Cost Engineer

Job Title: Cost Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South East England, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-11
Reference: BH-111875
Contact Name: Daniel Crompton
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 12, 2019 15:55

Job Description

NES Global Talent is currently recruiting for a Cost Engineer to support a large organisation based in the South East of England. This is a contract opportunity, responsible for supporting, guiding and advising the Project Execution and Engineering Teams, and specifically Projects, Engineering, Construction and Commissioning.
  • Attend project kick-off/ commercial kick-off and monthly project team reviews
  • Approve all major bid tabs to review currency impacts and correct cost allocation
  • Monitor spend to ensure accurate cost reporting
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly spend analysis
  • Develop forecast trend analysis for site costs
  • Maintain detailed change management records
  • Assist project team in development of action plans to avoid cost & schedule overruns
  • Maintain reserve and contingency analysis
  • Using the L4 deliverables to accurately forecast man-hours with design
  • Work with the project team to develop detailed monthly cost forecast / status reports
  • Review forecast with the Project Manager/Engineering Leadership Team
  • Produce all monthly/quarterly reporting slides for the project financials
Essential Requirements
  • Minimum 5 years’ project cost control experience
  • Must be able to deliver accurate cost information, reporting and guidance to management
  • Previous SAP and Ecosys experience strongly preferred, especially around SAP Project Systems module.
  • Experience within an Oil & Gas, Chemical processing or related business and equivalent projects a further benefit.