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Cost Estimator

Date: 09-Jul-2021

Location: Malvern, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title: Cost Estimator

Permanent Position

Job Location: Malvern, Bristol or Farnborough

 

About the role:

 

This Cost Estimator position requires significant knowledge and expertise of estimating approaches, methods, and techniques to support the Senior Proposals and Estimating manager in the development and implementation across the business of ‘best practice’ approaches and methods for cost and schedule estimating techniques.

 

The role is responsible to identify and implement appropriate metrics for the data analysis.

 

You will significantly contribute to the application of cost and schedule data analysis methods, the generation of cost and schedule estimate metrics, and tailoring approaches to provide appropriate quality to ‘optimise’ the effective preparation of proposal submissions within the business.

 

The Cost Estimator will ensure that the estimating practices adopted within the business are consistent and aligned with the corporate Operating Principles and Operating Framework, and support the functional development of consistent and effective estimating methodologies across QinetiQ.

 

What will I be doing?

 

  • The Cost Estimator will work with the Senior Proposals and Estimating manager to identify the business requirements for effective and appropriate estimating practices.
  • You will be the focal point for the identification and installation of estimating practices into the business operating framework. and provide guidance, advice and recommendations on the appropriate estimating methods and approaches
  • The Cost Estimator will work closely with corporate governance team to implement these methods within the business Operating Framework and across the business lifecycle.  Ensure these methods are appropriate and can be tailored to operate effectively across the complete business portfolio.

 

What do I need?

 

  • You must have significant ‘in depth’ knowledge and experience of cost and schedule estimating methodologies and techniques and their application towards implementing best practice for the business.
  • You should have in depth knowledge of data analysis methods and estimation formulae/approaches.

 

Why join us?

 

We are a world-leading security and technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting-edge projects. This role is available as the company is expanding.

 

QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our site is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.

 

To Apply

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QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake  this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.