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Our client is a World Class Contractor that Designs and Builds projects for many Industry sectors. In Singapore the focus is Oil + Gas but often our client is asked to perform in other sectors.

Here is a great Opportunity to work with a progressive firm, live and work in Singapore

Major Objectives:

  • To ensure detailed Tender submissions are compiled in accordance with the IMS for Senior Management Review.

  • Plan and co-ordinate Estimating Resources within the Business Unit and maximise success in tendering.

  • Ensure estimating staff are fully trained and utilise the IMS.
  • Regularly communicate with Operation, Discipline and Country Managers in compiling and reviewing business opportunities, market conditions and industry competitiveness.

Key Accountabilities

  • Prepare target Project Strategies – develop ‘winning’ strategies. Brainstorm.
  • Assist Management in project selection to Tender.
  • Allocate Estimators to specific tenders.
  • Provide support to other Company estimators as required.
  • Participate in tender reviews.
  • Manage major bids within company and joint ventures.
  • Ensure that estimates are compiled to conform to the client’s specification/design brief.
  • Manage and operate all estimating databases.
  • Registration of tender, submit Tender Notification.
  • Perform direct cost and indirect cost estimating labour cost calculation.
  • Perform risk assessment.
  • Prepare cash flow.
  • Keep up to date with industry trends and be conversant with new developments in construction and design technology.
  • Assist Managers to compile various reports required by the Executive Committee and the Board.
  • Aim to achieve or better budgeted new work.
  • Represent the company at site inspections and in pre-award negotiations with clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Ensure the issue of request for quotations for plant, materials, equipment and subcontract services is in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure planned HSE and other training is carried out.
  • Ensure that the company’s quality, safety and environmental requirements are accommodated in tender submissions.
  • Ensure tender debriefs on unsuccessful tenders are carried out.
  • Ensure that tender documents have been analysed, quantities take off and materials requirements established.
  • Ensure the tender process is regularly reviewed to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure and participate in the handover of successful tenders to operational staff.
  • Maintain development and consistency of estimating expertise within the Business Unit.
  • Keeping informed of actual site costs. Periodic site visits.
  • Ensure tender deadlines are met.
  • Ensure all Performance Reviews carried out with resultant ‘actions’ implemented.
  • Analysis of and comment on, proposed commercial terms to ensure limited exposure Companies submission.
Ancillary Accountabilities
  • Minimise bid costs where practical.
  • Ensure that analysis of RFQs to evaluate the lowest conforming quotation has been undertaken.
  • Market research and general marketing of the Company.
  • 3-monthly tender statistics to be prepared.
  • Co-ordinate regular meetings for estimating staff.
  • Any other duties as may be required by the Company.
Reporting Relationships Desired Skills & Experience
Reports directly to the Mechanical Manager - Singapore Liaise with Discipline and Country Managers, QSE Manager, Commercial Manager, Engineering Manager, Finance Manager and various Business Units Staff.

Desired Skills & Experience
  • Minimum 10 years estimating experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of technology and market applications / trends.
  • Specialist knowledge of the tendering process and a sound understanding of fabrication, constructability, plant and equipment.
  • Ability to estimate, lead and direct other estimating staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and apply innovative but practical solutions to complex issues.
  • Focussed on meeting objectives and timeframes through the use of Company processes.
  • Competent in use of relevant in-house software.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely.


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