Senior Tendering and Estimation Engineer - MEP

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-7874

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

A Senior Estimation and Tendering Engineer specialising in MEP works with proven history of delivering for PPP projects. With a focus in Electrical works including EVP and/or ICT, will be responsible to lead and analyse reports, bids and tenders.

Client Details

The client is a leading Contracting company with diverse operations and specialised teams, working across the KSA market to deliver private and governmental projects.


* Study, analyze, and evaluate tender documents for MEP Works including ICT/ELV works in order to identify risk factors and coordinate with the line manager for the overall risk assessment and bid decision.
* Lead and manage to develop high-quality submissions, including client pre-qualifications, presentations, and associated documents
* Enquire, consult and coordinate with client / his representatives for specification/ clarifications required for tenders and proposals.
* Present aspects related to tenders (risk factors, bid decisions, all issues and concerns related to tenders during monthly management meetings.
* Prepare technical and commercial proposal as per RFP requirements like Tender Executive Summary, Company Introduction, Tender Organization Chart, Methodology statement for MEP works, ICT/ELV Works, Mobilization, Manpower/Resource Histogram, Testing and Commissioning Plan, Quality Management, Health & Safety, Sustainability, etc.
* Solicit and follow-up with required special services providers, equipment's manufacturers, and material suppliers during tendering as per RFP requirements in order to reach cost efficiency.
* Review and finalize project cost estimates in terms of the required material as per bill of quantities (BOQ), amount of work, material/ equipment/ and manpower requirements during the tendering phase; this includes all systems, products and services to client specifications/ requirements as per RFP.
* Estimate required manpower, spare parts and consumables for Hard and Soft Services as per RFP.
* Finalise estimation and consolidates cost sheet & tender documents for management review and approval.
* Provide all the necessary project clarifications/ information upon project award to the SPV as per the project budget; advises the SPV on contractual rights, remedies which has been taken into consideration during tendering.
* Generates weekly and monthly status reports of tender's progress/wins/ losses (indicating reasons) to the Management for review and verification of management.
* Support the PPP Unit in Technical and Commercial aspects of PPP tenders.
* Evaluate bids from all EPC/FM sources, suppliers and subcontractors, review contracts, and negotiate terms and conditions.
* Assist in the appointment of Transaction Advisors and check accuracy of information provided and evaluate capacity of the parties to successfully implement the proposed project
* Provide guidance to Bid team and make recommendations to improve the proposals, where needed
* Assist in preparing and submit recommendations on PPP projects to the Bid Manager.
* Liaise with PPP Unit legal and financial advisors for each application and coordinate their inputs into the Client proposal.
* Monitor and report internally on the progress of each assigned project

Job Offer

* An opportunity to work within a leading Contracting company in the region with extensive exposure within the PPP department.
* Opportunities of growth within the organisation and leading projects within the MEP space independently and building a strong network with key clients.


The successful candidate will come with the following:

* Bachelor's and Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related disciplines.
* Preferably have MRICS or equivalent
* A minimum of 15 years proven experience in PPP projects or large-scale projects in the Gulf Region.
* Experience in using estimation soft wares such as CandyCCS.
* Must have experience in Cost Plans/Appraisals preparations.
* Must be able to analyse and solve complex problems
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a personable personality.
* Prior experience in working independently and collaborating with the team.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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