Lead Proposal Procurement

Date:  29-Jul-2022

Dubai, Dubai, AE, 11111

Custom Field 2:  SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions Middle East FZ
Category:  Sourcing ES Projects
Custom Field 1:  3984

The Proposal Procurement Lead (estimator) is responsible for determining the current/expected material costs of company's supplied equipment to establish the budget during execution of the project:
•    Work in conjunction with Category Managers, Bid Management and Sales to develop the best and optimized cost strategy for Projects
•    Lead the execution of the cost strategy utilizing quotations, vendor contracts, material costing database, cost standards and historical data
•    Develop and maintain cost standards to assist in future costing
•    Develop and maintain files and records of current costs of equipment, products and components
•    Evaluate risk and contingencies to be included in proposal material costing
•    Review existing contracts to compare estimated versus actual costs
•    Calculate the procurement labor budget to execute the project
•    At project award, communicate to the execution team the costing strategy to be followed
•    Develop technical skills by involvement in trade publications and industry groups
•    Develop and maintain familiarity with current and expected market conditions that affect costs
•    Maintain skills for utilization of Company software, such as: Microsoft Office, and SAP
•    Adhere to the Company Values, Ethics, and Safety Policies.


Skills and Abilities: 

•    Bachelors Degree in Engineering - Work experience can be substituted for additional education 
•    Business English knowledge
•    experience as Mechanical, commercial engineer, project management and or procurement, supply chain background
•    Above average mathematical skills and mechanical aptitude in an engineering environment
•    Possess communication skills, both written and oral
•    Analytical and problem solving skills
•    Solid understanding of costing methodology
•    Ability to apply logic and reasoning to properly develop costs with limited input
•    Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, fabrication drawings and specifications
•    Ability to perform weight and material take-offs from process equipment drawings
•    Capable of working independently, prioritizing, multi-tasking, and organizing
•    Ability to set goals and meet deadlines
•    Ability to justify costing decisions utilized
•    Flexible and adaptable to ever-changing priorities
•    Above average water treatment or manufacturing environment knowledge