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Rail: Cost Analyst: London

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Rail: Cost Analyst: London

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rosie Wilkinson

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  • Published:

    over 4 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Crossrail require a Cost Analyst for at least until the end of March 2019.

Role Brief:

  • Work with the Project teams to analyse and report on the cost status of the Programme.
  • Co-ordinate the production and retention of Programme cost records, including cost analysis for accounting and reporting purposes, and unit cost records.
  • Establish and agree the cost information to be retained to inform future estimates for comparable projects, including quantities and unit cost data.
  • Specify and manage the retention of cost and quantity records, ensuring that the specified information is obtained by Project teams from contractors.
  • Analyse and explain historic cost changes; prepare reports on cost change values with explanations of the key cost drivers.
  • Establishing current cost records in Projects across the Programme, in different systems and formats.
  • Establishing and agreeing the cost data and "cost book" to be produced by Crossrail for future use.
  • Drilling down from cost systems to more granular analysis following the WBS.

Skills & Experience required:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent, preferably in Engineering or Construction Management or Quantity Surveying or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of cost reporting and analysis, Quantity surveying and unit cost estimating
  • Advanced experience of major project cost control and cost management systems
  • An advanced level of MS Excel skills
  • Experience of forecasting, scheduling techniques and risk analysis
  • Experience in technical and practical application of estimating, pricing and costing on major infrastructure projects.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication, with experience of presenting cost engineering information to management and an ability to make complex information easy to understand