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Principle Estimator/Cost Engineer

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Project Management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

  • Contact email:

    Janet.Mottram@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    155110JMM_1545387376

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-15

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Description

A Principal Estimator/Cost Engineer is required the ideal candidate will have the 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.

They will be responsible for applying requirements management, budgeting & cost control, financial management, change management and benefits management.

Principal tasks and responsibilities to include:

  • 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
  • Ensure a full and detailed understanding and interpretation of the Customer requirements incl. Project gate and phase reviews iaw the Project Life cycle
  • Lead on the continuity between estimating and project delivery
  • Development and maintenance of Project Assumptions/Exclusions and Dependencies logs
  • Management of the project change register and associated impact assessments
  • Ensuring that the schedule is cost loaded in line with the Baseline budgets
  • 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

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences A minimum of five years applying estimating, budgeting & cost control in a complex environment.

2 years supervisory/managerial experience in an estimating environment.

Qualifications

HNC level qualification in engineering / project / construction management or a related field.

Security

Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining security clearance (SC) or developed vetting (DV) level of security clearances)