Cost Consultant

Job Description

Cost Consultant / Cost Engineer


Our client is a successful consultancy in the Defence, Energy, Space & Communications & Intelligence sectors


They are looking for Graduates with experience working as Cost Consultants or Cost Engineers with the following profile:


Applicants with at least 1-3 years’ experience in Costing, Cost Analysis, Cost Defence Analysis, Cost Engineering in one or more of the following disciplines:

  • MOD approvals (knowledge of IGBC, MGBC, JSP507, JSP655 etc.)

  • Significant experience in Defence Analysis

  • Cost analysis/ estimation (knowledge of gathering cost data, estimating, CAAS guidelines, CDALs, V&V, etc)

  • Risk analysis (Schedule Risk Analysis (SRA) etc)

  • Portfolio, programme and project management (benefits realisation, evidence management etc)

  • Operational Analysis (OA) to support Business Cases and/or MOD policy development (knowledge of spreadsheet modelling, technology road mapping, etc)

  • Ideally, experience working with DE&S or ISS or Dstl and/or ex-Services or Aerospace, Defence type of companies

  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to interface directly with customers.

  • Be able to communicate complex concepts and solutions in a compelling and straightforward way

  • Be able to work individually, or as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Have a positive, flexible and self-motivated attitude necessary for working for a successful Consultancy

  • British Nationals with SC or DV Clearance or able to obtain this.

  • Qualifications:  Degree, HND in a numerate discipline such as Engineering, Maths, Physics etc.


Salary:  £30,000 to £60,000