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  • Title:

    Cost Engineers

  • Location:

    Reading

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Kalina Quelch

  • Contact email:

    kquelch@belcan.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000022926_1641384937

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    18 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP subject to clearance

Sitec - a Belcan company are currently looking to recruit two Cost Engineers for a Defence establishment in Reading. The posts are for an estimated 18 month contract initially and are paying competitively on an hourly basis

Successful applicants will be required to be Security Cleared prior to appointment and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain UK Security Clearance.

The position has been deemed Inside of IR35.

Key requirements and essential skills for the role:

To Support the preparation, monitoring and control of forecasts and budgets for specified projects, including change control. Support system interrogation and performance measurement of actual expenditure and performance, including accruals where necessary.

Provide input to cost reports, including trend analysis and early warnings as necessary

Support detailed SPI, CPI variance analysis and root cause analysis, including input to the narrative, recommendations & recovery planning in accordance with monthly reporting timescales

Key Accountabilities:

  • Complying with appropriate procedures, processes and systems to ensure the quality and consistency of data.
  • Supporting the preparation, monitoring and control of forecasts and budgets for specified projects, including change control.
  • Support system interrogation and performance measurement of actual expenditure and performance, including accruals where necessary.
  • Provide input to cost reports, including trend analysis and early warnings as necessary.
  • Perform and support other Cost Engineer requirements as requested.
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support detailed SPI, CPI variance analysis and root cause analysis, including input to the narrative, recommendations & recovery planning in accordance with monthly reporting timescales.
  • Support the creation of the Project Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) and assist the preparation of cost studies utilising historical data. Providing data for benchmarking information to meet specific needs.
  • Support trended data to assist the Project Manager based on performance to date and seek emerging trends to aid recommendations.
  • Review manpower productivity and time bookings to projects including resource usage vs. planned, identify resource constraints, etc. and support recommendations to the Project Manager.

Qualifications required: Good standard of general education, including business / project management qualification or equivalent or proven level of experience

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan