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  • Job reference: RMS0107744

Lead Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London and South East - Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/05/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a leading international operator with offices in over 20 locations and exploration projects globally. To assist in the effective project management of upcoming projects we are looking to recruit a Lead Cost Engineer for a UK based role with some international travel.

The Role:
The successful candidate will be tasked with the following activity and responsibilities:

• Lead the delivery of cost control activity for large scale oil and gas development projects
• Implement Project Cost Control strategy,
• Assist in the development and implementation of project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)/Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS)
• Participate in the development of cost estimates and studies within a project stage and for sanction.
• Manage the resources monitoring costs, collect and compile progress and cost data, develop cost control worksheets and reports for review by delivery teams.
• Ensure effective interface with contractors and JV partners and other functional disciplines in order to improve processes
• Reporting of project key to include annual spend projections, cost reconciliations and variance analysis

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
We are therefore keen to recieve applications from candidates with the following skills and experience:

• Project control or project management experience including large oil or gas sector projects in an equivalent corporate position as a Cost Eng Lead
• Ability to organize and prioritize work in meeting deadlines
• Be recognized as a subject matter expert or expert witness in the field of Cost Eng
• Have a broad range of practical experience at strategic and tactical levels
• Cost management across all project phases, risk & management of change, and claims analysis
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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