Principal Cost Controller

Job Title: Principal Cost Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, England
Salary: Competitive salary, excellent packages
Start Date: 2019-05-27
Reference: 32796
Contact Name: Dawn Aindow
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2019 11:12

Job Description

Our Clients' Project Controls team based in their West London Office, require an experienced Principal Cost controller to join the team on a busy EPC contract. We need an individual who has a proven track record within Project Controls, delivering both client cost reporting and estimates. The preferred individual should ideally have experience operating in a service company environment within the oil and gas industry.

  • Provide comprehensive analysis and reporting on Estimating, Cost Management and Change Control
  • Prepare of all categories of estimates – OOM to Level 4 - consistent with scope definition and in accordance with estimating procedures and the Company Risk Management system
  • Prioritise workload, maintain supporting registers and ensuring correlation between Estimates , Cost Reporting and client POs
  • Interface with Project Manager & delivery team to develop forecasts and feedback to Contract Administrator
  • Analyse data and interface with project delivery team in relation to potential cost over/under-runs, and assist with mitigation measures
  • Co-ordinate & maintain a robust change management process within the project and recommend actions accordingly
  • Monitor and report costs against project Target Cost Estimates.
  • Challenge anomalies with time-writing and progress at project progress review meetings.
  • Review and challenge Procurement and Subcontract forecasts and any expenditure not aligned with forecast
  • Responsible for timely delivery of regular VOWD, cost reports, forecasts phased over time reports, cost curves & change request registers

  • Highly experienced in Microsoft Office
  • Highly numerate
  • Proven Commercial acumen
  • Experienced in project controls, specifically the areas of cost control and estimating
  • Ability to work under own initiative and prioritise workload accordingly
  • Good team worker