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COST ENGINEER

Location: BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS Salary: 300.00 - 390.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Finance Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: 3070405
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My client, Highways England is currently looking for a cost engineer / estimator to join their Birmingham team on a 5 month contract. The cost engineer will be expected to give advice on planning and estimating alongside managing activities across the business. They will contribute to the development of a process improvement approach to cost engineering. Working with commercial colleagues to contribute to the improving capability of the cost engineering functions as well as commercial expertise in the wider business.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:
• Provide expert advice on planning and estimating matters in relation to allocated schemes
• Undertake project cost estimates in accordance with current guidance and tools
• Audit, develop and challenge estimates received, including target costs, to contribute to effective cost driven management of all projects
• Lead and mentor Assistant Cost Engineers
• Assess safety performance to minimise risks, develop improvements and escalate issues with relevant authorities

The role will be based in Birmingham city center and is expected to start ASAP. This contract has been deemed IN SCOPE of IR35 and the pay will be up to £390 a day umbrella company rate or £300 PAYE. Rates are dependent on experience.

If this role sounds of interest to you please apply ASAP, shortlisted candidates will be contacted within the next few working days.


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