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Cork Cost Controller Contract (€50 – 80 per hour)



Cost Controller


The Cost Controller will need to bring energy, experience, and commitment to carry out the following:

  • Work in conjunction with client project teams to implement tools and methods to ensure project control

  • Monitor leading indicators and trends to provide early warning of issues to project teams, the E&C Area Lead and Regional Directors

  • Be accountable, unbiased, make issues visible and collaborate with teams to solve problems before they become overruns or missed deadlines

  • Focus on control and continuous improvement



  • Develop, monitor and maintain overall Monthly Project Cost Reports including: budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, change management, risk management, and early warning of issues

  • Assure accurate and timely monitoring of project commitments, spending, accruals, budget transfers and change orders

  • Interface with client systems (SAP, PPRS, etc.) to enable controlling/reporting

  • Support implementation of Target Value Delivery

  • Develop and maintain overall project staffing and spending plans

  • Interface with AE (Architect Engineer) & CM (Construction Management) Project Control personnel to ensure accurate and timely cost reports and forecasts

  • Working knowledge of progress measurement methods and understanding of earned value systems

  • Support of project financial close-out requirements including asset definition and valuation



  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate engineering discipline or equivalent

  • 5-10 years of cost engineering experience, preferably someone who has been involved with both client & EPCM organizations.

  • Experience, preference in Pharmaceutical projects. Open to relevant experience from other industries should experience match the above responsibilities.

Core competencies:

  • Demonstrated experience balancing and organizing multiple project or assignments

  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Visio)

  • Knowledge of SAP

  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients/peers/management to successfully meet shifting needs.

  • Must have strong oral/written communication skills and be able to present technical information in simple, non-technical terms.

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