Creates functional strategies and specific objectives forthe sub-function and develops budgets / policies / procedures tosupport the functional infrastructure.
Leadsdesign, implement, and evaluate the estimation programs / initiativesthat norms facilitate the professional development and continuouslearning of employees in the entire group.
Provides executive review and approval of all projectestimates.
Essential Function :
Ensurescoordination between the Estimation Department and other departmenteffectively.
Leads in the development ofEstimating norms in line with the industry practical standard andproductivity using CCS software.
Ensures theEstimate adequacy and sufficiently and the competitiveness of theothers and provide input for the budget monitoring andcontrol.
Ensures to carries out and checks ofestimate norms vs actually achieved productivity and projectsexpenditures.
Ensures the quality of theTechnical proposals contents to be in line with the companystandards and client requirements.
Checkingand ensuring that the team’s output is of the highestprofessional standard and quality as per the ISOguidelines.
Participates in the preparation ofthe pre-bid agreements (joint ventures / consortium) and itsnegotiation processes.
Coordinating the workof subordinate staff and working effectively with otherdepartmental managers to ensure effective completion of work andachievement of departmental targets.
Ensuresthe adequacy and accuracy of the proposal’s technicalfeasibility and commercial terms, including pricelevels.
Oversees the operation of obtainingmajor material and subcontractor' quotations, received inresponse to requests, to ensure requirements are met and make finalselection.
Leads in recruiting and selectingfully competent & effective staff to ensure that personnelrequirements of the functional area are met.
Takes part in the negotiating process with clients,partners & other third parties in order to achieve the bestcommercial outcome.
Reviewing and finalizationof Bid proposals.
Review contracts and consultwith contract division, Insurance and other departments.
Review with the Estimation Manager the proposals inputand presentation to the tender board.
Prepareverify and recommend risk assessments.
Managing and accessing risk areas / elements in closeconsultations with legal and tax advisors as well as financial andinsurance officers.
Ensures to facilitateworld-wide travel to conduct face-to-face meetings and negotiationswith clients and partners and client clarificationmeetings.
Implements estimating policy,procedures, and systems consistent with the company mission andcompetitive practices.
Develops a standardizedestimation program to create consistency of our service offeringsto ensure exceptional client experiences.
Ensure guiding Estimators / Estimating QS’s inthe Preparation and Distribution of Subcontractor’s RFQ Letters and update with tender bulletinand addenda.
Directs correspondences withClient / Consultant and raise RFC’s / RFI’s asapplicable.
Manages Bid Review Meetings withtender team on periodical basis and registering theirprogress.
Ensures identification of PotentialSubcontractors and Suppliers likely to be involved in particularProject and build Vendors data base.
Appraisesoverall accuracy of estimates and recommends contingencies forestimates
Oversees analysis of past andcurrent performance on projects to establish standards for allfuture estimates to create a proprietary historical costdatabase.
Effectively manage the estimationresources to facilitate the development of appropriate dealstrategies, solution, and service architectures, commercial modelsand delivery / service management plans.
Ensuresthat guidelines, policies and procedures are established andimplemented for various types of estimates.
Reviews the Rate Analysis prepared by theEstimator’s in (Construction Computer Software) CCS / Excel, including the related Nominated Subcontractor’s,Provisional sums, Prime cost items if any.
Assists the Chief Estimation and Tendering Officer withan independent assessment of an estimate's accuracy (uponcompletion of the estimate and summarization of all detailedman-hours, material, etc.).
Maintainsfamiliarity with estimating and cost engineering developments andactivities outside the company and assesses their significance,suggesting application to company business where warranted.
Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities that will addvalue.
Reviews the variable estimating factorsin each area with Engineering Operations, Procurement andConstruction.
Review and advice for theBudgets in CCS for Ongoing Projects with Estimators & QSand seek Management approval.
Directs costestimates on proposals, projects and studies and ensure that thecontent of the estimate is complete, accurate and meets therequirements of the estimate or project plan.
Plans, coordinates,reviews, verifies and analyzes all aspects of estimates andestimate presentation. Responsible for directing, training anddeveloping subordinates.
Helps in the maintenance of the Companyestimating database
Recommends detailedestimating procedures and techniques to be utilized in thedevelopment of the estimate. Assists in planning and development ofthe necessary formal training programs to maintain and improveestimating techniques, procedures and capabilities for both new andexperienced personnel.
Maintains an adequatelevel of personnel, with appropriate levels of skills and training,to staff on-going estimating activities.