Project Controls - Cost Controller

Project Controls - Cost Controller

Job Title: Project Controls - Cost Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895833_1557235014
Contact Name: Damon Bates
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 07, 2019 14:16

Job Description

Are you an experienced Project/Cost Controller who is looking to join one of the leading engineering companies, where you will perform project scope and cost control functions for a number of construction power projects?

As a Project/Cost Controller you will play a pivotal role in successfully executing projects from tendering to project closeout and providing guidance to the project manager and project team. You will be responsible for continuous measurement, update, analysis and reporting of cost, progress and performance.

Key Responsibilities
*Developing detailed Projects Cost Structures and coding under the Standard Work Breakdown Structures for various project types
*Supporting tendering activities with detailed cost estimates and cashflows
*Working closely with finance and project accounting to keep accuracy on cost allocation
*Compiling, monitoring and reporting project performance, costs and progress
*Performing variance analysis and developing effective strategies and recovery plans to bring cost in line with budget
*Participate in and contribute to risk and opportunities assessments
*Deploying Earned Value Management (EVM)
*Cash flow development, reporting and forecasting
*Supporting resource load planning and scheduling

Key Skills
*Extensive experience in Project Controls, especially project costing, estimating and cost control functions
*Knowledge of engineering, procurement, and construction management with focus on EPC contract models
*Field and construction experience
*Knowledgeable in Total Cost Management
*Experience in budget allocation and establishing Cost Baselines
*Proficiency in Project Controls Software and strong MS Excel skills for analysis and reporting
*Several years' experience in a similar position

Preferred Skills
*Knowledge of EcoSys and Primavera P6 software
*Strong background in Transmission & Distribution industry
*Certified Estimating Professional, Certified Cost Professional, Project Management Professional or equivalent credential(s)

Project/Cost Controller
Negotiable Salary + Benefits including Bonus

Project Controls, Cost Controller, Project Management, Engineering, Work Breakdown Structure, Estimates, Cashflows, Stakeholders, Project Accounting, Recovery Plans, Risk and Opportunity, Earned Value Management, Contract Management, Scheduling, Procurement, Construction, Excel

This is a great opportunity to join one of the leading engineering companies who have a vision to deliver the best market offer for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK - sponsorship will not be provided.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.