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Cost Engineer

  • Job reference: 925898
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 10/06/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Cost Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

Deliver, maintain and manage robust cost management frameworks, procedures and tools.
Establish appropriate work breakdown structures, providing timely reports and forecasts of financial commitments and expenditure and implement the earned value process.
Provide accurate monthly cost reports, and quarterly business reports, including feedback to Project Management on all matters concerning the project budget.
Implement the project change control procedure, reviewing scope change requests, managing financial contingencies and allowances, against approved project budgets.
Analyse trends to offer early warnings, assessing the impact of approved trends, to communicate cost/ schedule impact to Project Management.
Review budget estimates, prepare bid evaluations and company counter estimates, in order to support contract award recommendations.
Support the development and maintenance of project risk/opportunity registers.
Apply probabilistic techniques to determine and communicate the range of project cost outcomes.
Provide estimates, records and forecasts for the timely submission in to investment documentation, partner funding documentation and the annual business plan.
Provide ongoing analysis and review of both in house and contractor time writing and cost allocations.
Develop positive relationships and liaise as appropriate with stakeholders and venture partners.
Prepare reconciliations between earlier cost estimates and the current cost forecast.
Deliver close-out reports, capturing benchmarking metrics, for input to lessons learned.

Skills and Competencies
Experience in upstream, downstream, brownfield and subsea project cost engineering.
Familiarity with construction, commissioning and operational requirements and philosophies
Experience is planning would be advantageous
Qualifications: Degree/Diploma or equivalent
The ability to work within a multi-disciplinary m atrix team is essential. It is also necessary to be able to operate in the external environment, with varies Assets, contractors and coventurers etc.
A broad technical understanding and commercial sense.
Strong communication and influencing skills
Excellent problem solving and analytical skill s
A working knowledge of SAP would be desirable
An understanding primavera P6 tool
Expert use of MS Office packages (specifically excel) is essential

Contract position

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 925898.

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