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  • Location: Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1TG
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Non-core sector
  • Contact: Alisha Adair
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: 13 November 2023
  • Expiry Date: 13 December 2023
  • Job Ref: V-163094

NRL are currently recruiting for an Estimator work based in Kingston for an intitial 6 months contract with a view to extend long term. 

Saipem is currently recruiting an experienced Estimator to be based in the London office.  The successful candidate will be working on traditional O&G bids as well as offshore wind projects all over the world.


  • Assist the Proposal Manager in the bid cost structure definition

  • Analyse the tender documents and study scope of work, project schedule, potential major resources and construction equipment to be utilised

  • Develop the bid cost estimate of project activities and services, including staff, manpower, construction equipment/consumables, assets, plant materials and subcontracts

  • Identify the critical materials to be estimated on vendor quotations basis

  • Assist the Proposal Manager in the selection of the reference vendor quotation to be included in the bid cost estimate

  • Ensure the assessment of cost / schedule of all project activities (including management / engineering / procurement services)

  • Prepare the bid price sheet and the preliminary project cash flow for internal use

  • Prepare the bid price breakdown and any price/cost details (if required) for Client use

  • Prepare the Initial Project Budgeting case of contract award


  • Capability to analyse engineering documents (e.g. Instruction to Tender, Saipem and subcontractor documents, etc.) identifying improvement areas in terms of cost/time optimisation

  • Understanding of labour cost components and how labour rates are built up (both internal and external personnel) inclusive of social burden and tax elements

  • Capability to draw up different cost solutions and modify basic schemes critically on the basis of external input or elements arising out new contexts

  • Capability to link project schedule to cash flow components and estimate relevant financial burden/revenues

  • Capability to consolidate data coming from different internal and external bidding actors, verifying consistency and potential gaps among inputs

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