Senior Engineer Cost Estimation

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Employment: Full Time


Acts as a cost estimating technical authority within Borouge Core Team responsible for all VAP and non-VAP projects. Effectively contributes to the development of capital cost estimates, cost benchmarking, conducting peer reviews of cost estimate developed by others and ensuring adherence to ADNOC cost estimating guidelines.


Cost Estimation
- Assist in, Supervise the development and delivery of cost estimates for VAP and Non - VAP projects as per Company policies and guidelines.
- Collaborate/Coordinate with internal organizations for estimation, benchmarking, and other cost related activities.
- Review/Update/Validate cost estimates prepared internally or by third party contractors.
- Provides professional recommendations on cost estimates provided by the consultants and contractors to support the effectiveness of cost management function and improves the accuracy.
- Participates in the budgeting process for capital projects, Present TIC estimates to Company Management/Shareholders.
- Participates in Independent Project Review (IPR) workshops for all VAP projects and provides recommendations regarding the project cost estimate.
- Preparation of detailed estimate reports and basis of estimate write-ups
- Plans and coordinates the development and updating of in-house Cost Estimating Database to match the prevailing market conditions.
- Coordinates with planning team and contribute to the formulation of implementation strategies for all projects / activities, monitors cost estimating commitment & milestones targets.
- Perform cost risk analysis wherever necessary and evaluate appropriate level of contingency.
- Provide mentorship to subordinates / UAE Nationals.

HSE Excellence & Sustainability
- Adhere to relevant HSE policies, procedures & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and Owners' Codes of Practices
- Support in ensuring that the quality and progress of work performed by licensors, Engineering and EPC Contractors is aligned with contract HSE requirements and specifications
- Keep abreast and knowledgeable on the updates for Health, Safety, Environment, Crisis Management, and Risk Registers for all the performed processes, projects and activities within the operating zone.
- Promote, communicate and lead by example all the safety-related communications, updates, standards and any related topics with co-workers and within any interface.
- Contribute to provide with timely feedback and recommendations to leverage a risk-free environment to ensure the ultimate goals of safe workplace.

Reporting and Key Performance Indicator (KPI)
- Provide inputs to PTS Functional Balanced Scorecard
- Provide inputs to Monthly PTS report
- Provide periodic inputs to ADNOC Planisware dashboard .

Borouge Corporate Responsibilities
- To keep abreast and knowledgeable about his / her role contribution towards the areas of Health, Safety & Environment (HSE), Sustainability, Energy Management, Ethics & Regulations, and Quality Management and its respective policies, frameworks, procedures, and objectives.
- Comply, support and enrich the culture and understanding of it through his / her communications with the internal and external contacts
- Participate and contribute in the design, development and establishment of an Integrated Risk Management Framework within the Unit while identifying and assessing relevant domain risks and implement measures to manage and mitigate all identified risks within the function.
- Ensure corporate business ethics and Company's Code of Conduct are communicated to employees within the function in compliance to the Corporate Policies and guidelines.

Departmental Plans
- Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned processes / area to meet functional objectives.
- Provide input for preparation of the section / department budgets and assist in the implementation of the approved Budget and work plans to deliver the respective objectives.
- Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the section / department in line with the company's performance framework, and KPIs
- Analyze and address any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control
- Review, prepare, and recommend the required reports on work activities, projects, processes, etc. to next level manager in line with business requirements.
- Implement approved the respective policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the work programs.
- Perform analysis on the respective processes and activities to ensure timely availability of the data analysis within the respective area.
- Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives.
- Provide with feedback on updating and implementation of new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of processes.
- Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with ISO standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.


Minimum Qualification
- University Degree in engineering, project management, accounting or related field is required
- Fully versed with cost estimating principles, techniques, and industry standard tools.
- Fluent in English Language, written and spoken.

Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills
- Minimum of 10 - 12 years demonstrated experience of relevant professional experience in Technical and Projects Management cost controls including at least 7 years in cost estimation role in oil & gas.

- Advanced understanding of industry best practice and technology trends and of applicable legislation and regulations
- Experience with SAP Project System is desired.
- Proficiency with common computer applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
- Must be able to develop professional presentation materials as well as present same competently in meetings.

Professional Certifications
- AACE/PMP Certification is preferred.


We are one of the world's leading energy producers, and a primary catalyst for Abu Dhabi’s growth and diversification.

We operate across the entire hydrocarbon value chain, through a network of fully-integrated businesses, with interests that range from exploration, production, storage, refining and distribution, to the development of a wide-range of petrochemical products.

Since 1971, we have created thousands of jobs, driven the growth of a diverse knowledge-based economy, and played a key role in Abu Dhabi’s global emergence.

Today, we continue to look for new and innovative ways to maximize the value of our resources, pioneering those approaches and technologies that will ensure we are able to meet the demands of an ever-changing energy market, and continue to have a positive impact on the Abu Dhabi economy for generations to come.

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