Principal Estimator / Cost Engineer

Principal Estimator / Cost Engineer - c£50/hr - Long Term Contract  - Plymouth
Key Words/Skills; Estimating, Cost, Naval, Marine, Security Cleared, Submarines, Frigates

The Client:
For more than three hundred years, engineers have been shaping the dockyard to ensure it supports the fleet and protects the nation. We need you to help continue this tradition, transforming, sustaining and improving Devonport to meet the demands of the Royal Navy for the next hundred years. 
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme, including Astute and Dreadnought class.

The Role:
Ability to develop and agree scope/budgets for projects and/or programmes and controlling forecast and actual costs against them. This includes the provision of risk & opportunity analysis on these budgets and change management. 
Responsible for applying requirements management, budgeting & cost control, financial management, change management and benefits management. 
Develop/implement and maintain the Project Baseline Budgets incl Control Account Plans/Responsibility Assignment Matrix and WBS Dictionary (SOW). 
Develop and maintain Project Risk & Opportunity registers and manage the mitigation actions. 
Implementation of change management process on the project and assurance of alignment with the business/contractual requirements. 
Provision of weekly and monthly performance & cost reports and associated analysis/narrative. 
Lead on provision of estimates, resource and financial forecast data from the project into the business. 
Cost estimate alignment between Primavera and IFS.
Maintain project EAC’s and ensure regular reviews are undertaken with each discipline 
Govern alignment of integrated schedule to project change register and budgets/forecasts

The Candidate:
You will be an Estimator / Cost Engineer with at least 5 - 10years experience.
You will have excellent communication skills both written and oral.
You will be qualified to a relevant standard. 

To discuss this Principal Estimator / Cost Engineer  vacancy please contact: James Walker Direct Dial: 0161 474 6856 or 07788668931.

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