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Vacancy information

Seaway 7, the Renewables & Heavy Lifting business unit of Subsea 7, is a uniquely capable and experienced partner for the delivery of offshore wind farm projects as well as specialist heavy lifting and cable installation services. With combined expertise in project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication, heavy lifting and cable installation services, Seaway 7 delivers these services in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including EPCI, T&I and BoP (Balance of Plant), to our clients in the offshore Renewables and Oil & Gas sector.

Seaway 7 operates from 4 main offices:

  • Heavy Lifting (Zoetermeer, Netherlands)

Transportation and installation of offshore structures

  • Offshore Cables (Leer, Germany)

Installation of submarine cables & umbilicals, trenching and IMR related business

  • EPC (Aberdeen, UK)

Delivery of EPC solutions for the Renewables sector

  • Integrated Solutions and Floating Wind (Paris, France)

Delivery of integrated T&I solutions for the Renewables sector and Floating Wind development

We are looking for a Cost Estimator for our Proposals Department. The Cost Estimator is responsible for all financial aspects during the preparation, submission and clarification of proposals and reports to the Proposal Manager on a project level.


Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare cost estimates for our Proposals Department.
  • Collaborate with other Seaway 7 or Subsea 7 offices on cost estimating of proposals involving several offices.
  • Evaluate subcontractor quotes and incorporate these in cost estimates.
  • Complete cash flow diagrams, payment and pricing schedules.
  • Develop and maintain our database for cost estimates.
  • Implement cost estimating procedures.
  • Assure correct hand-over of Proposal budget to Project Management once the contract is signed.


Capability profile / Qualifications:

  • A BSc degree in Finance or in Engineering with a strong focus on costs and financial topics.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar position, preferably in the offshore renewables market.
  • Good command of the English language.
  • Able to plan work and keep accurate records.
  • Knowledge and ability to use cost estimating software (e.g. EcoSys)
  • Knowledge of the offshore industry and a keen interest in learning more about projects and our business in general.
  • Team player.
  • Flexible
  • Good communicator.


We offer:

Seaway Heavy Lifting offers a fulltime job  in an internationally orientated company in Zoetermeer. As well as a salary conforming to the market norm, we also offer excellent secondary terms and conditions.