Crawley, West Sussex
Up to £302.98 per day
7 months ago
Bid Cost Engineer; Location: Crawley; 2-month Contract; £302.98 payee per day.
We are currently recruiting for a Bid Cost Engineer, to be based at our clients site in Crawley.
The purpose of the role is to:
On behalf of the business and in support of Corporate Governance, ensure the integrity of estimating, costing and financial modelling of bids and projects as appropriate
Work in association with other functions to provide an effective estimating and costing service
Undertaking cost modelling of business opportunities.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
Responsible for coordination, creation, review and presentation of Estimating, Costing & Pricing information to inform the Manage Bid & Manage Project Processes
Prepare and present estimating and financial data at Gates, Estimate Review and CCRs
Modelling of estimated costs, overheads, funding, cashflow, margin, profitability
Support the continuing development and implementation of effective estimating and costing processes, methodologies and tools
The job holder will be expected to work out of normal office hours, often at short notice, when required.
Requirement to travel within the UK to work as required, possibly at short notice.
Key performance Indicators against Responsibilities and Tasks (professional only):
Undertake a self-assessment of competency, experience and knowledge against activities listed within the Bid Finance Competency Framework. Identify strengths, weaknesses and prepare a personal training needs analysis. (within one month)
Become familiar with all estimating, costing and Bid Finance related processes and procedures within Chorus 2.
Become fully conversant with current estimating, costing and financial models and be able to demonstrate practical application.
Review self-assessment of competency, experience and knowledge against Bid Finance activities listed within the Bid Finance Competency Framework
Essential- Proven experience and understanding of: -
Large business and processes
Finance and performance metrics
Risk and opportunity analysis and modelling
Strong commercial and financial awareness
Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
Effective communicator, able to articulate ideas and deliver information in a clear and persuasive manner
Ability to self-manage
Excellent organisation skills, delivering to agreed timescales with attention to detail
Must be a car driver with a current licence.
Conversant in use of recognised project control methodologies and tools, e.g. Primavera, Pertmaster
Forecasting of resource requirements
Ability to multi-task and prioritise work requirements.
Strong engineering or operations background
Previous cost engineering/ estimating experience gained in an aerospace environment
Excellent inter-personnel, communication and customer focused skills essential
Ability to spot problems and adopt sensible, effective, straight forward solutions
Ability to think and act ahead, takes a proactive approach and is self-motivated
Experience of working within a bidding environment
Preparedness to undertake staff coaching as appropriate.
Open, positive attitude to new ideas, practices & methods
Ability to build and maintain productive relationships across all stakeholders
Experience of working within Project Management or Project Controls environment
Good understanding of the Industry.
Please note that this role is inside IR35
Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.
Aerospace;bids;cost engineering;estimating; project controls;forecasting;commercial contracts;cost modelling; Primavera