Lead Planner / Cost Engineer

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    Defence, Design Consultancy, Project Management & Controls

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  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Job ref:

    JO10587 - JW

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months+

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Lead Planner / Cost Engineer - Bristol/HOME WORKING - Contract 3months+ - Rate c£400/£450day
Key words / skills: Planning, Cost Control, SQEP, P6, Primavera, SC Cleared, Degree, Project Controls.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working alongside Babcock in order to recruit a Lead Planner / Cost Engineer to initially WORKING FROM HOME for a period of 3 months.
As a Lead Planner / Cost Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include;
Managing/leading the day-to-day project control activities relating to the contracted scope.
Ensuring the application of project controls aligns to agreed contract requirements, management plans and the Babcock Business Management System.
Establishing and owning both schedule and cost baselines and ongoing governance control.
Ensuring that schedule forecasts and cost EACs within P6/IFS are kept up-to-date using team inputs, PO and/or Shop order confirmation.
Challenging and protecting any cost or schedule forecast changes that reduce float/contingency or exceed the baseline.
Ensuring that agreed KPI's and earned value methods are utilised and reported against so as to present a view of true delivery performance.
Ensuring that the resourcing requirements of the Project Control delivery Team is met and contains SQEP individuals.
Arranging for Customer reporting outputs as required by the contract which relate to the delivery team scope of work.
Ensuring that IFS best practice is understood and implemented by the project controls team.
Ownership of the quantitative risk analysis process (cost and/or schedule related).
Ownership of the change management process for any proposed changes in the cost/schedule baselines.
Supporting the development and maintenance of related management plans.
Ensuring that Risk & Opportunity Management is undertaken in-line with the Risk & Opportunity Management Plan.
Ensuring that the status and configuration of deliverable scope is aligned to the agreed contract Product Breakdown Structure and maintained throughout delivery.
Supporting the delivery team lead with necessary customer engagement.

This is a high profile role, with deliveries of highly complex bespoke equipment that must be made on time. This role is pivotal to this success.

You will be a Planning / Cost Engineer.
You should have at least 5-10years exp.
Ideally qualified to Degree level.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James WalkerWe are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.
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