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  • Job reference: RMS0185440

Planner/Project Control Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/10/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
* Builds tender integrated schedules and cost estimates
* Build project schedule and project budgeting in cost and schedule tools
* Ensures compliance to the Global Standard process for Project Controls
* Support PM to align project budgets to as sold in appropriate systems
* Maintain project schedule and cost forecast throughout project
* Analyse schedule and cost trends and provide forecasted cost and schedules to project team
* Maintain a register of potential schedule and cost risks
* Maintain a register of actual and committed costs
* Checks and controls cost movements, compares with current scope and progress as well as with previous forecast. Also Compares with productivity factors and validates accuracy of estimates
* Communicates schedule and cost status/forecasts/risk to functional cost owners and drives/supports risk mitigation
* Provides internal and external project reporting of project status
* Collaborate with 3rd parties on project cost and schedules
* Presents all financial data in a transparent way, attends project and management review to present cost status
* Provides change order calculations to ensure schedule and cost estimates are accurate
* Updates changes in appropriate systems to ensure costs are aligned to the current situation
* Aligns with Finance Controller to ensure reconciliation takes place between approved project financial data and books.
* Support project close out and claims
* Provide support to tenders
* Oversee the planning function on the project

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* 5+ years planning/costing controlling with large turnkey projects
* Cost estimating and forecasting
* Project Accounting & Controlling
* Data handling skills (Excel, SAP…)
* Commercial awareness
* Primavera experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Local GAAP awareness
* Degree qualified either in engineering, finance or project management

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