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  • Job reference: RMS0201819

Cost, Estimating and Benchmarking Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 31/10/2018
  • Duration: 6 month
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The Role:
This Cost, Estimating and Benchmarking Specialist provides key project services support for the front-end, hopper opportunity programme and concept development of the Category B Projects Portfolio for the Company
* Support the development of Class 5 (pre-GPO/Concept Development) cost estimates and associated basis documents
* Coordinate development of budgets and forecasts, including resources, Capex profiles, etc.
* Support submittals of FMs & AFEs (as appropriate)
* Support the development of monthly performance review packages & associated dashboards
* Participate in developing project verification plan & conduct cost/estimating/benchmarking reviews
* Conduct benchmarking & cost/schedule contingency analysis for Hopper/Opportunities
* Interrogate estimate and price options considered during Screening and Concept Development
* Support delivery of project strategies that support the project hopper and develop GPO input to ADP 20Q Plans
* Recognize the need for mitigating risks to cost and schedule and where necessary the need for escalation and interventions

The Company:
A global Oil & Gas operator with extensive operations in the Caspian Region.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A good understanding of front end loading process and project capital value stage gates
* A good understanding of business value to support a cross-functional evaluation
* Previous experience (>15 years) working within project controls on large Oil and Gas projects preferably as a cost engineer or estimator.
* Strong cost and schedule benchmarking ability
* Strong work planning and organizational skills
* High level of self-motivation, proactive, with good time management skills
* Ability to work with uncertainties and ambiguity
* Ability to engage and work with project personnel and project contractors / suppliers in a collaborative way

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