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Rail: Cost Engineer: London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Daniel Brokenshire

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


As a Cost Engineer (Commercial Manager) you'll support the Project Commercial Manager to deliver the commercial management of the project including but not limited to:

  • monitoring of procurement, cost, finance, risk management, compliance with contractual terms, cost verification, project staffing registers / forecasts and the timely resolution of contract change.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Be aware of the Corporate Governance policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to.
  • Undertake commercial management activities principally in the areas of cost management, risk and contract administration.
  • Implement the Project Control systems including cost, and risk in accordance with project procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for cost reduction
  • Implementing appropriate mechanisms and procedures to monitor compliance with contract terms and conditions and to check the timely resolution of contract change.
  • Produce reports and contribute to reviews and analysis of the cost and risk position.
  • Providing project specific cost, schedule and risk data to the Project Commercial Manager to support the overall programme reporting of schedule, scope, risk and change.
  • Implement the trend process for the control of project change.
  • Draft IA papers as directed by the Project Commercial Manager.
  • Undertaking specific tasks as requested by the Project Commercial Manager.
  • Deputise for the Project Commercial Manager as required.

Person Specification

  • Degree in Engineering, Business, Quantity Surveying, Law, or Construction Management, or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of quantity surveying, home office and site procedures and documents relating to a large scale, multi-discipline construction project.
  • Working knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices.
  • Some experience of dealing with large civil works and / or M&E packages as needed.