Cost Engineer/Modeller

Full Time
Job Sector:
Services / Miscellaneous
Swindon / Wiltshire
Salary description:
£25000 - £40000/ annum
Start Date:
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My client is looking for an experienced Cost Engineer/Modeller to join their rapidly growing group within the Defence Industry.

They specialise in providing analysis and decision support. This includes cost estimating and modelling, risk, schedule, benefits and operational analysis.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience: -

* Experience of collecting, collating and interpreting cost or financial data from previous projects, supplier estimates, internal experts and published sources

* Expert user of MS Excel, familiarity and confidence in using spreadsheets to create basic to complex models

* Experience of analysing cost data and generating incisive outputs and advice to clients

* A track record of effective liaison with clients and stakeholders

* Conversant with MS Word and Powerpoint

Any of the additional skills would be a distinct advantage: -

* Able to develop life cycle cost/schedule/risk estimates for future acquisitions

* Undertake data identification, collection and normalisation from appropriate source

* Present and communicate analytical information including data visualisation

* Assist with Whole Life cost Estimating including FOREX and Financial treatment

* Knowledge of project controls concepts, practices, and procedures, specifically project schedules, work breakdown structure, risk and budgets

* Understanding of MOD policies and procedures for Cost Estimation and Modelling, and associated supporting documentation (JSP 507, JSP 655, AQUA book, Green Book)

* Portfolio, programme and project management (benefits realisation, evidence management etc)

* Experience working with DE&S preferable

The ideal candidate will ideally have completed A Levels/HNC/Degree in a STEM related topic or have 2 years relevant experience in lieu of a degree level qualification either working for a Defence or Engineering Company.

Degree Level Qualification within a STEM related topic (Optional).

In return for these skills and experience our client is offering: -

* Formal training

* Salary DOE

* 25 days holiday entitlement

* Pension Scheme

* Health and Life Insurance

To discuss this vacancy further, please get in touch with Harry Waller on (phone number removed) or apply with your current CV to prompt a call back

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