Quantity surveyors working in a consultancy capacity are often referred to as private quantity surveyors (PQS) whose role can be defined under a multiple job titles such as cost consultant or cost manager.
Cost consultancy graduates and placement students work closely with the main contractor and client providing authoritative commercial and risk advice. Responsibilities include producing cost plans, value engineering, negotiating cost variations and producing final accounts.