Project / Cost Controllers

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    Cumbria, England

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    Up to £40.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

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We are looking for two Project Cost Controllers based on the Sellafield Site in Cumbria

The successful Candidates will be responsible for controlling programme and project costs, and work activities will include:

Planning, developing, controlling, and forecasting the projects budget

Minimising deviation from the budget and ensuring that the project is completed within the approved budget

Monitoring project cost information during the project execution phases

Analysing cost data

Providing input and support to Risk analysis exercises

Assisting forecasting financial outturns, and

Providing reporting to key stakeholders as required by the project


Ensure the accuracy of data communicated and reported to all stakeholders

The highlighting of any current and potential issues to the Project Managers and Project Controls representatives

Maintain compliance with approved delivery processes, procedures and Project Execution Plans


Provide and manage the cost framework, systems and resources to deliver an effective cost control and reporting service to Project Managers and Sponsors

Compilation of cost estimates from first principles, ensuring that the estimate is underpinned by norms, quotes and any other information forming the basis of estimate

To assist with quantifying the financial risks associated with project workstreams, including but not limited to three point estimating and supporting quantitative risk analysis exercises where necessary

Advising on the cost impact of schedule change and variations, liaising with the Commercial Function as required

Comprehensive reporting of project financial performance through the provision of financial reports based on data analysis, variance analysis against baselines and cost control data

Provision of financial forecasting data, including earned value analysis, identifying critical areas and trends and recommend recovery options

Maintain an estimate of the outturn value of the project and prepare the EAC for review and approval

Identification of cost trends outside of the forecast and providing support in the identification of the root cause of such trends

Active project cost control, opening and closing cost codes in response to change and variations

Implementing best practices as defined by the Delivery PMO and or agreed project governance arrangements