• Location


  • Sector:

    Defence, Aerospace & Mod

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £38 - £42 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sarah McGovern

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8994

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months initially

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


We are currently recruiting for an Estimator with strong Cost experience to work on a large scale defence project in Bristol. This will initially be for 6 months with an hourly rate of around £38 (Ltd).

*Due to the nature of this role, you must hold or be able to obtain UK Security clearance and hold a UK Passport*

You must have basic clearance as a minimum in order to be considered for this position.

Role Outline:

The role demands support to the preparation and presentation of UK MOD Cost estimates and the Development of Cost or Financial Models. Demonstrated skill in identifying, analysing, modelling and providing innovative solutions to cost estimating or modelling problems.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Development, oversight and reviewing the preparation of estimates for agreed packages of work for a high value project or portfolio of lower value projects.
  • Analysis of data from sources across the clients international partners and its defence suppliers.
  • Identifying cost trends and Management Information for management attention.
  • Provide modelling services at Project, Programme and Portfolio level.
  • Develop approaches with customers to prioritise and deploy resources to meet their needs and expectations.
  • Develop, verify, validate, populate, test and/or operate models as required to support decision-making.
  • Support stakeholders through the delivery of models and capability/capacity studies as part of enduring relationships with Industry.
  • The application of Cost Estimation and Cost Forecasting Principles and techniques.
  • Development and maintenance of the Basis of Estimate (BOE).
  • Analysis of estimate data and correlation to other projects and support services.
  • Sensitivity Analysis/Cost Driver Analysis.
  • Whole Life Cost Estimating including FOREX and Financial treatment

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in identifying, analysing, modelling and providing innovative solutions to cost estimating or modelling problems
  • Attainment or working towards Incorporated member of ACostE
  • Cost Management, Risk, scheduling and EVM;
  • Minimum of QCF Level 3 in a relevant subject.

Should this position be of interest, please forward a copy of your up to date CV and I will come back to you in due course. 

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