Working as a Cost Analyst is a great option for graduates who have excellent analytical and organisational skills along with a good attention to detail. This type of role involves helping companies to make better informed decisions regarding their finances.
Cost Analysts typically enjoy decent job security and salaries, and have a chance to work with many different departments.
Gregory Martin currently has opportunities for Graduate Cost Analyst, Graduate Operational Analyst & Graduate Project Manager in Hampshire.
All these roles are based in the maritime city of Portsmouth. The company is a successful management consultancy which provides technical expertise to projects in the Ministry of Defence. They also work in the nuclear, defence, space, and transport sectors of the UK.
Due to expansion, the consultancy is looking for three recent graduates with excellent mathematical and analytical skills. You will also need to have excellent problem-solving skills and be highly computer literate. Full training will be given, with these roles offering excellent career prospects.
Responsibilities for the role of Graduate Cost Analyst Consultant will include supporting delivery of technical consulting projects. You will also be designing and applying analysis approaches to tackle real world problems.
What kind of experience do you need?
Qualifications and experience needed for the role include a degree in a subject with analytical and engineering elements like Mathematics, Statistics, Operational Research, Engineering, or Physics.
You should also have an interest in applying analytical skills to solve problems and support decision making. An awareness of the following is also important: problem structuring, cost modelling and analysis, risk management and analysis, and data analytics.
It also helps for the Cost Analyst Consultant to have a knowledge of data manipulation and analysis languages (VBA, SQL, R, Python). Good interpersonal skills are also essential and a willingness to work away from home at company sites for short periods of time.
If you’re interested in these graduate roles in Portsmouth, simply get in touch for more information.