Estimating & Pricing Analyst

BAE Systems
Glasgow, Scotland
02 Nov 2018
16 Nov 2018
Jonathan Patton

Estimating & Pricing Analyst

We currently have a vacancy for an Estimating & Pricing Analyst at our site in Scotstoun.

As an Estimating & Pricing Analyst, you will take ownership of the estimates you develop including being responsible for the creation, timeliness, accuracy, solution alignment and the successful delivery of the estimate to the Customer. This role will include leading on the creation of complex labour, material, risk and uncertainty cost estimates in support of Value-for-Money propositions, Contract Amendments and Estimates at Completion

This role will provide you with the opportunity to be an important member of the community across the corporation and you will be able to adapt corporate estimating processes to suit local requirements. The candidate may be responsible for a small team of Estimators and be able to ensure consistent and accurate performance. They may also be asked to deputise as required for the Estimating Manager.

Your main responsibilities as Estimating & Pricing Analyst will involve:

Leading on the creation of complex labour, material, risk and uncertainty cost estimates in support of value-for-money propositions

Contract amendments and estimates at completion

Work with and support the Control Account Managers and Supply Chain in maintaining a detailed basis of estimate narrative in support of changes as well as identifying any dependencies, assumptions, risks, exclusions and opportunities

Using analytical and parametric techniques to check and challenge estimate inputs and to ensure that current information remains in line with the maturing design information

Taking the lead on responding to queries on cost by both the Customer and by 3rd parties and be able to identify future cost issues and savings

Your skills and qualifications as Estimating & Pricing Analyst:

Extensive knowledge or work experience of estimating & pricing, or a similar analytical role

Professional knowledge and experience of estimating & pricing principles, techniques and practices, and understanding how the role fits into the organisation as a whole

Proven experience in data analytics and statistics

Thorough understanding of the end to end estimating process

Commercially astute

Knowledge of the ProPricer or SEER software packages will be beneficial

Knowledge of the global shipbuilding industry and key players and competitors in the defence market is an advantage.

What we're looking for in you:

You will have good communication and presentation skills as well as maintaining confidence under pressure. You will be able to build, influence and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. You must be able to prioritise workload and communicate this to the team, customers and other stakeholders. You must be willing to work flexibly in order to meet overall project/team objectives.

Location: Scotstoun

Salary: Competitive

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.