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Cost Manager

Posted 28 February by Reed Engineering Easy Apply Featured Ended
Do you have experience of working as a Cost Manager in Utilities, Rail or other large organisation?

Do you have excellent people and stakeholder management skills?

Reed Engineering is currently working with a leading employer in Wales to recruit a Cost Manager. 

As a key member of the Asset Strategy Team you will be part of a team:

To deliver high quality strategic planning services to support decision-making and enable the company to achieve a sustainable balance between costs, levels of compliance and services for customers, thereby helping to earn the trust of our customers every day;

To work with asset strategy in operations and the capital delivery alliance to ensure that organisation continually improves its asset management systems and processes to ensure a successful outcome at the next Price Review;

To promote and support asset management best practice across the Company.

As Cost Manager you will:

Work with the Asset Strategy, Delivery and Operational teams to ensure that the organisation continually improves its Costing systems, processes and competencies to ensure a successful outcome at the next price review and the delivery of a cost efficient Capital Delivery Programme

Establish a best practice Unit Cost Database, Costing Strategy and methodology and manage the implementation throughout the Business.

Identify and support best practice in the identification, proposal and costing of technical solutions across the Company’s water and wastewater services.

Manage cost confidence, quality and governance throughout the Business.

Advise on the technical, carbon and cost aspects of options, projects and programmes of work and provide expert costing support to the Asset Strategy, Asset Management in Operations, Capital Delivery, Innovations, Energy, Developer Services Operational teams

Positively represent the organisation and the Asset Strategy Team in working with and influencing internal and external stakeholders and maintain a positive perception of the organisation’s Unit Cost Database, Costing and Data Capture strategies

-Qualified to a degree level. Chartered preferable or equivalent experience. 
-High level of understanding and experience in costing systems and procedures.
-Demonstrate an understanding of whole life costing in relation to solutions and Specifications.
-Experience in establishing and implementing a best practice Costing Strategy across a Business.
-Demonstrates influence at all levels including regulators, Board, senior teams and own team  
-Ability to direct a technically able team with individual expert elements.
-Ability to develop positive, collaborative relationships with stakeholders across, and outside, the business.
-Effective communication skills and the capability to translate them into a credible programme of work for others to follow

This role offers a competative salary and generous pension plan, 25 days plus public holidays, annual bonus

Please call Debbie Reeves on 02920 385149 to discuss in more detail or apply on-line. 

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34345547

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