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Lead Estimator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/04/2014
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The Company:
Our client (big oil & gas company) is looking for Lead Estimator

The Role:
The job responsibilities Lead Estimator are identified on the basis and in the scope of the qualification requirements, and may be amended and identified according to the Job Description as required.

The purpose of this position is to be the senior member of the Cost Estimating department providing all estimates in support of the Business.

Job Description:
Prepare estimates in-line with COMPANY guidelines and local norms.
Perform cost risk analysis for the project. This includes the use of deterministic as well as probabilistic analysis to determine the possible range of cost outcomes to the project.
Provide high quality cost estimates in line with methods and tools.
Communicate estimate plan and basis. Document all cost estimate qualifications for a clear audit trail on scope definition maturity, estimating methods used and outcomes.
Verification of data provided by Engineering.
Estimate review and assurance
Manage estimating data.
Verification and approval of Inputs and Assumptions.
Benchmarking of estimates.
Support during contract negotiations.
General estimating services/help during any phase of the project.
Deliver estimating related input to courses, workshops, conferences etc.
ESARs (Estimate and Schedule Assurance Reviews).
Ensure Company HSES and quality standards are fully complied with for all activities under responsibility.
Provide support, coaching and mentoring to local staff where required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Sound experience in manhour based contracts in site locations
- Good knowledge of applying corporate standards
- Experience in working with Design Contractors
- Good communication skills, flexible and self-confident
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
- Preferably Russian experience
- Fluent in English

Following experience would be a plus:
- Recent working experience in Russia or Eastern Europe.
- Working successfully in or with JVs in a multi-cultural environment.
- Ability to operate in diverse cultures & remote site locations with limited support.
- Ability to address both leadership & execution roles (ie: hands-on).

Technical Skills:
- Proven Estimating competence.
- Personal demonstration of HSSE commitment
- Demonstrating a high level of expertise and draws on current best practice; self-starter, "can do" attitude
- Delivers Results Through Others (Skill)

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- BSc/HTS/HBO/HND/HNC qualification or equivalent working experience.

The minimal previous work experience 15 years estimating experience in the oil and gas industry - preferably worked for both Owner and Contractor Companies and has relevant Field and Home Office experience.
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