Estimating Manager - International Contractor in Saudi (Exclusive to Wallstreet)


Saudi Arabia

TENDER / SNR ESTIMATING MANAGER – Saudi International Contractor
In essence, I am looking for an estimator who has solid experience handling both civil as well as building related projects in the Middle East or GCE countries. If you have worked in South Africa, this could be advantageous.
Detailed Job spec below for your perusal and hopefully, interest.
Client information:
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a rapidly growing company with operations in more than twenty countries throughout the Middle East, Asia and Australia. The company has experienced a number of years of growth and is now one of the world’s major project development and contracting organisations offering skills and services to public and private sector clients across a wide range of industries and geographic locations. These skills include engineering and infrastructure construction, infrastructure development, property development and building construction, contract mining and operations and maintenance.
A Pre-Contract Manager is sought to lead the pre-qualification, proposal and tendering process from inception to contract award. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a career in a progressive multinational organisation.
The Opportunity
Reporting to the General Manager, part of the Executive Management Team, this is a highly visible, hands-on role with responsibility for Pre Contract Management within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
This is a business critical appointment and as such the individual will play a key role in the successful delivery of the Saudi Arabia business plan.
You will be responsible for the pre-qualification, proposal and tendering process.
You will lead a team of estimators, quantity surveyors, planners and engineers supported by colleagues in other departments as and when required.
You will have detailed market knowledge and extensive contacts that will help identify appropriate partners and subcontractors.
You will be responsible for market intelligence and competitor analysis.
You will demonstrate commercial acumen and contractual awareness and you will be able to contribute and provide a high level credibility to both to contractual or technical discussions.
Previous operational experience would be useful and a knowledge of the Saudi market with clients and the supply chain is essential.
You will work strictly in accordance with the limits of authority and corporate governance framework.
Candidate Requirements:
Candidates will have an excellent track record in Pre-Contract Management ideally in an international construction organisation with at least 20 years experience.
A minimum of 10 years hands-on Saudi Arabian and GCC Pre-Contract Management experience. Ideally fluent in English and Arabic.
You will have excellent leadership and communication skills and strong client management and relationship building skills.
Capable of influencing and motivating teams to achieve enhanced results.
Demonstrate strong commercial and contractual acumen and JV management experience.
You will be self-motivated, enthusiastic, determined, highly organised.
You will have a flexible and ‘hands on’ approach to work and be able to communicate and represent the company at all levels.
An astute, highly motivated and driven professional, you will look at this position as a true opportunity to grow as part of a successful international group in what is the most exciting and fastest developing building and civil infrastructure construction market in the Middle East.
Client Offers:
Traditional Expat benefits for Saudi – could be married or single status.
Details will be provided for successfully screened candidates.
Salary per month - 60000 SAR to 80000 SAR approximately US$15/20,000 pm Package would obviously depend on your expertise and proven track record.
Jacqui Tuck looks forward to supporting your career development