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Sr. Cost Estimator Job in United Arab Emirates
GCC SERVICES , United Arab Emirates

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 29, 2021
Last Date
Jul 29, 2021

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced, detail-oriented Sr.Cost Estimator to develop, prepare, and consolidate of detailed, comprehensive, and precise costs of potential projects using financial modeling techniques to enable the bid team to submit competitive bids/ proposals.

This role's key responsibilities will include:

  • Review tender documents and in conjunction with bid teams/ leads, subsequently formulate a comprehensive costing sheet highlighting all the projected costs of potential projects in order to identify the actual costings.
  • Liaise with various departments to ensure the costing includes entire elements such as equipment, materials, labour, food and energy consumptions, personal wastage, salary, insurances, tax amp; legislative implications, and all relevant project costs in order to project complete, precise, and detailed costings of projects.
  • Validate all costings with relevant departments prior to submission to further ensure the accuracy of projected costings.
  • Lead meetings and discussions about the numbers and analysis performed.
  • Upon project award, filter out costings spreadsheet to reflect agreed project requirements and send to Operations and Finance departments enabling them to prepare and source accordingly as per the project cost structure.
  • Consolidate all monthly costing reports received by business units, analyze information to identify actual costings vs. projected costings.
  • Conduct a thorough financial analysis with explanations to highlight expenditures, cash flows, break-even, profitability, etc. to enable informed decisions by the relevant project management team.
  • Conduct in-house training for MS Excel intermediate and advanced level if needed.
  • Collaborating with other teams, conducting site visits if necessary, and conducting relevant research to ensure all cost drivers are captured into cost models to deliver competitive and comprehensive bid/ tender pricing.


To be considered for the role, the candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/ Accounting or Financial Management
  • CMA or ACCA certification or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in cost estimating, cost accounting
  • MS Office including Advanced Level of MS Excel
  • Knowledge of using Oracle system an advantage
  • US Government/ Military Contract experience advantageous
  • Ability to communicate well across all levels in the organization.
  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize multiple ongoing projects.
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills


If you join us, you will enjoy:

  • competitive salary and benefits
  • excellent work environment
  • continuous learning and development

Job Specification


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