Project Costing Specialist

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We have a long term (until October 2022) opportunity for experienced Project Costing Specialists in the Defence capability and acquisition space.

The Program requires robust cost forecasts to support a wide range of outputs and activities scheduled over the next few years. You will be required to:

  • Input to Ministerial Advice and Cabinet Submissions seeking government decisions on costing and budgets;
  • Presentation of Cost Modelling to independent reviewers and high-level decision-makers;
  • Articulation of the economic impact of the FSP across the full range of design and acquisition strategies under consideration;
  • Continued benchmarking to inform both the development of performance improvement arrangements in long-term partnering agreements, and to inform the use of productivity factors in cost forecasts;
  • Review and update of the current program cost management strategy, covering all aspects of cost control, including the management and analysis of risk provisions by prime contractors and CoA;
  • Reviewing and setting budgets, target costs, reserves and contingencies, and developing an understanding of program affordability;
  • Facilitating input and the analysis of various components of the FSP joint cost model; and
  • Mentoring and coaching of the APS Cost Modelling team.
  • NV1 security clearance required