Estimating Manager


LA International Computer Consultants Ltd

Listed on

27th March


City of London


£450 - £510



Start Date


Estimating Manager

- 6 months

- Inside IR35

- Hybrid working - 2 to 3 days per week on site + remote working

- Office location: Birmingham or London

- BPSS required before starting

As a Principal Estimating Manager you will provide management of people and resources through the development of a series of Cost Estimates for high value and complex projects, including accurate first line assurance and establishing appropriate levels of contingency within the overall budget envelope.

About the role (accountabilities include but are not limited to):

* Ensure Cost Management principles and processes are aligned with Risk Management, establishing contingency requirements within the overall budget envelope

* Undertake reviews of Cost Estimates, which will include challenging proposals using cost benchmarks and norms within the review process

* Develop overall Cost baselines, monitoring progress and taking corrective action in the management of Cost

* Accomplished understanding of Cost Management techniques including Earned Value Management (EVM)

* Demonstrate best practices by performing complex estimates and develop the supporting estimating deliverables, such as methodologies, basis documents and risk assessments

* Work cross-functionally with other disciplines in the use of BIM data

* Responsible for ensuring that the work performed on assigned projects is technically accurate, on schedule and within budget

* Capable of using a range of data to develop cost models, in particular indirect costs

* Coordinate technical issues with other functions on projects, including leading cost reviews

* Understand work processes of other disciplines and functions on projects and proposals

* Communicating cost related issues so that cost led design can be formulated

* Draw on best practice from industry (e.g. benchmarking databases) for all estimating and related Controls services.

About You:

* Membership of the RICS, ACostE, ICES or similar professional association and degree or equivalent experience or achieved NVQ Level 4 in Project Controls

* Chartered Status or in the process of achieving Chartered Status

* Experience in high value, complex type construction or infrastructure Estimating programmes

* Experience of leading and managing teams within the estimating process and facilitate communication with stakeholders on a range of Estimating issues

* Proficient at developing, understanding and quantifying work scope to develop first principals Cost Estimates

* Skilled at converting estimates into budgets for control purposes, as well as monitoring and evaluating the implementation of risk, opportunity and uncertainty control measures

* Ability to develop an analysis of external influencing factors such as inflation and market trends, both nationally and internationally

* Ability to interpret regulations and industry codes / standards affecting complex high value estimates

* Ability to understand cost drivers and their effect on the overall CWLC of a project

* Experience of managing the performance of others in the development of all discipline activities on projects or programmes of high value and complexity.

To be considered, please send through an updated CV.

LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

Contact Name: Maddison Whitfield

Reference: TJ/662/125310MZW_1711556718

Job ID: 3315434

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