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Senior Cost Engineer-Industry

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. United Kingdom
R-114237

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Welcome to Project & Programme Services within AtkinsRéalis.

We’re AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering and project management organization. We connect people, data and technology to transform the world’s infrastructure and energy systems.

Our Project & Programme Services team are proud to deliver on some of the most prestigious construction projects across the world. It's thanks to our talented people and their diverse thinking, expertise and knowledge. Join us and you'll be part of our genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone is supported to make the most of their talents and expertise.

When it comes to work-life balance, AtkinsRéalis is a great place to be. So, let's discuss how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We're passionate about are work while valuing each other equally. So, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer’.

With Cost Engineer opportunities at all levels, wherever you join us, you’ll play a central role in making exciting and diverse projects a reality. Valued up to £100m, your projects will range across the construction sector. You'll be trusted to lead your team and supported to develop further, through a portfolio of structured training and opportunities to help expand your career.

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 Head of Cost Management to maintain Cost Systems ensuring accurate reporting, benchmarking and analysis of Clients infrastructure costs.
  • Provide expert professional advice covering Clients infrastructure Costs to our client and wider business stakeholders (including, but not limited to, Procurement specialists, Cost / Contract Management personnel, Estimators and Project Controllers).
  • 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; IChemE; 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 significant Defence projects.
  • Good working knowledge of financial systems.
  • Understand the inter-relationship between time cost and commercial aspects of the project life cycle.
  • Working knowledge of Primavera.
  • Experience and knowledge of cost systems, such as SAP, Oracle CostOS 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.
  • Commercial and quantity surveying skills, with full working knowledge of the construction industry, NEC Form of Contracts and their commercial basis.
  • Ability to develop and understand performance measurement of projects using Earned Value Management (EVM) and similar techniques.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Join our Project & Programme Services team and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects. From our involvement with projects associated with addressing our national security, clean energy generation, decommissioning former energy generation facilities, mission critical data centres, logistics and distribution schemes together with significant national programmes associated with decarbonising the UK’s public estate. You'll enjoy invaluable exposure to international expertise as well as innovation in local niche areas. Communities are at the heart of our work and our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK.  

In 2023 we were recognised as one of the UK’s top Construction Management Consultants of the Year in the Financial Times awards and highly commended for the Performance Improvement in the Public Sector MCA Constructing Excellence 2022 awards. So, you'll be part of a team where our standards are high, as are the rewards.

Corporate Social Responsibility | AtkinsRéalis Careers (atkinsrealis.com) 

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions. 

Careers at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com) 

Meeting your needs: 

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. 

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview, and we’ll discuss any adjustments you might need. 

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below: 

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com) 

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. 

Equality, diversity & inclusion in the UK & Europe (atkinsrealis.com) 

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