Cost Engineer

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10 months
Endeavour Recruitment
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flag_no United Kingdom
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Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Cost Engineer to work on a contract until March 2020 (possibility of extension) for a well-established marine company. We are looking for someone with the ability to develop and agree scope/budgets for projects and/or programmes and controlling forecast and actual costs against them. You will be responsible for applying requirements management, budgeting & cost control, financial management, change management and benefits management. Competitive rate.


  • Develop, implement and maintain the Project Baseline Budgets including Control Account Plans/Responsibility Assignment Matrix and WBS Dictionary (SOW)
  • Develop and maintain Project Risk & Opportunity registers and manage the mitigation actions
  • Implementation of change management process on the project and assurance of alignment with the business/contractual requirements
  • Provision of weekly and monthly performance & cost reports and associated analysis/narrative
  • Lead on provision of estimates, resource and financial forecast data from the project into the business
  • Cost estimate alignment between Primavera and IFS
  • Ensure a full and detailed understanding and interpretation of the Customer requirements including Project gate and phase reviews iaw the Project Life cycle
  • Lead on the continuity between estimating and project delivery
  • Development and maintenance of Project Assumptions/Exclusions and Dependencies logs
  • Management of the project change register and associated impact assessments
  • Ensuring that the schedule is cost loaded in line with the Baseline budgets
  • Maintain project EAC's and ensure regular reviews are undertaken with each discipline
  • Govern alignment of integrated schedule to project change register and budgets/forecasts

Required Skills

  • A minimum of five years applying estimating, budgeting & cost control in a complex environment.
  • 2 years supervisory/managerial experience in an estimating environment.
  • HNC level qualification in engineering/project/construction management or a related field.

Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining security clearance (SC) or developed vetting (DV) level of security clearances)

If this role sounds of interest to you, please apply with your CV