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Kent Recruitment

Senior Cost Engineer

Surrey, United Kingdom
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About the job:

Kent is recruiting a Senior Cost Engineer to join the team in Woking on an agency basis. In this role you will be responsible for providing a complete Cost Engineering service to both project and corporate management for Proposals and Projects either as part of a large project team or covering all Cost Engineering aspects on smaller projects.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Assists in developing and implementing requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analysing and reporting.
  • Independently provides financial reporting and trending for the Project Controls Manager (PCM).
  • Prepare and manage the staffing plans (cost and job hours)
  • Prepare and coordinate cost reports.
  • Collects and classifies cost engineering data.
  • Performs data analysis and development.
  • Performs any other duties as directed by the PCM / Project Controls Director

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • Knowledge in capital cost and services cost.
  • Knowledge of scope change management.
  • Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and start-up work processes.
  • Proficiency in using multiple Cost software applications e.g. Ecosys, SAP, ORACLE etc.
  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, analysing, and providing innovative solutions to cost problems.
  • Knowledge of financial reporting systems and account coding including Project Financial Status Reports and Earned Revenue Determination.
  • Knowledge in the use of computers and several basic software applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint for executing work processes
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Strong communication, leadership and organization skills.
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