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Cost Estimating Lead

Vacancy number • PUB406612

Cost Estimating Lead

  • Qatar
  • Closes March 5
  • 60 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Tuesday, March 5, 2024


  • The Lead Cost Estimator coordinates with the Project Team & Contractors for the development of all Classified and Unclassified Cost Estimates and Estimate Confidence Packages.
  • Monitors the Contractor’s performance in the area of cost estimating and control and provides advice as necessary to make certain the Company’s objectives are achieved.

About this role

  • Prepares classified / unclassified estimates during EPC phase
  • Understands WBS process for developing the Estimation Cost Breakdown Structure.
  • Review the change proposals from the contractors and develops internal cost estimates for changes
  • Develop measures and reporting system aligned with bench marking to achieve pacesetter levels
  • Can develop take-offs from Civil, Structural, Piping ,Electrical Single Line and Process & Instrumentation Drawings (P&ID’s) applies appropriate rates to prepare cost estimates
  • Subject Matter Expert on Cost Estimating. Assists Project Teams with the implementation and stewardship of Project Controls Documents and Systems
  • Coordinates with Project Team for the development of all Classified and Unclassified Cost and Schedule Estimates together with Estimate Confidence Packages.
  • Capable of prioritizing workload while handling multiple-estimating tasks simultaneously.
  • Participates in gathering and recording lessons learned for the project.
  • Interfaces with various project teams and departments on resolving related issues that requires effective communication, initiative, flexibility and an ability to induce collaboration.
  • Conducts briefing sessions for project team members with respect to cost estimating and control requirements and processes.

What you need to bring:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Business degree related subject or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a major project environment within the oil and gas industry, with exposure in business management including project controls, cost and schedule development, tender preparation and contract management and 3 years supervising multi discipline and multi-cultural teams and as Lead of cost estimating for mega projects.
  • Intermediate level understanding of Power BI
  • Good presentation skills and well versed with cost estimating tools.


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 10 Hours / 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • 30 April 2027, renewable
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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Your consultant, Dhirendra Singh is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number: PUB406612