Project Controls Estimating Manager

Up to £10,000
Sep 19, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Contract Type
Estimating Manager - (Global Projects) ________________________________________ Key Responsibilities of the Estimating Manager : Generally, the Estimating Manager helps the project delivery teams in compiling a robust Cost Estimate / Cost Plan which is auditable against the practices and tools contained within the Project Management Framework. In addition, the responsibilities of the Estimating Manager are as follows: • Provide functional support and responsibility for multiple projects and provide managerial responsibility for the Estimating Function within the Global Capital Projects (GCP) group • To work with the GCP Programme Manager to ensure alliance of Cost Estimates / Cost Plans with the Project Schedule • Coordinating multiple estimates simultaneously as well as Gateway review responsibility for multiple estimates or large estimates • Able to maintain good, healthy, professional relationships - Liaising with Stakeholders, Functional Heads, Project Managers, Engineers, Architects, subcontractors, contractors, vendors, etc., on the adjustments or changes that need to be made in the cost estimates and help in determining the feasibility of the project. • To continually develop estimating processes to ensure applicability for both the project and the portfolio level, and providing leadership for continuously improving the processes for estimating • To be able to conceptualise designs for the project and review all estimates before they are submitted via the Project Investment Proposal process • To actively participate in the management of Project Investment Proposals prior to formal Gateway submissions • Analyses all estimates and identify the anomalies and make sure that their accuracies are verified • Oversees the estimating functions and activities related to the working of the Estimating Function • Responsible for calculating the project and portfolio wide statistical data, prices of various materials, labour costs, equipment norms and compiling relevant reports, - Helps in the development of guidelines for future estimates through Benchmarking • Undertake high level review of quotations, analysing, and recommending the subcontractors and vendors • To maintain and update Cost Estimate Templates to facilitate a consistent approach to estimating and Benchmarking • To collate and develop an estimate Tool kit package to train and development project control team members in the development of Cost Plans throughout the project Gateway process • To utilise Portfolio reports in developing the schedule for project controls team training and audit of projects progressing through the Gateway process • To review available cost control / management commercially available tools • To work with the GCP Project Control (third party) partners and suppliers and help to foster long term relationships