Cost Engineer/Cost Manager is required for a contract position. Sopra Steria Recruitment working in partnership with a major Client Position Job Title: Cost Engineer/Cost Manager Location: Birmingham Duration: 5 Months with possibility of Extension Rate: £400 per day through Umbrella Relevant Experience: Experienced Cost Engineer/Estimator in the Civil Engineering, or relevant alternative, construction Sector; Demonstrable expertise in a specific range of cost engineering techniques Ability to work in a complex structured project and programme management environment to tight deadlines Able to engage with project stakeholders and work closely with project teams ensuring effective communication to achieve the desired outputs Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project or similar planning tools effectively Experience of working with and development of estimating templates, tools and techniques. Values and Behaviours Customer Service - Improve effectiveness against current customer service standards by seeking, analysing and acting on feedback from customers. Diversity - Ensure all staff within sphere of influence feel valued and supported, and challenge inappropriate behaviours, attitudes and practices. Teamwork - Work collaboratively with teams and stakeholders to improve business delivery, and celebrate and share success. Best Value - Plan and deploy the efficient use of resources by working across boundaries to achieve the best overall outcome. Continuous Improvement - Assess performance and achieve ongoing improvement by monitoring and evaluating against SMART objectives and performance indicators Integrity - Create an environment of trust by maintaining professional and personal integrity and ensuring compliance with data handling.