Senior Cost Engineer

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  • Location

    Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

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  • Salary:

    £38.00 - £41.00 per hour + Cost Engineering

  • Contact:

    Sam Mabbott B.Soc Sci

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12-24 months

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Our client, a leading provider of full life-cycle engineering services in the development, design, delivery and maintenance of Oil and Gas Infrastructure are looking to add a Senior Cost Engineer to their team on a 12-24 Month Contract, based in South Manchester.

The role holder will be the first point of contact for all Cost Engineering activities on 2 major projects for our client, being a key contributor to improving processes, procedures and tools utilised by the function.

The role will involve:

  • Providing an integrated, timely and reliable cost reporting service to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Responsible for the monthly production of contract leader reports, reporting on cost, revenue, margin, project performance and health of a project.
  • Engaging with key internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Managing and maintaining cost control and forecasting on a range of projects.
  • Management and processing of incoming supplier invoices.
  • Ensuring the basis of estimates of completion is predicted using industry recognised approaches including but not limited to, the latest resourced schedule and Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Man-hour producing
  • Producing application for payments and subsequent sales invoices to the client.
  • Change Management
  • Closing out Contracts

The successful candidate will have experience within a Project Controls / Project Engineering preferably within Oil and Gas experience but other Sectors will be considered.

In addition you will also have:

  • Ideally a recognized Project Controlss Qualification or is part qualified account or solid experience within the Project Controls / Cost Engineering sector.
  • Storng Communication Skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels, particularly with client respresentatives.
  • Commercial Awareness.
  • Able to demonstrate expertise of excel and should have had exposure to various bespoke cost management software systems.
  • Primavera P6 Preferred.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence Software (such as Power BI) preferred but not essential.