Cost Estimator - Nuclear

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I am recruiting for a Cost Estimator (Nuclear), Sizewell (Suffolk, East Cost), 6 months contract, paying up to £50 per hour. 37.5 hours, 4 day week. SC cleared.

Responsibilities include:

• Deliver an effective cost estimating service to Project Managers and Function Lead (Cost)

• To participate in project reviews and audits and conduct self-assessments of the Cost Estimating arrangements to ensure compliance is achieved with company procedures;

• Develop initial Cost Breakdown structure (CBS), support the development of the WBS and ensure alignment between them

• Provide estimates for all stages of a project life cycle (Baseline proposals, sanction requests etc.) using relevant standard method of measurement (NRM2, SMM7, CESMM3 etc.)

• Develop cost estimates based on norms, parametric or bottom up, dependent upon the Project phase of maturity and scope of work

• Develop a Basis of Estimate for all scope estimated ensuring all qualifications, exclusions and assumptions are captured

• Support the Estimating Uncertainty review with the Project team, review and input into discrete risk assessment and support and review the Risk modelling

• Assess Estimate classification and include justification

• Load estimating data into relevant systems and use the estimating and data systems in line with company standards

• Take lessons learned from internal and external data sources in support of cost estimate establishment

• Develop, input into and maintain the cost database for corporate knowledge and feed back into the company norms

• Act as independent verifier for cost estimates, provide comprehensive findings and support the project team in improving estimates

• Involvement in tender assessment through developing pre tender estimates, assessment of tenders to ensure alignment between cost and cope and value for money

• Quantify cost implications of emergent / additional project work and feed into relevant documentation (e.g. change control documentation);

• Support post contract administration through review and assessment of Compensation Events and Early Warnings, Final account and perform Defined Cost Audits

• Support colleague’s learning and development through knowledge sharing, task instruction etc.

• Assist Magnox Function Leads with delivery of training, mentoring and support to colleagues

• If and when there is a change the decommissioning strategy and new technologies need to be introduced to the business; the site / programme baselines will need re-estimating, where applicable.

• Attend sanctioning panel meetings in support of Project Managers

• Quantify cost implications of emergent / additional project work and prepare relevant documentation (e.g. change control documentation)

• Seek out and analyse relevant current and historical data to support robust cost estimating of activities

• Participate in Independent Cost Estimate (ICE) reviews

• Analyse outcomes from reviews, manage and implement actions arising

• Request internal estimating peer reviews of project base estimates

• Participate in audit

If interested, please send your CV

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