Cost Engineer

Posted 12 June 2024
Salary £59.03 - 59.03 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Utilities
Contact NameTheo King

Job description

A UK leading defence company is looking to bring on an experienced cost engineer to work along side some of the most cutting edge project in the capacity as a cost engineer.

  • Job role - Cost Engineer
  • Location - Reading
  • Contract Length - 12 Months
  • Pay Rates - £59.03 per hour (Inside IR35)

This role would be perfect for a cost engineer who has a vast background in the defence/nuclear project sector and is comfortable in heavily regulated sectors.

Key Deliverables:

  • Implement appropriate procedures, processes and systems to ensure the quality and consistency of data.
  • Task manage capacity and deployment of Business Management team members in support of Group Leaders.
  • Prepare, monitor and control of forecasts and budgets for specified projects, including change control.
  • Interrogate systems and performance to ascertain actual expenditure and project accruals as needed.
  • Preparation of cost reports, including trend analysis and early warnings where necessary.
  • Perform and support other Cost Engineer requirements as requested.
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.

Key Skills:

  • Experience in Project Costing and not pure finance
  • Relevant qualifications in cost engineering
  • Project Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) experience
  • Experience providing trended data to the Project Manage
  • Tracking manpower productivity and analysing time booked to projects including resource usage vs. planned, resource constraints.

Please note this role requires security clearances.

If you are keen and qualified, please call me on 02393 876037 or email