Cost Controls Manager

Can you track actual costs for internal and external expenditure?

Are you confident and knowledgeable with building project forecasts for ETC and EAC?

Our client is looking for someone to aid with the delivery of cost performance reporting for multiple exciting sectors within their business!

Think you’ve got what it takes to work for a global consultancy who are passionate about delivering solutions for their clients to help them realise their full potential!?

Hybrid working patterns will be available too!

Cost Engineers support major projects and organisations in the delivery of accurate and timely project information relating to performance against the project baselines. The cost engineer would drive the cost performance reporting for the project including all Earned Value Management metrics associated with key project commitments and expenditures.

Ref: ZR_7036_JOB  ·  Posted on 09 June 2022

Introduction

Can you track actual costs for internal and external expenditure?

Are you confident and knowledgeable with building project forecasts for ETC and EAC?

Our client is looking for someone to aid with the delivery of cost performance reporting for multiple exciting sectors within their business!

Think you’ve got what it takes to work for a global consultancy who are passionate about delivering solutions for their clients to help them realise their full potential!?

Hybrid working patterns will be available too!

Cost Engineers support major projects and organisations in the delivery of accurate and timely project information relating to performance against the project baselines. The cost engineer would drive the cost performance reporting for the project including all Earned Value Management metrics associated with key project commitments and expenditures.

Key responsibilities
  • Development of project cost control data structures to accurately track and control actual costs
  • Establishing and setting the project control budget aligned with agreed baselines
  • The tracking of actual costs both for internal and external expenditure against the cost controls structures
  • The tracking and control of project accruals and commitments against set budget constraints
  • The build of project forecast to include for estimated work to complete (ETC) and the development of the estimate at complete (EAC)
  • The accurate and timely reporting of all project information including Earned Value Management
  • The tracking of project contingency and exposure associated with risk events and remaining risks on the project
  • The tracking of project change control to ensure alignment with agreed baselines and control data structures
  • The tracking of key project trends which can inform future change controls
Skills & experience
  • Delivered cost engineering across a range of major projects, preferably across multiple sectors and internationally. Worked across the full project lifecycle including for pre-investment decision, design development, execution, and commissioning phases.
  • Has experience in working to cost engineering procedures and process and the ability to define project cost procedures and standards to which the project and/or programme will adhere to.
  • Highly conversant with cost management systems such as Prism and Ecosys including for the interface with corporate finance systems such as SAP and Oracle. The cost engineer would have an appreciation of business rules and how project funding and performance aligns with business financial account requirements within the project or programme environment.

Qualifications

  • Typically, a qualified graduate in a relevant discipline with five to ten years’ experience in the delivery of project controls services for major projects or programmes.

 

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