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Cost Engineer

Posted on Jul 12, 2019 by CV-Library

Greater London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
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.

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients

Reference: 210406431