Cost and Change Analyst - HS2

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
£46000 - £52000/annum
Posted:
07/07/2018
Recruiter:
ATTB
Job Ref:

Cost and Change Analyst – HS2 Phase 2

Based in Birmingham & 12 month contract

Rate – £46,000 - 52,000 per annum

My client is the development partner for a major rail infrastructure project in Birmingham.

Job Purpose:

* Use deep technical knowledge and subject matter expertise to understand business and technical issues and impacts regarding proposed change.
* understanding of causes and effects and uses the knowledge gained from analysis to make recommendations or resolutions

Accountabilities:

* Analysis of outputs from changes proposed and subsequent effect on cost models to support accurate reporting, benchmarking and analysis of HS2 infrastructure costs.
* Ensuring that the information received is harvested and inserted into the right change/cost systems, in order to drive the mechanics behind the systems for earned value and world class cost reporting.
* Draw on industry best practice in the development and maintenance of HS2 cost systems to ensure consistent best in class approaches and decision making across all directorates.
* Provide support to the development of programme wide models including (amongst others) indirect costs, whole life, and prelims.
* Provides subject matter expertise to understand the impacts of proposed changes.
* Provides business or technical information
* Provides recommendations to change asessors

Experience:

* Understanding of the cost drivers that define a project and ability to convert engineering data into meaningful cost drivers.
* Quantity surveying skills and an understanding of the construction industry. Knowledge of cost systems.
* Ability to analyse effects of the proposed change on the financial data.
* Ability to analyse data and present as meaningful metrics.
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills and specifically the ability to present cost work.

Desirable Criteria:

* Working towards chartered status.
* Experience in infrastructure and/or the rail sector.

Successful Candidate Someone Who:

* can accurately and clearly interpret and articulate changes proposed, cost data and provide
* informative conclusions to allow effective decision making;
* has a good understanding of data usage;
* has proven ability to successfully conduct detailed project/programme planning; and
* Has experience of working with internal change management and cost systems.

This is a great opportunity but there will be a lot of competition for this position so if you are interested or know someone that is (we do run a referral scheme), please don’t hesitate to send me your CV or call me on 01895671832

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Contact Details:
ATTB
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Contact: Kris Clare
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