Cost Engineer

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Location Leicester, United Kingdom
Category Building
Job Type Contract


A tiler one civil engineering contractor have an opportunity for a Cost Engineer to complement their team in Leicester.
The Cost Engineer will act as a point of contact for several Cost Engineering activities and be a key contributor to improving processes, procedures and tools utilised by the function.
he successful candidate will work closely with other members of the Cost, Commercial & Project team to ensure the accurate reporting & interrogation of costs on the project whilst reporting to the Cost Engineering Lead.

The Role

Assisting with the monthly production of Contract Leader Report’s (CLR) reporting on profit, loss, project performance and health of the project

Engaging with key Project Stakeholders

Assisting with maintaining Cost Control and Forecasting responsibilities on the project under a Defined Cost contract mechanism.
Ensuring the basis of Estimates at Completion (EAC) is predicted using industry recognised approaches, including but not limited to the latest cost resourced schedule to ensure accurate, reliable, and consistent forecasting.
Interrogation and reporting of client & CMO costs on a weekly/monthly basis
Assisting with Producing Application for Payments to the Client
Providing an integrated, timely and reliable Cost Reporting service to both internal and external stakeholders
Change management

Experience Required
Suitable candidates must have a recognised Project Controls/Commercial qualification or is a part qualified accountant or solid experience in Project Controls/Cost Engineering/QS disciplines.
Strong communications skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels, particularly with Client Representatives.
Able to demonstrate expertise of Excel and should have had exposure to various bespoke cost management software systems