Senior Estimator needed at Jagal Group
jobs in Nigeria
Jagal Group is a leading Nigerian conglomerate with operations in the Oil&Gas, Construction and Manufacturing industries. The company has been growing successfully over the past 40 years, and has become a valuable and respected contributor to the development of the country's economy.
Job Title: Senior Estimator
Engineering, Technical, Oil and Gas, Energy
To prepare and correlate estimation packages for existing and future projects. To prepare ‘Take Offs’
Seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality as specified by the contract and/or engineering and building regulations, which needs to be understood and adhered to.
To be responsible for determining how much a project will cost;
To determine project timescales
To review the revenues of the projects - taking into account factors such as labour costs, material costs, equipment rental, manufacturing locations, facility costs and required permits and licensing;
To work closely with the commercial team and project management team to ensure the project meets all financial and regulatory guidelines;
Maintain the profit margin and handle any changes in the original estimates;
To keep track of current pricing and to negotiate better rates for long-term or large-scale projects;
Responsible for keeping track of the current Union labor rates for the areas in which he/she works so that estimates always include current labor numbers and norms;
Responsible for maintaining relationships with suppliers and equipment vendors;
Works closely with the Quantity Surveyor involved within various projects
Will be required to work for the client or the contractor, working in an office or on-site.
Involved in projects from start to completion – also preparing estimates and costs of the work outside the oil and gas sector.
Knowledgeable about all processes required to complete a project.
Current on potential costs of materials and equipment rental rates.
Up to 15 years practical job experience within the engineering functions of the Oil & Gas industry would be an advantage;
Overseas and Africa work experience
Computer Literate – MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word,
Familiar with EDMS – Team Binder or similar
Experience of working in multicultural environments
Good English written and verbal
Effectively works under pressure in a team-oriented environment;
Demonstrates the ability to meet deadlines and produce quality complex work