BMT provides independent technical expertise and consultancy. We offer concept design, asset management, programme management and technology services to customers in the Defence, Security, Transport, Energy and Infrastructure markets. Our team thrive on tackling the most complex engineering and programme challenges, and are adept at blending capabilities from the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines to deliver enduring and value-adding solutions. As an Employee Benefit Trust, we are genuinely independent and have the freedom to put our people and our customers first.
What is the role?
BMT are looking for Consultants with 3 years+ experience in two or more of the cost estimating and forecasting areas listed below to join our Consulting and Advisory Business Line.
What would we like you to have experience in?
Investment Appraisals, Trade Studies and Cost Benefit Analysis. Have experience of developing cost models to support key decisions which satisfy JSP 507 / JSP 655 guidelines.
Good knowledge of statistics in support of parametric modelling, sampling and risk assessment.
Independent Cost Estimating. Experience in methods of estimating including; detailed, comparative and parametric techniques in support of both hardware and software systems acquisitions and through life support.
Understanding and developing cost estimates that take account of; development, manufacture and support environments; allowances; overheads; profit, Government Furnished Assets & Resources, historical costs, and Estimating Maturity Assessment levels.
Cost Model Development. Development of robust cost models that satisfy independent Verification & Validation scrutiny.
Cost / Schedule Risk Analysis. Knowledge of quantitative assessment of uncertainty, cost and schedule risk assessment.
Independent Verification and Validation audit against 3rd party supplied cost models.
Knowledge of Earned Value Management. Understand the techniques and formulas used to create EV outputs. Have experience in managing data and processing the outcomes to deliver analysis of results.
Using logical and analytical thinking to solve complex problems for the client. Strives to deliver ahead of targets.
Working in a client’s team to influence strategic decision makers whilst delivering practical solutions.
Be a trusted individual who can perform when working as part of a team or when acting independently with support from colleagues.
Be articulate with good presentation and written communication skills.
Be a member of an appropriate professional body (such as ICEAA, ACostE) and have a desire for further professional development.
Be dependable, committed and have a genuine enthusiasm to contribute to the growth of a successful business.
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (or have experience that will enable them to meet ICEAA or AcostE membership criteria),
Desirable but not essential:
Knowledge of and application of Visual Basic.
Experience as a cost management consultant in DE&S, wider MOD or public sector project environment.
Application of Risk tools such as @Risk.
We work with clients throughout the UK, Central London, the North West, South and the Bath/Bristol area. Travel will be required as part of the role.
Why work with us?
At BMT, we appreciate the importance of having a solid development structure. We ensure that our people have access to the training and mentoring that they need to be the best at what they do. We constantly strive to improve our working environment as well as providing everyone with the tools and applications they need to do their roles effectively. The well-being of the team is central to our success so workloads are managed effectively. On top of this, we have a host of benefits designed to support our people such as additional holiday purchase, private medical insurance and a well-being fund for gym/sports clubs or non-work related classes. BMT is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst its workforce, to view our full policy please click here - https://www.bmt.org/careers/our-benefits/diversity-and-equality/.