Senior Cost Engineer

BH-270253
  • Negotiable
  • Sweden Boden
  • Contract
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Hydrogen
NES Fircroft are looking for a Senior Project Cost Engineer to join an exciting project based in Boden, Sweden on a 6-12 month renewable contract.

Our client is on a mission to disrupt the global steel industry by producing green steel, with the end goal of bringing down CO2 emissions to zero. By using green hydrogen and fossil-free electricity instead of coal; water and heat will be our primary emissions. By 2030, their ambition is to produce 5 million tonnes of green steel annually in their fully integrated, digitalized, and sustainable plant in Boden, located in northern Sweden - currently in construction phase. 

We are looking for a talented, innovative, and purpose-driven people to join their rapidly growing and diverse team. 

Responsibilities:
  • Supervision, cost management for major areas, estimating in alignment of project objectives. Providing support to the given EPCM Contractors and assistance in resolution of problems.
  • Co-ordinate monthly meetings with EPCM contractors to review Cost Reports, cashflows, change management etc. and establish a process to accurately forecast cost upwards from construction contractors and supply vendors.
  • Coordinate the interface with stakeholders, including finance and accounting, to prepare written cost analysis and reports on timely and accurate forecast of project cost status.
  • Coordinate with Area Managers on cost review meetings monthly. Interface with the cost team and finance to prepare monthly internal reports.
  • Prepare and assist the Head of Project Services in the development and delivery of written/oral presentations to stakeholders.
  • Keep abreast of the ongoing work of the project to discern adverse trends, potential problem areas, opportunities and participate in their proactive management.
Qualifications:
  • Approximately 10 years of experience in cost control on major industrial projects, ideally with EPCM contracting approach. Strong grasp of project delivery phases and associated activities, as outlined in cost management procedures and guidelines.
  • Proficient in the application of cost engineering, estimating, and planning practices outlined in AACE and PMI standards.
  • Comprehensive understanding of cross-functional collaboration, including interfaces with engineering, procurement, construction, safety, quality, finance/accounting, planning, and document control.
  • Familiarity with cost control software and the ability to analyze cost-saving value engineering scenarios, implementing effective reporting in line with guidelines.
  • Demonstrated expertise in estimating techniques, including overseeing major project estimating development and reviews.
  • Foster good communication and inter-personal skills to ensure a smooth teamwork.
  • Proactively work to anticipate challenges, collaborating effectively with various stakeholders, EPCMs and third-party suppliers to address potential issues promptly.


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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