Senior Cost Engineer

5 September 2017
England, London
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Senior Cost Engineer
London / Surrey
£400-500 per day

The company
You’ll be working with one of the Global Engineering Consultancies who are delivering a major Technology Transition Programme with a rollout to over 300 clients nationwide.
The Senior Cost Engineer will be responsible for the consistent implementation and execution of the Cost Control process on a large and complex project. Key responsibilities will include;

  • Providing Cost forecasts, cost reporting and appropriate controls.
  • Costs monitoring and reporting in relevant systems with early warning of any cost pressures, or issues that might lead to shifts in milestone dates
  • Preparation of cost estimates,
  • Working with the Project Accountant to deliver monthly invoicing & annual and quarterly financial reports
  • Providing cost analysis and reporting on variances, changes, monthly charges, target and completion costs

Essential requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience working on cost control on major complex projects
  • In depth knowledge of industry standard project cost control methods and tools
  • Strong communications (verbal and written) and effective interpersonal skills, with a consultative and supportive manner and the confidence to deal with people at all levels
  • Good client facing skills with the confidence to deal with people at all levels
  • Proactive, able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a wider team
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles
  • Knowledgeable in estimating and cost modelling techniques
  • Ideally ACostE accredited
  • Good understanding of change management processes.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent project/industry experience
  • The ability to obtain security clearance equivalent to SC level, including having been a UK resident for the past 3 years

Desirable requirements
Experience of working on IT / Technology programmes
Good understanding of PM Methodologies – Prince 2, PMI, APM

Technology Resourcing is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

  • Location: England, London
  • Type: ,
  • Salary: £0.4k - £0.5k
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