Senior Cost Estimator

Job Title - Senior Cost Estimator
Location - Bristol
Salary - Competitive

Main Purpose
Manage and provide a comprehensive cost estimating service to the Programme Managers within the various Key
Account areas of the Nuclear Business Unit. Role will require liaison with the other Senior Estimators within the Business unit in order to deliver and manage a coordinated estimating capability in support of the ongoing and developing business needs.

Key Result Areas
Main Responsibilities:
1.Manage the delivery of fit for purpose cost estimates for major projects within Nuclear Business Unit
2. Manage and coordinate provision of agency supplied estimating resources across portfolio of projects within the Business Unit
3. Carry out peer review of cost estimates on behalf of business/project managers to ensure appropriateness of methodology and improve consistency & robustness of cost estimates
4. Work with other Senior Estimators to develop a fit for purpose database of estimating norms in support of the business needs
5. Work with other Senior Estimators to deploy fit for purpose estimating procedures and tools in support of the business needs

Knowledge, Experience, Skills etc
Desirable Aptitudes and Experience:
1. Minimum of 10 years experience in the field of cost estimating/cost engineering in either nuclear, process engineering, oil & gas or civil engineering sectors
2. Minimum of 5 years supervisory/managerial experience in cost estimating, cost engineering or project controls environment
3. Sound knowledge of recognised project management & controls principles
4. Good knowledge of the uses of commercial scheduling & estimating software
5. Experience in cost collection & analysis with respect to norm/parametric based estimating
6. Minimum qualification: HND or Degree in cost estimating or quantity surveying
7. Ideally a member of the Association of Cost Engineers (ACE) or Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
8. Ability to work to tight deadlines
9. Ability to motivate & impart knowledge
10. Excellent communication skills

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Bristol, Swindon, Cardiff, Swansea

Salary : Competitive

Date Advertised : 03 Dec 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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