Cost and Claims Manager

Posted 09 May 2024
Salary €65 - €75 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameMichael DaCosta

Job description

Cost & Claims Manager - New Energy Project (Northern Spain)

Are you a detail-oriented Cost & Claims professional with a passion for new energy projects? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy collaborating with a cross-functional team? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Project Description:

We are seeking a highly organized and experienced Cost & Claims Manager to join our team in Northern Spain. You will play a critical role in supporting the successful delivery of a new energy project by managing costs, claims, and project finances.


Cost Control:
Implement and maintain systems for issuing and tracking purchase orders in SAP, ensuring accurate Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) allocation.
Manage SAP/WBS cost allocation and proactively identify and address variations.
Provide cost forecasts based on actual WBS data to support project managers.
Collaborate with project managers on the management of all claims and Contract Change Orders.

Procurement Management:
Oversee the Engineering procurement card program, ensuring appropriate usage and adherence to approval protocols.
Consolidate and report on project cost forecasts.
Maintain and update project data in Planisware and SAP/ARIBA systems.

General Duties:
Work in a safe and compliant manner, adhering to all environmental, health, and safety regulations.
Provide additional cost control support to projects as needed.


  • University degree or College diploma in Business Administration or a technical field (e.g., Engineering).
  • Experience in industrial projects, ideally in engineering or operations.
  • Fluency (written and verbal) in Spanish and English.
  • Strong computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proven experience with SAP and Ariba software.
  • Working knowledge of EHS standards and industry best practices.
  • The ability to perform tasks independently and in accordance with established procedures.


  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Strong team player with a results-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization.
  • Excellent problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Flexibility and resilience to work independently in ambiguous situations.
  • Strong coaching and communication skills.

Northern Spain (exact location to be disclosed by early July).
Remote work available until the end of 2024, with onsite work required thereafter.

Business Travel:
Occasional business travel will be required. Expenses incurred outside of Spain will be reimbursed.

Competitive salary and benefits package offered.

Join us and be part of a team shaping the future of renewable energy! Apply here!

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.