Cost Analyst / Cost Consultant

Posted 30 October by Gregory Martin International
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Cost Analyst / Cost Consultant

Our client if a successfulprofessional services and technology partner to global, defence, energy, space and intelligence & communications programmes.

As a 'Cost Analyst’ Consultant you will be providing detailed analysis of data and costs to assist your client’s industry make better decisions. This may be working in customer teams to support procurement decisions with analytical thinking and outcomes, modelling of operational performance and sustainment, or historical analysis to support learning lessons from previous operations.

Responsibilities for Cost Analyst / Consultant will include:

  • Provide detailed analysis to support key decisions within the project teams.
  • Identifying and winning work within your client’s industry.
  • Building new relationships and maintaining the relationships with current customers.
  • Using and developing problem structuring methods and a variety of tools and techniques, including novel approaches where required.
  • Working organically in customer teams to deliver rapid turn-around analysis or using one of the company’s offices as a team hub from which to plan and deliver tasks.

Essential Requirements re role of Cost Analyst /Cost Consultant:

Using logical and analytical thinking to solve complex problems for the client.

Strong Microsoft Excel skills to support analysis of data.

Experience in analysing project data (cost/risk/schedule).

Working in a client’s team to influence strategic decision makers whilst delivering practical solutions.

Be a trusted individual who can perform when working as part of a team or when acting independently with support from colleagues.

Be articulate with good presentation and written communication skills.

Be dependable, committed and have a genuine enthusiasm to contribute to the growth of a successful business.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (or have experience that will enable them to meet ICEAA or AcostE membership criteria).

Preferred but not essential:

  • Knowledge of statistical software packages such as 'R’.
  • Knowledge of and application of Visual Basic.
  • Experience as a cost management consultant in the MOD, business and safety programmes or public sector project environments.

Travel will be required to client sites UK wide

Cost Analyst / Cost Consultant

Salary - £35K-£55K

Location - Bristol, South West

Required skills

  • Analysis
  • Microsoft Excel
  • MOD
  • Statistical Software
  • Cost Management

Reference: 38645652

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