Project Cost Estimator

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Project Cost Estimator

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    Nicole Hall

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    3 months ago

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​Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products for the civil nuclear industry, serving utility customers worldwide who provide low carbon electricity through nuclear generation. As a result of investment activity, Urenco are seeking people to enhance our in-house project delivery capability based in our Group Projects team based in our sites in Gronau (Germany), Almelo (Netherlands), Capenhurst (UK), and Eunice (NM, USA). Group Projects is responsible for driving excellence in portfolio management, project management, project engineering management, estimating, project controls, procurement and contract management, and construction management. As a part of Group Projects you will join a pool of experts providing subject matter consulting, advice and direct delivery of strategically significant Urenco projects.

Urenco Group Projects is entering into a period of significant and exciting change. The role will own and shape the project system for Urenco Group’s global portfolio of small and medium projects accumulating up to €100 million annual CAPEX and select projects ranging from €50 million to in excess of €500 million.

Reporting to the Manager of Project Support, you will develop and when necessary change project baseline estimates ensuring they fully reflect the project concerned and that those risks and are fully integrated with the project baseline schedule. The main areas of responsibility will include:

•Accountability for the development of probabilistically modelled project cost estimates
•Production of counter estimates to enable validation of vendor offers and claims
•Supporting the development of Capital Expenditure Proposals
•Estimating the impact of any project change requests
•Carrying out peer reviews of cost estimates produced by others
•This role will also ensure knowledge is retained and transferred and undertake lessons learnt reviews to promote continuous improvement

We are now looking for an individual who can make a difference and add value to our existing Team, the following skills and experience will provide an indication of the types of Team Players we are looking for:

•Significant project estimating experience including projects over €100 million, brownfield and turnaround/outage projects
•Professional cost estimating qualification e.g. AACE or equivalent
•Ability to interpret technical specifications and engineering drawings of varying complexity
•Ability to co-ordinate disparate information into a coherent estimate
•Sound understanding of good practice estimating processes and principles including probabilistic modelling
•Experienced user of relevant software packages
•Conversant in business English and in the business language specific to role location

This is a full time role based in Capenhurst.

Urenco is committed to becoming a more inclusive and diverse organisation. Female candidates, candidates from ethnic minority backgrounds, and candidates who identify themselves as having a disability or heath condition are currently under represented within the Projects department and are particularly encouraged to apply, so that we have the widest pool from which to choose the most suitable candidate.