Costing Specialist

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about 1 month ago

Costing Specialist - Products and Proposals

Nailsea, Bristol

12 Month Contract

Pay: up to £40/h via Umbrella

An internationally leading manufacturing company are looking for a Costing Specialist for Products and Proposals. The role will build and own cost models for product portfolios and support proposals for a given portfolio. A critical role in a cost focused Commercial organisation driving competitiveness into key Products & Proposals.
The role reports to the Subsea Production Systems Global Commercial Costing Leader and offers a fantastic pathway into more senior and wider positions with the Business Controls and Commercial teams.


  • Owns Product costing data for assigned Product Portfolio

  • Build costed Models to support Proposals

  • Work with a cross functional team to challenge cost base and build cost certainty

  • Embed lessons learned from execution teams into costed systems

  • Develop Product benchmarking reports for Products and Portfolios

  • Drive the cost competitiveness objectives with the Product Management team.

  • Establish a standard costing operating rhythm for high volume structured products.

  • Identify Proposal Specific cost risks for given portfolio.

Qualifications & skills required:

  • Background in cost estimation/Cost engineering advantageous.

  • Background in Project Management/cost estimation/Planning and other project execution skills.

  • Relevant experience in project management, project cost estimating or cost controlling with Industrial business environment

  • Analytically strong in cost estimating, risk assessment and reporting.

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous

  • Possess good project background and technical writing ability and skills.

  • Mature, proactive, resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.

  • Proven leadership capability and management skills, written, spoken communication skills.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Leadership though influence.

  • Proven ability to lead small teams / projects

  • Cost estimating systems familiarity

  • Proven ability to deliver results

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