This position is responsible for supporting Project Management in the delivery of standard, consistent and robust project cost estimates across the global Projects & Engineering (P&E) organisation. The role not only covers project cost estimating but also cost estimating function development, setting standards, consistent ways of working and providing subject matter assurance support. The role requires close working with project teams located in various countries and with the members of the global P&E function. The role will support major development projects, including new energy projects, as well as brownfield projects and decommissioning projects.
Establish, maintain and manage a robust cost estimate framework ensuring that industry standard methodology is used.
Develop and maintain global cost estimate processes, procedures and tools.
Prepare and maintain project cost estimates through the full cost estimate classification range and prepare supporting basis of estimate documentation.
Participate in contractor's cost estimate kick-off meetings to establish all deliverables, including formats, WBS and cost estimate review schedule.
Participate actively in project risk review and probabilistic analysis to support contingency determination process.
Ensure proper handover of estimated costs to cost control and cost out-turn data back from cost control.
Create and maintain a database of costs and norms for estimating purposes and future benchmarking.
Interface with and build strong working relationships between the various Company Business Groups and all counterparts in Contractor organisations.
Maintain document audit trail on all elements of project cost estimates.
Company focal point for joint industry project on benchmarking
Prepare for and contribute to project reviews.
Support in other project control tasks as required.
Support department reporting and strategic goals.
Actively participate in HSEQ strategy to ensure expectations for the Project Team are met.
Significant cost estimating experience and subject matter knowledge (essential) with Operator experience
Extensive experience in cost estimating role supporting major E&P development projects through the full project life cycle, early appraise and select phases through to define and execute phases (essential)
Educated to degree level or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (preferred)
Ability to work pro-actively under own initiative with minimum supervision.
Willingness to learn, share knowledge and learning's with others.
Extensive use of MS Office packages (specifically excel) is essential.
Language: fluent in English.
Some travel to the different offices expected
With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.