Senior Cost Engineer - Bristol

Posted 25 March 2024
Salary £50k - 60k per hour
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Utilities
Contact NameAnn-Marie Kelley

Job description

Senior Cost Engineer - Natural Resources & New Energies
·Bristol, UK
·Department: Natural resources
Company Description
Our client is committed to creating a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture where everyone can reach their full potential. They will support, encourage, and empower you to take opportunities to gain breadth and depth experience by moving between sectors within a wide range of industries such as Defence, Power, Transport, and Utilities.
They encourage flexible working with time spent between home, client, and the office, whilst balancing the needs of the company and clients.
"Our infrastructure team is in high demand and experiencing success in delivering major project and programmes across Southwest and Wales region. We are transforming performance for a green, inclusive, and productive world. This is your opportunity to join us. Are you ready to make the difference?"
Job Description
The Senior Project Controls Engineer (SPCE) will work as part of our regional project controls team on several high-profile Natural Resources projects.

This role requires liaising with Key Stakeholders, maintaining and delivering timely and accurate cost data and reports, including ACWP, EAC, performance analysis, earned value, and associated variance analysis. The SPCE is expected to support the team by reviewing and interpreting all aspects cost impact from: performance issues, inflation, trends, forex and formal changes to the overall programme alongside producing and interpreting project control reports and provide performance analysis and recommendations for our clients.
·Produce and maintain accurate EAC (Estimate at Completion) Data and to produce associated variance analysis. i.e. to Baseline Cost / Prior Period.
·Broad understanding of Cost and relationship to Schedule.
·Understanding and effective utilisation of Cost Management and Reporting Systems.
·Co-ordinate and produce cost reports to a defined reporting cycle.
·Understand Change process and be able to assist in Change implementation, interpretation of Changes and how they affect Cost performance.
·Apply Cost data to Risk and Opportunity and provision of associated feedback.  
·Review, acceptance and integration of cost performance data by Tier 1 Contractors and suppliers.
·Earned value Analysis and effective communication to management.
·Assist in formulation of Cost Principles and Guidance regionally and nationally.
·Adhere to Project governance and Cost standards and procedures.
·Assist project team to develop status reports to keep management informed on project progress;
·Undertake and/or support the continuous improvement exercises through the performance of project reviews;
·Perform other duties as assigned.
·Previous experience working in a project controls environment on a major project or programme
·Knowledge and proficiency with software cost management applications such as Ecosys, ARES PRISM and/or other similar software tools;
·Computer literacy in Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio;
·Demonstrable knowledge in project controls and project management methodologies.
·Understanding of earned value management, progress reporting - rules of credit, forecasting, working knowledge of cost risk analysis techniques, performance reporting and analysis.
·Able to work in partnership with clients to build a win-win relationship and can articulate the benefits achieved.
·Actively seeks opportunities for efficiencies, striving to manage costs and deliver budget
·Able to contribute to the development and closure of new business opportunities;
·Able to manage, update on progress and maintain momentum in meetings;
·Ability to provide persuasive and well-reasoned responses during questioning in regards to market, industry, client feedback etc;
·Proactively provides constructive feedback to groups and colleagues;
·Takes responsibility for ensuring we provide the best possible service;
·Contributes towards a culture of service excellence;
·Demonstrates drive and commitment to their role;
·Sets clear goals and manages the performance and development of direct reports;
·Provides guidance, support and motivation;
·Designs and delivers effective added-value solutions for client;
·Is creative in establishing effective relationships with both internal team and external people.
·£50,000+ PAYE - doe
Please call Ann-Marie at Carrington West for more information on 02394314916