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Posted: 20/03/2019
Reference: 763839
Job Type: Contract
Location: Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, England (map)
Salary: £450 - £500
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Job description

The Estimator will play a vital role in setting cost targets for capital projects at initial concept stage to supporting the development of robust cost plans for projects at full funds approval. The Estimator will collate benchmark cost data both from external sources and from completed projects to use as a basis for informing future estimates and cost plans. The Estimator will work closely with Project Sponsors and programme delivery teams to ensure there is a clear basis for estimates and that all estimating assumptions are documented and understood.

Principal accountabilities

Provide early stage estimates to Project Sponsors to support the assessment of project feasibility.

Provide estimates to form the "should cost" budget to be included in Business Cases for the approval of funds.

Provide Project Teams with external benchmark data graphs based on data provided by Commercial Framework Consultants, ensuring like-for-like comparisons Conduct assurance of estimates with reference to external benchmarks and previous project cost information.

Provide training to the Construction team and other stakeholders as required in Gatwick estimating processes and procedures.

Collate, compare, assess and analyse data on completed projects to provide benchmarking information for future estimating.

Liaise and engage with Commercial Framework Consultants for independent estimating services such as external benchmarks, estimates and reviews.

Support project teams where required with sourcing or producing independent cost assessments of major scope changes. V4.0 May 2018

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7 years professional recruitment experience, specialising in Rail and London Underground Projects. Lead Consultant in the Rail section with a reputation for filling hard to fill jobs with hard to find staff. 

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