Cost Analysis and Modelling Manager


BAE Systems

Listed on

22nd March




£65,000 - £65,000



Start Date


Job title: Cost Analysis and Modelling Manager

Location: Glasgow. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: 65K + Depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead the development and maintenance of cost models for Bids and Campaigns. Compilation of final cost and pricing whilst also playing a key role in the team, influencing key stakeholders and contributing to the overall business winning process
  • Ensure a suitable, properly documented, Basis of Estimate is provided for all estimates, including dependencies, assumptions, risk, exclusions and opportunities, and ensure these are provided to agreed with the Bid or Project teams
  • Challenge functional estimates and estimating team inputs as appropriate and ensure relevant business areas are bought into their relevant part of the estimate
  • Manage cost inputs across the business including bid related activity, on-going contract management and outturn forecasting up to and including Final Pricing, across the full Life Cycle Management spectrum, in accordance with the End-to-End estimating Process
  • Lead business contact for cost model development

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience in estimating and developing complex cost models
  • Experience of large data analytics and manipulation
  • Leadership skills
  • Good commercial and business acumen


  • Previous experience of large business winning campaigns


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Estimating Team:

You will be part a new campaign team who will secure the next generation of complex warships to be built on the Clyde. This is a new position, giving you an opportunity of establish yourself early in a new team and lead on the next generation of Cost Modelling toolsets within Naval Ships.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 5th April 2024

Interviews for the position will take place 11th-12th April

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Contact Name: Nigel Priestley

Reference: TJ/6190/00114606_1711112700

Job ID: 3314517

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