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Lead Cost Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
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  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary:
  • Job reference: 2019-15837_1577715325

Job Description

Worley is currently looking to recruit a Lead Cost Engineer in Aberdeen on a permanent basis.

Purpose/Role

To control cost data within contract from initial order through to actualised cost. To Provide accurate OPEX cost reports, and general cost data to Client Management. Co-ordinate contract WBS within reporting systems to align with cost reports

Key Aims and Objectives

  • Manage all cost, commercial activities to the project requirements, and provide contract support to Supply Chain activities
  • To ensure that client, Worley Management and Budget Holders have clear understanding and visible of the status of OPEX budgets through Cost Reports and support data provided on schedule.
  • Support Worley and Client Management teams on all commercial and cost aspects of contract, and ensure that needs are met to facilitate robust budgetary control.

Prime Responsibilities and Duties

  • Accountable for safety
  • Management of Contract WBS
  • Assist in development of Draft OPEX Budgets Management of OPEX Cost reporting and forecasting - Assist with cashflow forecasting in line with cost report data
  • CAPEX Cost Reporting against Worley orders - Reporting of monthly cost provisions to client Finance Group - Reporting of Logistics budget cost allocations to Client Finance on Monthly basis

Qualifications Essential:

HNC or relevant experience Desirable:

Degree or relevant experience

Experience Essential:

Previous Cost experience, responsible for a large sized project or large sized sub-element of a major project.

Ability to control, direct, supervise and manage day to day activities

Ability to carry out performance and assurance reviews

Desirable:

  • Working knowledge of the offshore oil and gas industry or downstream petrochemical industry
  • Knowledge of various electronic project control applications
  • Ability to carry out departmental audit on both the system and the processes
  • Already employed in a senior position Personal qualities, aptitudes and skills
  • Ability to work with people at all levels
  • Ability to work as member of a team
  • Good communicator
  • Good presentation skills
  • Confident and assertive
  • Competencies
  • role specific
  • Capable of communicating with project groups and third parties to agree standards, systems, processes to meet the project and Client requirements - Capable of proposing improvements/developments of systems and processes - Able to carry out performance reviews and appraisals of Cost personnel in team. - Capable of identifying and providing input to Cost related improvement initiatives - Capable of managing a coordinated approach to resolving procedural issues in a timely manner Competencies - generic - Sound computer skills - Ability to work to given deadlines - Ability to work with people at all levels - Facilitate meetings - Proven team lead skills

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