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  • Job reference: RMS0153811

Cost engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Sellafield
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/07/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (04/08/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
To provide and maintain a comprehensive Cost Engineering framework and service for either a major project, multi-project portfolio or business area.

II Responsibilities

• Provide and manage the cost framework, systems and resources to deliver an effective cost control and reporting service to Project Managers and Sponsors.
• Prepare, monitor and forecast baselines during all project phases.
• Prepare, monitor and forecast expenditure profiles and provide accruals where needed.
• Prepare cost reports, including earned value analysis, identifying critical areas and
• trends and recommend recovery options.
• Maintain the cost control database and validate data across systems.
• Ensure all commitments are recorded and maintain forecasts within approved financial
• limits.
• Maintain an estimate of the outturn value of the project and prepare the EAC for review
• and approval.
• Provide the required information to support the risk process.
• Provide project outturns against baseline for LFE and Knowledge Management.
• Mentor and support Assistant Cost Engineers in their development.

III Accountabilities

• Ensure the accuracy of data communicated and reported to all stakeholders.
• The highlighting of any current and potential issues to the Senior Cost Engineer, Lead
• Cost Engineer, PCM and Project Manager.
• Maintain compliance with approved processes, procedures and Project Execution Plans.
• The active contribution to continuous improvement of the functional quality and
• performance of Project Controls.
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