Job details

London - Sutton, Paris (Suresnes)

Sorry, this vacancy is now closed

Vacancy information

About us

At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognized globally as a leader across the Energy Industry, with over 80 nationalities across more than 30 countries. For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world.

Our success and sustainability are only made possible by continuing to develop our assets and technology through innovation and collaboration, and importantly through the development and diversity of our people who every day ‘Make Incredible things Happen’ at Subsea 7.


Reporting to the GPC&AP Estimating Manager, the Estimating Engineer is responsible for  establishing cost estimates and commercial deliverables in accordance with ITT requirements, technical constraints and commercial aspects.

It is a cross-functional role that provides an overview of our business and projects, ideal for technical profiles wishing to acquire commercial and project management support skills.


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


  • 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.
  • Reach out to the required stakeholders to have a good understanding of Tax rules, company rates…


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


4.     PROFILE 

  • Good management of Excel is required.
  • Precision and attention to detail is required
  • An experience in Estimating and/or Project Services background in similar industries is a plus.
  • Good understanding of Subsea7’s product and activities is a plus.
  • Proactive, thorough and curious.
  • Costing control and quality is a key focus area, requiring a combination of sense of prioritization and attention to detail.
  • Available and flexible.
  • Team player and transparent work method: care for others, engage with others, support others.
  • Ethical and can be trusted with confidential information.
  • Ability to take an overall view and critical mind.
  • An experience in Asia Pacific regions is a plus.
Beware Recruitment Scams
Please be on your guard against recruitment scams. These are increasingly being carried out online through false job advertisements, job websites, unsolicited emails, or bogus recruiters purporting to be from Subsea 7. As a company, we treat this fraud very seriously, and ask that you read our Recruitment Fraud guidance, to help you spot the signs of a scam.