Principle Estimator/Cost Engineer

  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Mcrae

  • Contact email:

    ben.mcrae@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH95284_1546448717

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-01

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Principle Estimator / Cost Engineer

Devonport Royal Dockyard - Plymouth

6 Month Inintial Contract

Rates of up to £45/hour

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)