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Cost Engineer

Job Type:
Market related


Cost Engineer
Long term contract

Key Activities:
• Cost and Value Reports - monthly reporting
• Forecasting versus budget (cost and value)
• Sensitivity analysis – best case, worst case and most likely (turnover and p/l)
• Cost provisions/accruals including purchase orders, materials, labour, subcontractors, plant, etc.
• Cost analysis – prelims, plant, equipment, materials, labour, subcontract
• Labour rates including accruals for NI, holidays, PPE, small tools
• Review of contract terms and conditions
• Subcontract management
• Value analysis– SOR, FP, day works
• Change management
• Valuations and invoicing
• Cash flow and collection
• Trackers for above
• Identifying margin improvement opportunities
• Ideally someone who has experience of estimating (not essential)
• Strong background in dealing with commercial issues
• Good negotiating skills

• 5+ years in similar role in a contracting organisation
• Knowledge of National working agreements (i.e. NAECI)
• Ideally have experience of industrial sector New Energy from Waste Plant (EPC)
• Knowledge of best practice
• Evidence of risk and change management          
• ESSENTIAL: Either engineering or commercial qualification
• DESIRABLE: Degree (Engineering, Quantity Surveying, IT, or similar)

At First Recruitment we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

This is a superb opportunity for anyone looking to work for a reputable organisation.

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