Life-Cycle Costing

Life-Cycle Costing

Job Title: Life-Cycle Costing
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Reference: 2935517
Contact Name: Aaron Breban
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2019 18:16

Job Description

The Role: 

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The FSP requires a highly qualified contractor to perform the services of a Level 3 Life Cycle Cost Lead (LCCL). The Life Cycle Cost Lead will provide Cost Analysis, System Estimation analysis and assurance services including but not limited to:
Skills and Evaluation Criteria: 
  • Accountable to the Support Director, serve as Life Cycle Cost lead for the FSP;

· Allocate work, resources and tasks; set work area priorities; develop strategies and evaluate business outcomes;
· Supervision of LCC Staff;
· Lead reviewer for contractor LCC Plans developed and updated IAW program schedule;
· Chair the LCC Working group whose tasks include the development of LCC model that aligns with Program Joint Cost Model

  • Analyse and evaluate design alternatives and the associated whole of life cycle cost estimates. Provide advice to senior management to support the decision-making process and provide input into the FSP joint cost model and cost capability trade-off studies; 
  • Develop trade-study reports, leverage cost estimates, and develop recommendations to support decision making, milestone reviews, government approvals and independent cost assessments;
  • Attend program reviews of design alternatives and cost data during design and construction and whole of life cycle and provide independent analysis to support program decision making;
  • Research and maintain information for use in data analysis and normalisation, to support cost estimation, capability assurance, decision making and program reviews; 
  • Understand and apply the Government strategic objectives, initiatives within the project when undertaking development or analysis of cost estimates;
  • Communicate with FSP Platform and Combat delivery teams, the FSP Commercial Section and wider engineering community with regards to whole of life cycle cost engineering;
  • Implement capability level trade-off and decision support policies, processes, methods, tools, training and take the initiative to provide feedback and recommendations;
  • Engage with sections and heads within the FSP Platform and Combat delivery teams, FSP Commercial Section and the wider engineering community;
  • Support the Support Director and Systems Engineering Director in identifying, scoping and coordinating cost capability and trade-off studies, including costing information, to support program decisions;
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, compliance and review of whole of life cycle cost trade-off studies and decision support policies in consultation with the ILS Lead and the Capability Analysis Lead; and
  • Accountable to contribute towards self-improvement and professional development.

For more information please contact Aaron Breban at or on 0439394902

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