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Estimator

  • Location

    Argyll & Bute, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gordon Clark

  • Contact email:

    gordon.clark@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    156908GC2_1549368815

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-12

  • Start date:

    18/02/2019

Our client is seeking an Estimator for a minimum 6 month contract role based outside Glasgow.

Role Description:

Accountable for producing estimates in accordance with the estimating processes
Accountable for producing project-specific Basis of Estimate documentation in accordance with the estimating processes and the production and maintenance of associated policies, procedures and guidelines
Accountable for developing and maintaining relationships with internal stakeholders
Accountable for assuring the quality of Estimating deliverables
Accountable for continuously improving daily ways of working within own area of responsibility
Responsible for the maintenance and continuous improvement of the estimating benchmarking database
Responsible for recommending changes to the estimating norms and ranges
Responsible for the production of estimating deliverables in accordance with the appropriate procedures and guidelines
Responsible for producing project-specific Basis of Estimate documentation in accordance with the estimating processes and the production and maintenance of associated policies, procedures and guidelines
Responsible for supporting the development and continuous improvement of the end-to-end estimating processes and the production and maintenance of associated policies, procedures and guidelines
Responsible for personal workload and ensuring all deadlines are met
Responsible for undertaking other duties as reasonably required from time to time by line and task management
Responsible for maintaining and promoting high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality

Qualifications Required:

A level standard of education or equivalent
Degree or HND/HNC educated in appropriate business or technical discipline preferable
Project Management qualification (e.g. APMP) preferable
Membership of relevant professional body, or working towards membership, (e.g. RICS, ACostE, APM, PMI) preferable

Knowledge and experience of using best practice estimating processes and tools in a complex, project environment
Knowledge and understanding of forms of contract, e.g. NEC3
Knowledge and understanding of confidence modelling processes and techniques
Experience of developing and maintaining effective relationships
Knowledge and understanding of Earned Value Management processes and procedures preferable
Experience of using an estimating norms and ranges database preferable

Competent in
Independent Assurance - The ability to undertake an independent assessment of the evidence file supporting an investment, and to make appropriate recommendations
Confidence Modelling - The ability to use statistical modelling techniques to provide confidence in business plans and processes
Performance Analysis - The ability to analyse different types of performance data and provide insight and recommendation on performance, e.g. earned value, performance forecasting
Project Planning - The ability to create and maintain a project plan in order to manage a project throughout its lifecycle
Project Cost Engineering - The ability to utilise cost engineering techniques to manage and control project costs throughout its lifecycle
Project Estimating - The ability to create a project estimate, based on scope, technical specification and sources of cost information
Requirements Management - The ability to capture requirements and assumptions with associated acceptance criteria

Risk, Issue and Opportunity Management -
The ability to objectively identify and analyse the impact of risks and opportunities to the organisation. This includes qualitative and quantitative assessment

Additional Comments

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your engagement may be delayed or rejected.

The successful candidates must be a UK national who will need to be SC cleared.