Job Ref: 03116 Recruiter: Paul Sinnott
Country: Ireland Location: Dublin & Kildare
Job Category: Construction, Finance, Process, Pharma Life Science, Salary Range: €Negotiable

Job Description

Project Controls/Cost Engineer (Dublin / Kildare)

Kppm are looking to recruit a Project Controls/Cost Engineer in Dublin / Kildare for our client a global provider of engineering who work on pharmaceutical, semiconductor manufacturing, data centre facilities, and other state of the art manufacturing facilities.

You must have a high degree of numerical skills, accuracy and attention to detail.  Aptitude for process compliance and ability to pick up errors will be a key attribute.

You will have post graduate experience in the following:

•                     Cost Engineering

•                     Estimating

•                     Contract Administration

•                     Closure of Final Accounts


•                     Setup up of MS Excel reconciliation tracking spreadsheets (Recon) for each project

•                     Raising requisitions in Pfizer system including ability to recognise errors in coding and details provided from Engineers

•                     Reconciliation of Recon spreadsheets to financial spends and PO reports

•                     Invoice management for all projects including approvals, rejections and Holds; Invoice queries and resolutions.

•                     Analysis of all engineering aged invoices from report and issuing analysed report to responsible persons for action;

•                     Checking invoices and splitting of invoices into projects coding

•                     Vendor Management including set up in conjunction with Procurement team, and maintenance of existing vendor details on SAP as required.

•                     Cost Reporting – Preparation of monthly cost reports, review with Project Manager and Project Services Manager, Presentation to Client

•                     Liaises with Accounting to ensure accurate cost analysis, assists with invoice preparation. Provides labour, margin and revenue forecasts

•                     Liaises with Engineering in budget preparation, change management, Estimating, Progress Measurement.

Education and Experience

•                     Suitable candidates must have a Degree in finance/accounting or engineering (Construction Economics) or numerical-based relevant degree.

•                     Candidates must have a minimum 5 years post graduate experience working in a project environment, ideally engineering and cost control.

•                     Experience in Pharmaceutical / Biotech sectors Preferable, but not essential.

•                     Highly Competent in MS Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & PDF Adobe.

•                     Knowledge of Oracle & SAP

•                     Require: 2 x Written References in a similar role

This is a Contract for Services role and the hourly rate is €negotiable depending on experience.

For further information or to apply please contact: Paul Sinnott Recruitment Consultant at kppm in Dublin. Phone: 086-0438665 or Email:

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