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Senior Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/05/2013
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The Company:
Our Client provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field. The company employs approximately 25 000 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and use technologies that deliver their customers' solutions.

The Role:
• To prepare, support and report upon cost functions within the Contract in accordance with company procedures.
• To provide a comprehensive cost management and support role within the project for all EP&C components. To provide comprehensive cost reporting, change management, analysis of data and forward forecasting.
• Provide comprehensive cost control, change control, analysis and reporting.
• Monitor and report costs against project Target Cost Estimates.
• Prepare & deliver regular VOWD, cost reports, forecasts phased over time reports, cost curves & change request registers.
• Client liaison on all cost related matters, including contract compliance & change request approvals.
• Generate regular man-hour reports for all project activities and submit to client.
• Deliver client reporting in accordance with reporting calendar.
• Co-ordinate & maintain a robust Change Management process and recommend actions accordingly.
• Analyse data and interface with project delivery team in relation to potential over/under-runs, and assist with mitigation measures.
• Manually input Cost Codes in akims.
• Challenge anomalies with time writing & procurement costs.
• Attendance at all project progress review meetings and change control meetings.
• Monitor KPI measurement criteria and record achievement.
• Provide Cost Reports and data analysis to Project Manager for input into monthly project report.
• Interface with Project Manager, delivery team and customer to develop forecasts and feedback to Contract Administrator.
• Identify akims issues/opportunities and feedback to function manager.
• Run ad hoc man-hour/non-productive/cost & change request data as required.
• Maintain project specific cost procedures and work instructions.
• Coaching other team members.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• QS or Engineering qualifications, HND/HNC to degree preferred.
• Member of appropriate professional body preferred.
• Microsoft Office.
• Relevant demonstrable experience in a cost/contract admin position.
• Good supervisory Skills.
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