Estimation and Proposal Engineer

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Details: Posted on: 18th December 2017

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: 6,000 - 7,999 AED
  • Benefits: Medical Insurance, Workman's Comp/Accidental Insurance, Annual Paid Vacation and vacation tickets, and other standard benefits as per UAE law.
  • Minimum Work Experience: 5-10 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: Bachelors Degree
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Company Size: 51-200 Employees
  • Career Level: Mid-level


The Estimation & Proposal Engineer is responsible for compiling estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client or potential client of the company's products or services. He is responsible with getting the best price that will win the contract in a competitive bidding situation, while ensuring that the contract can be carried out profitably.

The Estimation & Proposal Engineer is responsible and accountable for (but not limited to) the following:
• Review of Tender documents on receipt to ensure its completeness.
• Organise / take part in bid initiation & review meeting.
• Ensure that clarifications are raised well in time to get better clarity on bid/proposal submission.
• Co-ordinate & follow-up to ensuring post bid/proposal clarifications are addressed.
• All in-house co-ordination for preparation of bid including follow-up, collection of input from various sub-contractors or 3rd party.
• Clear understanding of work scope & best estimation with respect to execution of project.
• Ensure the Estimate is built up methodically and in sufficient detail and is in accordance with good estimating practice. Sufficient explanatory notes are to be including referring the location of supplementary information.
• Ensure completeness of Subcontract Enquiry Packages and availability of Subcontract offers well in time.
• Ensure Subcontractor responses are complete & tabulated accurately on a Bid Evaluation spreadsheet.
• Ensure the Indirect Cost Estimate is correctly prepared and costed.
• Proactively work with the Procurement team to ensure Vendors RFQ Technical and Commercial Bid Evaluations are completed in a timely manner.
• Review the preparation of the production schedule, providing man hours and equipment requirement for each activity and also ensure correctness to capture anticipated durations and cost of manning.
• Assist the management team in the identification, evaluation and ranking of risks as well as developing a strategy to manage and mitigate the risks to Company.
• Wherever possible a good value of estimate contingencies must be captured.
• When requested, carry out peer review of estimates compiled by others, checking for completeness, pricing accuracy and adequate manning and resource requirements.
• Maintain Lessons Learnt database from existing projects.
• Any other tasks assigned by MD.

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