Cost Controller/Engineer

Posted 06 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

Cost Controller/Engineer

Our Operator client based in Aberdeen City Centre is seeking an experienced Cost Engineer/Cost Controller for an ongoing contract position (initially released for 12 months) Hybrid working of 3 days in the office and 2 from home, the role will be supporting one of the key projects.

You will ideally have been working either in an Operator or a Tier 1 service company as a Cost Engineer/Controller for approximately 5-10 years and be familiar working with SAP. Any specific exposure to JV projects would be particularly advantageous.

* Support and roll-out, and govern effective Cost Management Processes and Procedures to the business
* Support the implementation of best practice cost control and forecasting across the business
* Responsible for accurate cost reporting of Operations, Maintenance, Asset Integrity budget to include Forecast, Value of Work Done and Commitments against approved Budget
* Support the JV cost control process to maximise cost recovery from JV partners including the development of a cost recovery model supporting annual audits.
* Ensure accurate monthly accruals submitted to Finance
* Ensure shared costs are re-allocated as appropriate, and recharged to partners.
* Provide robust variance analysis to Finance
* Identify and support opportunities for cost efficiencies whilst maintaining safety and integrity
* Support annual budget build for relevant Budget area
* Review and advise on key vendor contract remuneration models
* Lead and drive budget meetings with budget holders
* Provide Support to Contract Owners and Supply Chain with Supplier Performance Relationship Management (SPRM), Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), FPAL evaluations, cost benefit analysis, bid analysis, commercial negotiations, variations, invoice queries/disputes, PO Management, and vendor setup
* Champion compliance with supply chain and R2P processes
* Participate in all appropriate internal and supplier meetings
* Deputise for Cost Engineering Lead as required

Applicant must have Relevant experience in Cost Control or Commercial Administration, with a strong preference for a candidate with experience both in Operator and Contractor organisations in the Oil and Gas sector.

Candidate must have experience in the Budgeting, Forecasting, and Cost Control of Operations budgets with hands on experience setting up, controlling, reporting and closing out costs against cost centers, with a strong understanding of the nuance between each process and method.

Must have experience in Post-Contract Administration and Cost Control of Asset Integrity, Fabric Maintenance and Anomalies, and be comfortable negotiating with, challenging and holding the Contractor to account in these areas.

Must be a competent Microsoft Excel and SAP user.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then, please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: TR/070874.

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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.