Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth

£37.80 - £43.50 p/hr

12 month contract

Techniche Global are working with an engineering defence contractor to appoint a Senior Estimator. You will develop and agree scope/budgets for projects and/or programmes and control forecast and actual costs against them. You will be responsible for applying requirements management, budgeting & cost control, financial management and change 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)

· 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

· 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

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences:

· Mid level experience applying estimating, budgeting & cost control in a complex environment.

· Previous supervisory/managerial experience in an estimating environment.

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