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Cost Control Specialist

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    David Yarwood

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    29 days ago

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We are currently looking to support our client in the oil and gas sector based in Surrey with a requirement for a Cost Control Specialist, operating on a contract basis, with an anticipated duration of 19 months. This will be 100% office based with no hybrid/remote working available.
The Cost Control Specialist will be to work on an LNG FEED project starting as soon as possible. Subject to an IR35 status assessment, Limited Company operators will be able to operate (i.e. outside IR35).
Pay rate would be £35 per hour.


Role and Responsibilities:

Working within the Project Controls department and under supervision, the successful candidate will have some knowledge of basic cost principles and will perform routine and less complex aspects of cost assignments within a project environment. You may be exposed to broader aspects of cost and estimating as required, and with support may assist in the preparation of larger and more complex assignments.


Specific Duties:

Collection and collation of project orientated cost data for input into the various dashboards and reports

Production of reporting dashboards using Power BI and other software

Input to Project Control cost reports to support the project deliverables in a timely fashion

Produce key deliverables following the defined corporate Project Control workflow and work as part of a project team to examine and critique the quality of the source data and the resultant output


Person Specification - Whilst candidates for this position need not have any knowledge or experience of working within Project Cost Control in a project environment, it is imperative that you are able to demonstrate the following competencies:

Carry out simple tasks unsupervised and also work as part of a broad-based team.

Good organizational and prioritization skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work independently using your own initiative and within a team environment

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Power BI

Some experience of preparing and delivering presentations containing computerized data and output, preferably from a technical or engineering environment.

Numeracy skills.




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