Senior Cost Engineer - Grangemouth

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Ref: 1253 Date Posted: Wednesday 30 Mar 2022
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Senior Cost Engineer

Competitive salary + generous benefits package, including competitive pension plan

The Forties Pipeline System (FPS) is a 100% INEOS-owned integrated oil and gas liquid transportation and processing system.  We are currently seeking to recruit a highly motivated Cost Assurance Team Lead, based in Grangemouth, at our new office complex.  Having committed to significant investment over the next few years, we require an experienced Cost Assurance professional with line management experience to play a key role in the delivery and support of this growth in our business.

Principal Accountabilities

Lead a team of Cost Engineers and Analysts providing cost control and reporting for FPS by evaluating and challenging spend across Projects, Turnarounds, Fixed and Variable Costs.  Ensuring costs are managed within budgets and spend is accurately profiled and forecast over the term of the project or workscope.

  • Partnering closely with our Projects organisation to deliver a high value Cost Assurance service, one which enables accurate cost and commitment forecasting over the full project lifecycle.
  • Control of Term Contractor spend, ensuring verification of rates and work completed to enable efficient payment application processing.
  • Supporting each asset function to develop and analyse budgets, cost phasing and forecasting encouraging cost owners accountability for asset spend.
  • Detailed cost reporting, interfacing with planning teams to ensure that cost and schedule progress are monitored including monthly VOWD, committment and forecast updates.
  • Project systems development, KPIs and governance through a current business wide transformation project.
  • Assisting the Procurement function on several key projects relating to future contracting strategy and vendor relationship management through more efficient cost control.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • Appropriate Quantity Surveying/Cost Engineering qualification beneficial
  • Experience in Cost Engineering (min 5 years) with strong proven line management skills
  • Familiarity with Maximo/SAP systems desirable
  • Advanced excel skills required
  • Ability to manage time effectively to achieve targets and objectives within deadlines.
  • Self-starter and comfortable communicating at a variety of levels

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply