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Senior Estimating Engineer
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Based in
London - Sutton
Business area
Surf and Conventional
Working hours
37.5 hours per week
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Functional unit:                                          Subsea7 GPC

Job title:                                                    GPC Senior Estimating Engineer          

Reporting to:                                             GPC Estimating Manager 


Reporting to the GPC Estimating Manager, the GPC Senior Estimating Engineer is in charge of establishing cost estimates and commercial deliverables in accordance with ITT requirements, technical constraints and commercial aspects. 



  • Build up cost estimates for commercial proposals, respecting internal rules and procedures (between 1 and 1,500 MUSD).
  • Develop the execution plan with the Project Manager (Tender Lead) and the Tender Engineer (Commercial Lead) for the purpose of having a complete, accurate and optimized cost estimate.
  • Do cost simulations to evaluate alternatives (J-lay versus Reel Lay, flexible versus rigid, etc.) supporting the tender team in establishing the most cost effective solution(s).
  • Take into account deliverables issued by all departments involved in Tender and clarify where necessary (Project Management, Engineering, SCM including Fabrication + Chartering + Transit and Logistics, Operations, Tax, Legal, Risk); also provide information upfront as may be required by these departments for establishing their deliverables, in close collaboration with the Tender Lead and the Commercial Lead.
  • Contribute to all the initiatives supporting our new ways of working, aiming at generating better offers (based on a strong relationship and seamless communication between Estimating <> SCM <> Engineering)
  • Prepare the commercial deliverables for our proposals, especially the price schedules for the Lump Sum, options and unit rates.
  • Do the analysis of project expenses and revenue over time in order to obtain favorable payment conditions in the contract (cash flow).
  • Implement cost impacts during the contract clarification and negotiation phase.
  • Do a cost analysis of the products on the project.
  • Handover to the project in case of contract award. 


  • Tender Project Manager (Tender Lead role)
  • Tender Engineer (Commercial Lead role)
  • All Subsea 7 departments involved in the tendering process
  • GPC Tendering Director, as owner of the Tendering New Ways of Working
  • GPC Management Team when relevant
  • Tender Board attendees when relevant or requested 


  • Engineering degree
  • Significant professional experience is required, including Estimating and/or Project Services background in similar industries.
  • Good understanding of industry products and activities.
  • Proactive, thorough and curious.
  • Available and flexible.
  • Team player and transparent work method: care for others, engage with others, support others.
  • Ability to take an overall view and critical mind.


Based in Sutton office, London, the GPC Senior Estimating Engineer position requires potential travels to other Subsea7 Regions worldwide (including Asia, Australia, Nigeria) for short or mid-term assignments.  


In return we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.



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