Senior Cost Engineer

Berkshire  ‐ Onsite
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Role: Senior Cost Engineer
Length: Initial 12-month engagement
Location: Reading - 5 days/week on site
IR35 Status: Inside IR35
Pay Rate: £56.06 per hour/37 hours per week
Clearance: DV Clearance

One of my public sector clients are currently looking for a Senior Cost Engineer. They are looking for a Senior Cost Engineer to join them on-site with travel to site in Reading 5 days per week. This engagement will run on for an initial 12-month contract - this does have a view to extend beyond this date.

They are interested in Cost Engineers with experience of working in an Agile environment amongst multi-disciplinary teams. Past experience of working within the public sector would be ideal.

Key Requirements:

  • Implement appropriate procedures, processes and systems to ensure the quality and consistency of data.
  • Task manage capacity and deployment of Business Management team members in support of Group Leaders.
  • Prepare, monitor and control of forecasts and budgets for specified projects, including change control.
  • Preparation of cost reports, including trend analysis and early warnings where necessary.
  • Perform and support other Cost Engineer requirements as requested.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct full and detailed SPI, CPI variance analysis and subsequent root cause analysis, followed by provision of narrative, recommendations & recovery plan-ning in accordance with monthly reporting timescales.
  • Establish the Project Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) and lead on the preparation of cost studies utilising historical data. Developing benchmarking information to meet specific needs.
  • Provide trended data to the Project Manager based on performance to date and emerging trends including making recommendations.
  • Tracking manpower productivity and analysing time booked to projects including resource usage vs. planned, resource constraints, etc. and make any relevant recommendations to the Project Manager.

Are you interested in this position? If so, then please respond with your CV and I will be in touch ASAP.

Lawrence Harvey is acting as an Employment Business in regards to this position.

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12 months +
(extension possible)
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