Finance NextGen - Cost Engineer - Digital Costing (m/f)

Publish Date
11 Jul 2018
Airbus Defence and Space
Getafe ESP
Toulouse FRA
Reference Code
10403633 GL EN EXT 3
Interest Group
Professional staff - other
Functional Area
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Entry level (less than 2 years of experience)

Finance NextGen - Cost Engineer - Digital Costing (m/f)

Airbus Defence and Space Toulouse
Airbus Defence and Space Getafe (ex Airbus Military)

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

A vacancy for a Finance NextGen - Cost Engineer - Digital Costing (m/f) has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Toulouse or Getafe (Madrid-Spain). As the successful candidate you will join the costing department (TFOC).

You will be part of the Airbus "Finance NextGen" programme, which offers a development journey within a truly international environment, with jobs available in Europe and beyond.

Join Finance in Airbus Defence and Space, and embrace a world of opportunities!

Do you want to offer a unique value management perspective to enable growth and development in the business environment?

Finance in Airbus Defence and Space is a dynamic team, working hand-in-hand with the business, and acting as a supportive and evolving community.

Together as one integrated Finance Team, our ambition is to actively contribute to the financial performance and success of Airbus by delivering outstanding results for Airbus Defence and Space. And you could be part of this team!

In this role, the activities are transnational and are for the entire Airbus Defence and Space Division being Space System; Military Aircraft; Communications, Intelligence & Security; or Unmanned Aerial Systems.

You will perform and deliver cost reports, assess the cost estimate quality or risks scenario, identify cost drivers and recommend for cost optimization in regard of available assumptions, references, models and experience supporting value analysis or design to cost exercises .

You will be responsible for supporting the company through the collation and analysis of cost data, and the development of efficient cost estimating models in the frame of Digital Costing Project.

This position will require a security clearance or will require being eligible for clearance by the recognized authorities.

Tasks & accountabilities

You will participate to Digital Costing Project through:

  • The setting of standards, upgrade of cost engineering processes and continuous.update/capitalization of expertise (lessons learnt).
  • The inventory, development of and validation of cost models models and cost references.
  • Lead Financial analytics activities for having cost models and associated patterns.
  • Interface with other Airbus Divisions.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Required skills

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to a Finance or Business Administration degree level (or equivalent) or an Engineering degree with Business and Management skills.
  • Project management basics.
  • Strong interest for technical topics.
  • Strong finance background.
  • Knowledge of SAP.
  • Interest for Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Negotiation level of English mandatory.
  • French, German or Spanish would be a plus.


Airbus (Commercial Aircraft), Airbus Helicopters, Airbus Defence and Space
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