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  • Job reference: RMS0202423

Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/11/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/12/18)
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The Role:
Key Responsibilities

* Aid in the implementation of an overall cost management framework for the Portfolio.
* Define, develop and maintain the cost management processes and tools to support effective cost management across the Portfolio.
* Work with other Programme Control colleagues to ensure the effective interaction of cost performance with schedule, risk and quality performance.
* Establish and execute an effective means of monitoring and assuring the consistent use of 'fit for purpose' cost management practices across Horizon and its supply chain.
* Contribute to ensuring that Safety is the overriding priority across the Portfolio through effective application of cost management practice.
* Act as the SME for cost management across the Portfolio.
* Take appropriate action and ensure positive challenge colleagues and the supply chain where cost management standards are not being adhered to.
* Lead on the development and implementation of an cost estimating process and system.

The Company:
Our client is a leading British energy company at the forefront of the British Nuclear Energy industry. With exciting new projects coming up, they plan to deliver affordable, low carbon energy for generations to come. Boosting the country's power supplies and developing local skills.

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to be involved in the complex challenge of delivering a sustainable energy future and some of the largest civil infrastructure projects in the UK.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Programme and/or Project Controls experience that has been gained in large, complex project environments.
* Experience in implementation of new cost management solutions
* Experience of stakeholder relationship management
* Flexibility and mobility to undertake business travel as required.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Knowledge of Horizon, its needs and requirements.
* Knowledge of nuclear new builds.
* Experience of working in a high hazard environment.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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