Cost Control Engineer - UK Offshore Wind

London (Greater)
09 Nov 2021
09 Dec 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Cost Control Engineer to join our team to assist with the appropriate management and control of cost elements such as budget/forecast, actual spent of the project and input to finance for cash call and financial model.

Reporting to the Commercial & Finance Manager or the Product Control Manager, you will work within a joint venture structure set up with two partners at 50/50 to develop and deliver the project and you will be responsible for the appropriate management and control of Cost elements for a 1.5 GW UK offshore wind project.

Your responsibilities will include creation and administration of forecasts for the costs of Offshore wind project, and supporting package managers and procurement officers with the structural and consistent build-up of the costs. You will also take ownership of business case assumptions and work to maximise value for project shareholders by advocating financially optimal solutions.

Working with the Project Management team (PMT), you will also be required to establish and maintain up to date forecasts, challenge budget assumptions where appropriate and proactively seek more efficient solutions.

You will be required to attend project meetings and discussions with both internal and external stakeholders to provide cost control and planning advice, and liaise with Finance to assist with internal reporting.

To be successful for this role, you will have a demonstrable experience in a similar role with a strong understanding of complex tasks and the ability to work autonomously with great rigor and precision. You will possess excellent organization skills with the ability to manage your own workload and meet tight timescales. Excellent written and spoken English is a key requirement as well as the ability to use MS Office, in particular MS Excel

If you are looking for a new challenge as a member of a fast moving, large, multidisciplinary, and international team, we want to hear to hear from you.

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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