Cost Engineer/Senior Cost Engineer

Cost Engineer/Senior Cost Engineer

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    Project Controls

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Car Allowance

  • Contact:

    Samantha Ballentyne

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8905

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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I am currently recruiting on behalf of my client, a leading engineering and construction company who are working on a major nuclear project near Kent. They are recruiting for an experienced Cost Engineer and Senior Cost Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.

The main purpose of this role is to be responsible for providing cost management support to the project work portfolio and will monitor, control and forecast the costs during the Project life-cycle.

  • Control, monitor and analyse report cost related aspects for designated projects within a Portfolio
  • Implement the correct and appropriate cost management tool for the project in accordance with project processes/templates
  • Assist in the development of and use of Project Control Structures
  • Ensure all variances to the cost baseline are communicated
  • Understand the basis of the estimate
  • Ensure all costs and contract transactions on a project are understood and managed appropriately. 
  • Continually monitor Project Risk and Change status to maintain current forecast
  • Update the Cost Tool to comply with Project Reporting Cycles
  • Challenge cost variances against the baseline plan with individual task leaders/contractors 
  • Regular interfacing and integration with the project Planning Engineer to maintain an aligned financial position with the project Primavera plan. 
  • MACostE is desirable
  • Vast experience across whole project and programme life-cycle (e.g. Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning)
  • Previous experience working within a Cost role 
  • Good working knowledge of financial systems
For more information on this role, please contact me to discuss further. 

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