job / cost engineer west central scotland glasgow 3731
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Cost Engineer - Glasgow

£DOE + Benefits - Engineering, FMCG & Manufacturing - Technical & Engineering
Ref: 3731 Date Posted: Monday 21 May 2018
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Our client is a leading engineering firm, who need to appoint an ambitious Cost Controller. Reporting to the Head of Projects you shall ensure that all cost management best practices are robust, and applied across the business.

It is expected that you shall work closely with various business functions to provide a strong commercial and cost control perspective to the business. Some key tasks will include;

  • Collaborating with the Bids team, identifying costs and cash flow from first stage
  • Preparation and presentation of Projects Budget and Forecast
  • Ensure costs are correctly allocated to cost accounts/work orders and review correct coding of requisitions, purchase orders, contracts, invoices, estimates, variations
  • The implementation of Cost Control Processes, applying Earned Value Methodology
  • Development of Cost Management Plans, which are aligned with individual Projects requirements
  • Participation in the risk management process

It is expected that you shall have a demonstrable background in a Cost & Risk Management related role (e.g. Cost Controller, Cost Engineer, Project Controller), have operated within either an engineering, oil & gas, or manufacturing environment, and have an eye for detail. You shall also be well versed in cost management tools, and business systems. It goes without saying time management and communication skills are essential.