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Cost Control Engineer

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Theobald

  • Contact email:

    Vanessa.Theobald@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    161174VTD_1556292873

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-24

  • Client:

    Morson Technical Services

My defence client is passionate about making the difference. That means
delivering better outcomes for their clients, helping their people to realise their potential, and doing their part to create a prosperous society.
They employ over 5000 people in over 100 offices across the globe, offering independent advice, safeguarding the commercial interests of clients embarking on investment programmes across real estate, infrastructure and natural resources.
Within their southwest region their infrastructure team have strong positions in Highways,Utilities, Rail and Defence. Our people have the opportunity to move between sectors, building their experience across a broad range of major projects and programmes.
They are seeking people to join their organisation who have a positive outlook, are seeking development opportunities and have a strong foundation of technical understanding in their core area of activity.

Objectives of Job
Implement, administer and maintain cost control system and procedures to track project budgets, commitments, expenditures and forecasts for projects of medium complexity and value.
Assist in the preparation and review of cost estimates.
Provide cost information to support decision and alternative selection
Evaluate contractor invoices prior to submission for pre approval
Utilize information from Cost Capture System and input to cost report and validation of spending.
Evaluate and analyse fee proposals / bids and provide recommendation for decision making.
Provide forecasts and cash flow analysis
Maintain and manage the cost report and provide regular updates on financial position
Assist in the development, validation and maintenance of the project schedule
Assist in developing reporting tracking tools and generates cost reports on regular basis including evaluation of earned value
Support the coordination of the Change Management process for the project
Build intricate spreadsheets to enable fast and accurate data manipulation of large datasets
Extract data from several sources, transforming it to fit operational needs
Reconcile data to support complete accuracy and creates a clean audit trail

Skills Required
Computer literacy in Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, Outlook and
PowerPoint.