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Cost Estimator

Cost Estimator - Devonport - Duration 6 months - Rate c£NEG/hr umbrella.
Key words / skills: Cost, Estimator, Naval, Marine, Dockyard, EVM, ACostE, RICS, ECITB, BPSS

Overview:
Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Babcock Naval Marine in order to recruit a Cost Estimator, to work at Devonport on a 6 month contract.
As a Cost Estimator your duties and responsibilities will include:
Primary Purpose 
Prepare fit for purpose cost estimates across all key account areas and project categories that comply with company standards and processes and utilise methodologies appropriate to the project lifecycle stage.
Ensure all estimates meet the required Class appropriate to the level of scope maturity and estimating methodology applied.

Principal Tasks & Responsibilities:
Prepare fit for purpose cost estimates across all key account areas and project categories that comply with company standards and processes and utilise methodologies appropriate to the project lifecycle stage.
Liaise as required with engineering and other departments to obtain the necessary inputs required for the timely compilation of cost estimates.
Ensure an appropriate Basis of Estimate is adequately documented for all cost estimates together with all necessary underpinnings.
Present and support cost estimates through technical and commercial review process.
Carry out peer review and benchmarking of cost estimates as required.
Support and contribute to the collection & compilation of appropriate estimating norms to support the preparation of reliable & defensible cost estimates.
Train and mentor less experienced staff in processes & tools to ensure cost estimates are prepared in a consistent and standard format across the company.

Academic Requirements Experience Requirements:
Sound knowledge of all industry recognised estimating methodologies.
Awareness of commercial & contractual arrangements.
Awareness of recognised project management & project controls principles.
Awareness of the application of recognised EVM & risk management principles.
Minimum qualification: Level 2 or 3 Diploma in a relevant discipline or ECITB Certificate in Project Controls.
Ideally working towards membership of the Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE) or Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of cost estimating, cost engineering or quantity surveying in a relevant industry sector.
Knowledge or experience in the use of commercially available estimating software.
Some experience in collection & analysis of actual costs with respect to developing norm and parametric based estimates.
Some experience in preparation of cost plans and estimates in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

Candidate:
You will be an experienced Cost Estimator.
5-10 years experience.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.