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Cost Engineer

  1. Whitehaven, Manchester
  2. Nuclear
R-114478

We are looking for a Cost Engineer to work across our project teams in our client’s support offices.

Flexible working options may be considered including part-time working or job-share arrangements.

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Your Purpose:

  • Maintain responsibility for the accuracy of cost data, including transposition into Cost systems and business reporting.
  • Assure all Cost data that feeds into Cost reporting within the area, as well as all Cost data that feeds into Programme reporting.
  • Act as main point of contact for all Cost reporting and Cost intelligence, working closely with the Project Manager & Project Controls Manager to maintain Cost Systems ensuring accurate reporting, benchmarking, and analysis of Clients costs.
  • Ensure continuous development and improvement of Clients policies, procedures, and resources for all Cost services.
  • Support the project controls manager in the implementation and maintenance of the project controls processes for cost, including the production of monthly reports, through the provision of intelligent information and analysis.
  • Produce and maintain accurate cost forecasts in alignment with the cost breakdown structure.
  • Accurately maintain all cost data for the programme within the financial control system including monthly actual cost calculations.
  • Co-ordinate and produce cost reports to a defined reporting cycle.
  • Assist in the accurate assessment of the completion estimate.
  • Assist in the trend and change process, including production of project change reports.
  • Analysis of cost impact and provision of feedback on areas of opportunity and risk.
  • Review acceptance and integration of cost estimates and forecasts provided by contractors and suppliers.
  • Assist with the analysis of earned value.

What you can bring?

  • A recognized diploma or degree or be qualified by experience.
  • A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, ACostE, ICES, AACE or similar relevant professional association is desirable.
  • Understanding of cost management methodologies and techniques.
  • Understanding of earned value analysis.
  • The ability to reconcile cost information.
  • Experience across Infrastructure sector.
  • Work closely with the Scheduling Team to ensure integration and alignment of cost and schedule.
  • Knowledge of estimating, scheduling and risk management techniques and associated software.
  • Experience of cost in relation to contracts, e.g., NEC3/4; FIDIC.
  • Effective client interface skills and experience with the ability to offer project advice.
  • Good report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation.
  • Experience on nuclear projects.
  • Good working knowledge of financial systems.
  • Understand the inter-relationship between time cost and commercial aspects of the project life cycle.
  • Experience and knowledge of cost systems, such as SAP, One ERP and PRISM.
  • Familiarity of the public sector policies, processes and procedures and associated political impacts.
  • Commercial and quantity surveying skills, with full working knowledge of the construction industry, in particular NEC Form of Contracts and their commercial basis.
  • Ability to develop and understand performance measurement of projects using Earned Value Management and similar techniques.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our nuclear and clean energy teams are ensuring a mix of secure and sustainable energies that can meet our industry and lifestyle demands today, and in 30 years' time. We help to power our world through exciting new technologies and intelligent cybersecurity systems on projects that vary greatly in size, scope, and scale. So, you'll be creating the right safe and resilient systems across nuclear power, renewables, decarbonisation development, new builds and energy efficiency.

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Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

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Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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