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Functional Estimator


Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:         Functional Estimator 
Location:         Plymouth
Compensation:     £34,160.00
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:         SF51420


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Functional Estimator at our Devonport site.


The role

As a Functional Estimator, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The Submarines Estimating Team exists to provide high quality estimates, cost and data analysis and cost assurance to facilitate sound decision making, planning and financial management in support of the Submarine Business Unit.


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for compiling labour estimates from work specifications, drawings and site visits in support of bids and for additional and emergent work during the project delivery phase.

•    Engaging with internal and external stakeholders and customers you will ensure that the estimates that you produce meet the project need.
•    Ensuring that all estimates that are produced are compliant with the relevant regulations. 
•    Supporting the Project Manager throughout the project lifecycle by providing timely data analysis to support management information and decision-making.


Essential experience of the Functional Estimator 

•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Primarily MS Excel and MS Teams) is preferred
•    Estimating-specific toolset (e.g. @Risk, Candy, ProPricer) experience is desirable
•    Experience of cost estimating, cost and data analysis and cost assurance preferred
•    A sound understanding of the project environment would be an advantage


This is a full time role based onsite at Devonport Royal Dockyard.


Qualifications for the Functional Estimator 

•    Recognised qualification or experience in an engineering discipline
•    Recognised qualification in Economic, Mathematical or Business-related higher award 
•    APM PFQ or PMQ  

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.


Our Benefits

•    Generous holiday allowance 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme 
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
•    ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages


Babcock International 
For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 09/06/2023


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