Senior Project Controls - Cost

Ref: ZR_8392_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 July 2024


Our client is a leading Consultancy who are supporting a client within Water on a circa £2billion Capital Delivery Programme.

You will be involved in a vast array of exciting projects, varying in scale and budget, time and complexity and requires an ambitious and driven individual who wants to make a real difference to the local infrastructure!

The ideal candidate will have experience of cost, estimating and procurement during pre- and post- contract award.

Working Patterns - 2-3 days per week on site.

Key responsibilities
  • Perform project cost monitoring, forecasting and reporting to completion in line with budget.
  • Pro-actively monitoring and managing cost variance and contract cash flow, and ensuring that applications are made correctly and in a timely manner and in accordance with the contract conditions.
  • Collaborating with the client and the contractor teams to manage the delivery of project deliverables and objectives.
  • Managing programme performance, cost control, value engineering and risk.
  • Managing contract change effectively, ensuring that projects remain within gateway governance.
  • Driving improvements in the accuracy of forecasts and budgets, and closing out final accounts.
  • Proactively providing sound commercial knowledge and support to all stakeholders.
Skills & experience
  • Direct experience of deploying cost management systems and process on major programmes.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the NEC3 form of contract (Options A, C & E).
  • Experience within water, utilities or similar.
  • Knowledge of risk management techniques.
  • Technical knowledge of construction methods and techniques
  • Ability to complete many tasks simultaneously to meet strict deadlines within a high-pressure and complex environment.
  • Consultancy experience or excellent customer facing skills.
  • Membership - Ideally hold or be working towards an appropriate professional body membership (i.e RICS).
Additional benefits
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Cover.
  • 25 days holiday (+ x8 public holidays).

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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