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AWE are currently recruiting for a Senior Cost Engineer to join the Finance and Business Management team.  As a Senior Cost Engineer you will ensure that a quality Cost Engineering service is delivered to projects by leading and task managing a team of Cost Engineers and Financial Analysts.

Location – Reading area

Package - £41,000 - £60,000 subject to skills and experience

AWE offer a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependant).  A salary sacrifice scheme is also available.

You will be part of an integrated Project Controls team responsible for contributing to the production of project budgets, monthly cost reports, cost forecasts, assessments of value of work in progress and supplier value of work done. You will also have input into the investment approval and change control process, risk and opportunity process and peer reviews.

We are looking for the Senior Cost Engineer to have:

  • Degree or HND/HNC in appropriate business or technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience of implementing best practice cost engineering processes and tools including;
  • Budget production and maintenance
  • Cost Forecasting
  • Change Control
  • Variance Analysis
  • Cost and Performance Reporting
  • Knowledge of forms of contract
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management processes and techniques
  • Good communication skills including networking, influencing and stakeholder management
  • Preferably, we are looking for the Senior Cost Engineer to have:
  • Project Management qualification (e.g. APMP)
  • Membership of relevant professional body or working towards
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring
  • Knowledge of confidence modelling processes
     

Individuals interested in this permanent opportunity will be required to be eligible for UK Security Clearance.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country’s nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions. 

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and disabled people.

To apply – please click link - https://awepeople.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/External_Careers/job/Reading-area/Senior-Cost-Engineer---IAC-Projects_R6305-2


Cost Engineer

AWE are currently recruiting for Project Cost Engineers to join the Project Controls team within the Finance and Business Management Function. Our Project Cost Engineers are tasked to deliver a first-class cost engineering service to projects within the company.

As a Project Cost Engineer you will be an integral part of our Project Controls team responsible for contributing to the production of project budgets, monthly cost reports, cost forecasts, assessments of value of work in progress and supplier value of work done. You will also have input into the investment approval and change control process, risk and opportunity process and peer reviews.

Location – Reading area

Package - £25,000 - £45,000 subject to skills and experience

AWE offer a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependant).  A salary sacrifice scheme is also available.

Successful applicants for the Project Cost Engineer role will have:

  • ·       Knowledge and experience of implementing best practice cost engineering processes and tools including;
  • ·       Budget production and baseline maintenance
  • ·       Cost Forecasting
  • ·       Change Control
  • ·       Variance Analysis
  • ·       Cost and Performance Reporting
  • ·       Knowledge and experience of forms of contract Eg NEC3
  • ·       Knowledge and experience of working with Earned Value Management (EVM) processes and techniques
  • ·       Good communication skills including networking, influencing and stakeholder management
  • ·       Experience of coaching and mentoring

 

Opportunities would also exist to gain experience of Project Planning utilising Primavera as AWE’s primary project scheduling tool as well as Project Controls Management.

Qualifications

  • ·       Preferred - degree or HND/HNC in appropriate business or technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • ·       Association of Project Management qualification (e.g. APM - Practitioner)
  • ·       Membership or working towards membership of relevant professional body (Eg Association of cost engineers - ACostE)

 

Special Requirements

·       Willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country’s nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions. 

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and disabled people.

To apply – please click link -https://awepeople.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External_Careers/job/Reading-area/Cost-Engineer_R915-1


It's a great time to join the Project Controls function at AWE as a Project Planner or Senior Project Planner. AWE is one of the area's largest employers and offers an excellent work/life balance working a nine day fortnight with a competitive basic salary plus generous holiday entitlement, workplace pension scheme and additional flexible benefits scheme. 

£25,000 - £50,000

Our Project Planners work within the Project Controls teams across the business on a broad spectrum of projects, ranging from site maintenance, highly technical scientific and engineering trials and analysis, to major capital construction and refurbishment projects, all within some of the most tightly regulated environments possible.  The level of complexity along with the unique aspects of the projects contribute to the high level of satisfaction felt by our planners and project control teams as they support something that is truly exceptional.  Personal development is an essential ingredient within the team and doesn’t stop when you reach the senior levels with opportunities for technical training, professional membership, technical and personal mentoring as well as the opportunity to support others around you.


We are looking to recruit Project Planners and Senior Project Planners and are interested in hearing from candidates from a variety of industry sectors who may be at different stages of their planning career.

Please indicate on your application which level you are interested in.


You will have;

·        A good understanding of project management

·        Excellent organisational skills

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·        The ability to read and interpret charts and spreadsheets

·        Knowledge or experience of using best practice planning processes and tools

·        Primavera P6 experience

·        Knowledge and understanding of Earned Value Management processes and procedures

·        Knowledge and understanding of confidence modelling processes and techniques

Individuals interested in this permanent opportunity will be required to be eligible for UK Security Clearance.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and disabled people.