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  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Hinkley Point Project

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Theobald

  • Contact email:

    Vanessa.Theobald@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    182139VTD_1606129477

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-21

  • Client:

    ClientDrop

Our client are a leading engineering consultancies, offering professional consultancy services across a number of infrastructure marketplaces across the length and breadth of the UK. They have excellent client relationships and as such, can offer candidates the opportunity to work on some of the largest and most prestigious projects in the market.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Within our southwest region our infrastructure team has strong positions in Highways, Utilities, Rail and Defence and Nuclear.
Our people have the opportunity to move between sectors, building their experience across a broad range of major projects and programmes.

We are seeking people to join our organisation who have a positive outlook, are seeking development opportunities and have a strong foundation of technical understanding in their core area of activity.

Job Objectives:

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

Required Skills

Computer literacy in Microsoft applications, including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Knowledge and Proficiency with multiple discipline specific software applications such as SAP, Sage etc.
Demonstrable Project Cost Control techniques.
Able to coordinate and work with other teams and have basic multi-disciplinary knowledge.
Good research and analytical skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent communication and organization skills.
Professional working knowledge of Project Controls software and tools.