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Senior Cost Compliance Analyst

  • Job reference: 921615
  • Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Commercial Management, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 11/09/2018

Senior Cost Compliance Analyst

Location: Leatherhead and or Swindon

Working for a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. The business employs approximately 34,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 75 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

All candidates will need to be successful security vetted prior to employment.

Salary: £45-£48,000 PA

Candidates will need to understand bills of quantities and preferably have a background in facilities management operations. Must have the ability to manage a small team and communicate effectively with the client on cost / commercial issues.

This is a hands-on role and the candidate must have the ability to work with cross-functional teams and deliver results.

Key Purposes of the Role:

  • To process/report and identify costings and be able to verify that costings are correct.
  • To ensure that the work orders are verified as per the terms of the Supplier contractual agreements.
  • To manage a team of quantity surveyors (in both Leatherhead and Swindon)
  • To ensure supplier disputes are resolved expeditiously.
  • To prepare reports, both regular and adhoc.
  • To prepare estimates of project works for Client budgetary review and approval
  • To monitor progress on major projects
  • To assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts

Qualifications, Experience and Skills


  • Demonstrates a systematic approach to tasks and measures progress against plans
  • Demonstrates experience of managing a team
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated team or individually as required
  • Effective communicator both verbal and written with ability to produce accurate and timely reports
  • Excellent MS Office applications skills
  • A track record of identifying the need for additional systems and processes
  • Has worked in roles where he/she has had to accept responsibility for data accuracy within own remit and work area and compliance with company and or legal requirements
  • Ability to produce weekly / monthly summary reports
  • Experience of working in a high volume transaction processing (multiple suppliers
  • Experience of working with Maximo / Sharepoint
  • Experience of working in a company that provides facilities management services

Core Responsibilities and Duties

Key Tasks:

  • Set up and manage systems appropriate for the commercial verification of work orders
  • Ensure that the work orders are verified as per the Supplier contract agreements in terms of commercial values, rates, measures/quantities and material costs.
  • Liaise with team members, assist in prioritising team workload, and ensure verified work orders are promptly processed.
  • Timely communication with the supplier on all disputed work orders
  • Liaise with the Supplier, other team members and Client to ensure speedy resolution of supplier work order disputes
  • Produce all regular reports in an accurate and timely manner as per the time schedule agreed with the Project Manager and Client
  • Produce ad-hoc reports as requested by the Project Manager and Client and within the agreed time frame.
  • Assist with production of budgets and forecasts for the project and monitor actual performance vis-à-vis forecasts.
  • Report against commercial management deliverables and KPI's
  • Produce estimates of project works for Client budgetary review and approval
  • Monitor progress against plan on major projects
  • Produce ROC Forward Works Plans
  • Review of supply chain quotations/tenders for Minor Works Projects to ensure costs are aligned with contracted rates
  • Assist the MPS in the development of scopes and specifications for Minor New Works projects
  • Carry out on-site valuations of work done to produce valuation certificates for Minor New Works Projects
  • Carry out benchmarking reviews of all supply chain costs to ensure VFM is achieved
  • Participate in supplier tender evaluations
  • Carry out other ad-hoc tasks as required.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.