Jacobs Cost Engineer in Birchwood, United Kingdom
Critical Mission Solutions
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About the opportunity:
Jacobs have some exciting opportunities with our Decommissioning team and are looking for talented and enthusiastic Cost Engineers who are keen to cement our existing expertise in delivering projects to our key clients and encouraging the growth of our business in this sector.
The purpose of this role is to assist the Project Managers in delivering their projects on time and to budget through attention to detail and the application of Jacobs standard processes and best practice techniques.
Responsibilities will include:
Application of project controls processes and systems utilization
Project set up, close out and reconciliations.
Ensuring correct cost allocation
Project cost forecasting
Revenue and gross margin monitoring
Ensure corporate systems are up to date and an accurate reflection of the project
Monitoring of aged debt
Project Financial Reviews
Preparation of Client specific monthly reports
Preparation of internal reporting for Operational Project Reviews
Attendance and / or contributions at monthly meetings
Additional tasks may include assisting the Project/Programme Manager in:
Earned value analysis
Risk & opportunity management
Programme & resource monitoring
Monitoring key performance indicators as necessary
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Here’s What You’ll Need:
2+ years previous experience in a similar role
Strong mathematical background
Attention to detail and good numerical skills
Good communication skills
Able to work independently and as part of a team
A QCF qualification in Project Controls an advantage, but not essential
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office in particular; Excel, Word and Outlook
Degree qualified – preferably in a relevant numerical discipline an advantage, but not essential
Awareness of Project Management principles (PRINCE2 / APM)
A basic understanding of various contract types & contract law
Candidates for this role should display these “Future essential skills”
At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.