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LTT RAS - Commercial Assurance - Capital Projects Cost Consultant

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Line of service
Assurance
Grade
Senior Associate/Senior Consultant
Specialism
Assurance - Risk Assurance - Commercial
Industry
Across all industries
Position type
Full Time
Job ID
23607BR

Job description

Job title – Capital Projects Cost Consultants
About the role

Significant value is built and eroded through capital projects across industries, sectors and geographies. The ability to manage capital project delivery risk has been a defining capability for successful companies with asset intensive businesses – such as those in the energy, utilities, mining and construction industries – along with a myriad of government entities focusing on infrastructure development and refurbishment. The risks associated with major capital projects often hit the enterprise risk radar screen, and for many organisations there is an opportunity to boost the level of risk assurance focus and expertise when it comes to capital project governance, contract and commercial management, risk management and controls.

At PwC, our global Commercial Assurance Capital Projects team provides project risk assurance, contract audit and controls advisory support to clients across industries and territories. We deliver an optimal combination of project audit and technical expertise, with our team comprising a diverse range of experts including civil, mechanical and chemical engineers, as well as project management, construction, accounting and IT professionals. Our experience in portfolio, programme, and project controls with large scale capital project execution spans across the public and private sector including utilities, construction, mining, oil and gas, and public infrastructure.

This role involves

Managing engagement teams on a day-to-day basis, providing coaching and oversight to delivery teams as well as driving quality outcomes for our clients and building key stakeholder relationships
Be heavily involved in business development, through opportunity identification and development, through to leading proposal bids and contracting with client contacts
Contributing to capital project industry thought leadership
Acting as a subject matter specialist regarding cost and commercial aspects of major capital program

If you enjoy working with high profile clients, then our Commercial Assurance Capital Projects team at PwC will provide you with that opportunity. The role requires flexibility & mobility, with national & international travel often required. .

Requirements
Cost and Commercial Specialist

We are looking for an RICS qualified/Chartered Quantity Surveyor candidate with capital projects experience in industry to fulfil the role of cost and commercial specialist in our Commercial Assurance Capital Projects team. We are looking for a background in cost and commercial management with experience across the design, implementation and governance of large, complex programmes.

As well as good practical work experience, ideally gained within a large contractor, consultancy or client organisation, you’ll have working knowledge/experience of:

  • Complex capital programme delivery

  • Project cost management

  • Procurement and supply chain management

  • Commercial management of third parties

  • Supply chain optimisation and monitoring

  • Contractual negotiation, set-up and exit

  • Excellent IT skills

  • Be a qualified RICS qualified/Chartered Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector Experience:

  • Infrastructure - including Transport, Utilities or Energy/Nuclear

  • Additional experience which would be very relevant includes:

  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills

  • Capital project cost auditing

  • Management of project teams

  • Extensive network in the capital projects sector

Responsibilities
  • If you’re successful you’ll work in multi-disciplinary teams undertaking client work which includes for example:

  • Managing and delivering assignments

  • Working as part of a team or independently depending on the size of the assignment

  • Developing client relationships

  • Identifying and developing client opportunities

  • Face-to-face contact with clients and their professional advisors

  • You’ll be joining a team who welcome your outlook and knowledge, whilst developing your skill set further within one of the world’s leading professional organisations. With an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working requirements where appropriate and have many successful arrangements currently in place.



Salary: competitive
Closing date: 9th February 2018

Location
London


Assurance

Assurance is a dynamic place to be right now, and the variety of opportunities on offer is unprecedented. It’s work that really does matter. It matters for businesses, governments and society at large. Our team provides confidence on the most complex decisions companies have to take and this provides a wealth of opportunities to everyone who joins us and works with us.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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