Cost Engineer

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Peter Andu


Greater London
£60k - 75k per year

A leading Project Services firm are looking for an experienced Cost Engineer with pre-existing Pharmaceutical or Data Center experience for a project in Cork, Ireland, beginning from the end of June on a permanent basis.

This represents the chance to take a key role in the revamp of an existing Pharmaceutical manufacturing site.

Due to the current travel restrictions, my client are primarily considering Irish-based cost engineers at this stage or those who are looking to permanently relocate to Ireland.

Cost Engineer Role:

The Cost Engineer will be working as part of a wider Project Controls teams for one of the largest Pharmaceutical manufacturing sites in Cork:

  • Ability to define the Cost Control process to support project requirements to record, track and report costs during the lifecycle of a project.
  • Ability to review and understand all relevant documentation pertaining to the project including Scope of Services, Conditions of Contract, Project Execution Plan, Project Schedule etc.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of Work Breakdown and Project Coding Structures for control of work defined by the contract.
  • Breakout of capital cost estimate into project budgets by company cost codes and networks as per the Corporate and Project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Assessment of Value of Work Done (VOWD) relevant to engineering services, purchase orders and sub-contracts, by reviewing actual costs received and forecasting accrual to month end cut-off.

Requirements for Cost Engineer Role:

Demonstrably independent and proactive Cost Engineers have a real advantage, and you should have the following attributes:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience on projects in the Pharmaceutical, Bio-Technology or Data Center industries.
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks. 


As well as offering a competitive salary of up to €76,000 (based on experience), remuneration for this role include a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:

  • Company car/car allowance
  • 5% Company pension contribution
  • Single persons private medical cover
  • Permanent Health Cover.

Fundamentally this is an urgent need, with my client looking to bring on the right candidate as soon as possible. 

To register interest, please contact Peter Andu at, or ring for me at 020 812 7700. Feel free to follow me on LinkedIn for a range of similar interviews or to book in an informal chat.  


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