The successful candidate will have proven cost engineering experience with complex, multi-phase, multi-million-pound EPC type projects. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting, guiding and advising the Global Project Execution and Engineering Teams on cost expenditure to budget maintaining cost reports, change management, forecasting and financial control for the project. Generation of monthly cost reports with identification, commentary and recommendations on cost issues. This is an office-based role, but it is expected that the incumbent will travel to Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia in support of Project Execution. In addition, occasional travel to regional offices in US, India and China may be required.
Essential Skills and Experience • General Experience: Sound knowledge, proven skills and competencies in application of project cost control principles, methodologies and tools, supporting all phases of project execution, especially around Project Cost Control, Forecasting, Change Management and Reporting, within a large project-oriented EPC or Owner Organization. Must be able to deliver accurate cost information, reporting and guidance to management. SAP experience within Project Systems module. • Project Cost Control Experience: Proven skills and experience of cost control of projects on global basis, supporting foreign currency analysis, assessing currency risk exposures, advising Treasury of currency requirements and changes, supporting projects executed by multiple engineering offices, and understanding intercompany project ramifications. Understanding of a variety of project types, structures and contract terms. This includes Sale of Gas (SOG), third party Sale of Equipment (SOE), joint ventures, capital, and cost sharing type arrangements. • Core competencies: Commercial and technical acumen, working knowledge of project cost controls tools and systems. Proven skills in cost control, coupled with a working knowledge of project management, business development and finance.
As a Senior Cost Engineer, you will have: • Education – Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Numerate or related field preferred • Extensive experience in Project Execution / Project Controls • Ability to work within an established team to achieve targets and goals. • Strong organizational and time management skills. • Excellent knowledge and proficiency with the Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, One Note) • Working knowledge of SAP, Primavera P6, Deltek Acumen is desirable
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