Cost Specialist

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RZ Group
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Costing Specialist - Cost Assurance - 3 months initially - Glasgow - £15 - 20 per hour JA/Req/033553

Experienced Costing specialist required to work within the cost assurance workstream of a costing services team with a major utilities client in Glasgow.
The individual will be responsible for undertaking comparative analysis, trending and forecasting of cost projects within a larger programme of work. They will also be required to support workloads as well as offering advice and support to colleagues requiring strong stakeholder management skills.

Key accountabilities
* Performing quality assurance validations and approving these at key project stages, securing required information and audit trail for our stakeholders.
* Coordinate and develop the Engineering Estimating System outputs (capital and operating costs) to allow analysis of capital and operational activities to satisfy internal business needs and meet external regulatory requirements
* Create a strong reputation by building and maintaining relationships with all Key Stakeholders (internal and external) & Regulators to influence the delivery of the business's statutory, regulatory and business objectives/outputs and to promote the importance of Client costing
* Responsible for supporting the team to deliver results in the QA sector of the team, managing workloads and goals as well as supporting colleagues
* Perform root cause analysis on the failed projects with the QA process, to determine a more efficient solution to workings

Role Requirements


* Must possess highly developed numeric, analytical and literary skills including the ability to understand, interpret and manage large volumes of complex data and share its meaning with team members.

* Well-developed IT skills including Excel, Word (with a high standard of report writing skills) are essential for this role.

* Will have the ability to think logically, interpret complex information and to make informed decisions based on analysis of information.

* Good communication skills

* Will have a full driving licence.

* Will possess estimating/engineering knowledge/experience
* Ability to work across disciplines within a specialist team
* Knowledge of the Business areas and Delivery Plans
* Presentation skills
* Experience of working to improve policies, processes & procedures to improve the effectiveness of services provided.

If interested and you fit the above skills set then please respond ASAP with an updated CV for review and consideration.

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