Applications are invited for the post of Programme Cost Estimator
Responsibility : esponsibility :
Review proposed changes and prepare new or updated cost estimates, as required.
Develop and maintain estimating reference data and indices to assist in calculation of depreciation, cost of schedule acceleration, inflation, value engineering / value management, location factors and calculation of contingency.
Participate in the procurement process through provision of fair-cost / should-cost estimates and the review of tender cost data.
Perform engineering economic analysis of cost estimates and costing data.
Gather cost estimating and back up data and generate estimate analyses, metrics and reports that will be effective in gauging the effectiveness of the cost estimating process.Measures of Success :
Performance of cost estimating process requirements within or exceeding established system quality requirements, reporting and completion timeframes and metrics.
Meet established Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
Positive 360 degree feedback from Project Managers, the executive management team, the Client and Stakeholders.
Skill and qualifications :
BA / BS in a relevant engineering or business / financial discipline or an equivalent of education plus experience.
Fifteen or more years experience preparing cost estimates on major construction projects in highly regulated environments.
Professional certification in Risk Management, Cost Engineering / Quantity Surveying or Project Management.
Cost estimating experience in a major (multi-Â£b) public sector programme environment.
Engineering or business management background with practical experience in estimate preparation, analysis and reporting.