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Project Controls Engineer (Cost)

Project Controls Engineer (Cost)

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Position – Project Controls Engineer (Cost)
Location – Dungeness, Kent, UK
Type – Contract
Rate – £40.00 per hour Umbrella Co
Hours – Typically 38 Hours Per Week
Duration – 12 Months +
Security – UK CTC / SC Security Clearance Required
Industry – Nuclear / Engineering
Start Date – ASAP ?
Determination – Inside IR35

Top 5 Major Tasks and Activities:
? Develop/implement and maintain the Project Baseline Budgets including Control Account Plans/Responsibility Assignment Matrix and WBS Dictionary (SOW)
? Develop/baseline and maintain the Project integrated schedule. (Level 1-3)
? Develop and maintain Project Risk & Opportunity registers and manage the mitigation actions
? Implementation of change management process on the project and assurance of alignment with the business/contractual requirements.
? Provision of weekly and monthly performance reports and associated analysis/narrative.
? Assist in the management of sub-projects/key project issues

Additional Key Accountabilities:
? Key point of contact with the client and the project accountant for all budget and change control
? Analysing, vetting and interrogating the Contract Specification to ensure a full and detailed understanding and interpretation of the Customer requirements including Project gate and phase reviews for the Project Life cycle
? Variance and trend analyses (both for schedule and cost), recommending and supporting the implementation of recovery plans where appropriate
? Lead on the continuity between bidding and project delivery
? Development and maintenance of Project Assumptions/Exclusions and Dependencies logs
? Day to day control of project booking code approval and closure (including purchase orders)
? Management of the project change register and associated impact assessments and the capture of evidence and production of claims
? Early processing of emergent/additional work including the agreement of the technical/contractual content so that the work can be progressed in accordance with project schedules
? Ensuring that the schedule is cost and resource loaded in line with the Baseline budgets
? Maintain project Estimates At Completion (EAC) and Estimates to Completion (ETC) and ensure regular reviews are undertaken with each discipline
? Lead on provision of resource and financial forecast data from the project into the business
? Govern alignment of integrated schedule to project change register and budgets/forecasts
? Management of the planning, estimating, cost engineers, cost accountants, risk engineers and document control resources assigned to project control team
? Recording of lessons learned in company LFE register
? Control account Close out reports and support to final project close out report
? Attending and contributing the business Project Controls forum and/or communities of practise

Key Outputs / Deliverables: Business Unit
? Performance Measurement Baseline
? WBS Dictionary (SOW)
? Responsibility Assignment Matrix
? Control Account Plans
? Payment Claims
? Change Register
? Client Variations/Impact Assessments
? Risk/Opportunity and Contingency Registers
? EVM/Cost Reports
? Estimates at Completion
? Project Out-turns against CBS
? Lessons learned Updates
? PM Controls Framework
? Project Cardinal Date Plan
? Level 3 Integrated Baseline Schedule
? Schedule Risk Analysis
? Schedule variance reporting/analysis
? Critical Path reporting/Analysis
? Toolset alignment reports
? Resource Profiles
? EVM Data
? Archived Schedules
? Scheduling maturity model

Leadership Responsibilities and Accountabilities;
? Leading Self: Is a role model, demonstrating Cavendish principles, promoting health, safety and wellbeing, respect and inclusion
? Leading Others: Owns the performance and development of their team members, including effective and ongoing communication and feedback
? Leading Resources: Responsible for effective planning and organisation of resources to deliver on customer promises
HSSE Responsibilities and Accountabilities
? Can explain their responsibilities for their own and others health and safety welfare
? Can explain their safe systems of work and their empowerment to stop work and immediately report to their line manager if they feel that something is unsafe or something is not right
? Can explain how to report an HSE unsafe act and not walk by
? Can explain and adhere to all environmental processes and procedures as detailed by the Company
Quality Responsibilities and Accountabilities
? Can locate the instructions for their role within the Quality Management System
? Can define the quality requirements associated with their tasks and role
? Can state how their role relates to the Company Strategy
? Can state who is next in their process (who uses what they create)
? Demonstrates how they have carried out their job correctly(in accordance with Quality requirements)
Continuous Improvement Responsibilities and Accountabilities
? Responsible for working with the business unit functional departments to identify and deliver improvements in quality, schedule and cost within the project.
? Identification of Lessons learned back into the business
Financial Awareness & Management
? Can describe why their financial awareness is important to the Company and to support them operating within their role
? Can explain the processes and practices that apply to their financial aspects of their job and use them as appropriate and required
Commercial Responsibilities and Accountabilities
? Can state how their role contributes to the commercial viability of the site or project
? Demonstrates awareness by following appropriate procedures and governance
? Considers the risk or other options if appropriate and discusses with their line manager
? Seeks involvement of line manager or other internal stakeholders for any business improvement ideas that will improve commercial viability of all activities

Company/Industry Knowledge:

? Extensive recent and relevant experience in a similar environment / business sector
? Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3,NEC4/JCT etc.)
? Application of project control toolsets including demonstrable experience and knowledge of project performance analysis and reporting variance analyses SV / CV, trend analysis, change control management.
? Knowledge and experience in the use of commercially available Enterprise Project Controls systems
? Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out

? Minimum ONC level or OND qualification, in an Engineering relevant discipline or equivalent
? L3 NVQ or equivalent
? Have an professional qualification (eg APM PMQ/Acoste/RICS) and membership of a professional body (or equivalent)

Key Technical Skills;
Competent (applies the competence independently, primarily in situations of limited complexity , has a comprehensive knowledge in situations of limited complexity) in the following APM competencies
? Requirements Management – the ability to prepare and maintain definitions of the requirements through the project lifecycle including document management of deliverables.
? Budgeting and Cost Control – the process for setting agreed budgets and the control of forecast and actual costs against that budget
Use of tolerances and performance management
? Change Control – the features of a rigorous change control process , and how to establish , implement and maintain a change control process
? Risk, opportunity and issue management – Risk and opportunity identification techniques and the ongoing management and control techniques throughout the project
? Schedule Management – The process for developing , baselining and monitoring of an integrated schedule to inform the direction of the project
? Contract Management – The nature of contracts and statements of work , and the implications for the contracting organisations and the suppliers into this
Practised (applies the competence under supervision, primarily in non-complex situations , has a working knowledge of, and can describe, the competence) in the following APM competencies
? Financial Management – Uses financial information to prepare and deliver overall financial progress reports
? Governance arrangements (incl quality) – the organisational and project specific processes, standards and guidelines for the governance of projects, including the process of initiation, review, handover and close out
? Reviews – the legal, regulatory and organisational requirements for review, the range of factors that need to be evaluated during reviews, and how these may vary throughout the lifecycle of the project
? Business Case – the ability to prepare, gain approval of, refine and update business cases that justify the initiation and/or continuation of programmes/projects in terms of benefits, costs and risks
* Please refer to APM Competence Framework for full list of competencies and further detail.

Minimum level of Qualifications to be verified; 
Minimum ONC level or OND qualification, in an Engineering relevant discipline (or equivalent) and L3 NVQ (or equivalent)