Lead Cost Engineer

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    Romney Marsh, Kent

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    £42.00 - £49.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Natalie Pritchard-Barrett

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    24 Months

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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
* 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
* 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 principle
* 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
* Strong financial background
* 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
* Have a Accountancy background