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Aberdeen - Westhill, Glasgow, London - Sutton
Vacancy information

Our vision is to make possible the global delivery of offshore energy for today and tomorrow. 

Subsea7’s offshore operations span five decades, successfully completing over 1000 projects.  Working in all water depths across all energy hubs, our engineering expertise, alliances and specialist technologies enable us to engage early so that our multi-disciplinary teams can design and deliver the solutions that our clients want.

Our values are what guide us every day: safety, integrity, performance, collaboration, sustainability and innovation.

We have a strong track record of safe and reliable delivery. Our reputation as a collaborative service provider in long-lasting client relationships makes us one of the most trusted contractors in our market which includes oil and gas and renewable energy.  By joining Subsea7, you become part of a team who ‘Make the Journey Possible’.

What is the role?

Subsea7 are looking for an Estimator to be a key part of a collaborative tendering group that supports all the Subsea7 regions in developing and delivering winning rigid pipelay tenders, offering maximum value to the client.  Working with other Estimators, they will operate using processes and standards approved by the Subsea7 Sales & Marketing function, with an emphasis on continuous improvement and consistent, high performance delivery.

It is expected that they will embrace digitalisation to improve efficiency and automation of the tendering process, facilitating higher quality deliverables, improved identification and management of project risk and an all-round greater optimised solution.  They will fully participate in embedding a culture of excellence within the tendering group.

What will your responsibilities involve?

  • Develop the tender estimate with the Package Lead for the purpose of having a complete, accurate and optimized cost estimate.
  • Accountable for producing any additional estimating deliverables as required by the regional teams to support the tender submission.
  • Ensure that all cost estimates are approved and delivered in line with the BMS process.
  • Deliver all estimates required by the Pipeline Group Early Engagement team to support the regional WIN strategy for global rigid pipelay activities.
  • Take a leading role in managing the internal interfaces, ensuring that the timeline and deliverables are clearly understood.
  • Support the Package Manager in identifying and mitigating potential gaps which may arise on a tender
  • Co-ordinate the tender review cycle, supporting the Package Lead in executing the management approval and handover process.
  • Build and maintain strong collaborative relationships with peers globally within Subsea 7, including the Regional Tendering Teams, the Pipeline Group Tendering Team and Pipeline Group Management Team.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of track record of all tendered data, to support the management analysis/forecasting and tender benchmarking.
  • Support the regional tendering team post tender delivery, to ensure that internal or external feedback is addressed in a concise and accurate manner.
  • Manage the handover of any awarded project estimates to the Pipeline Group Cost Controllers.
  • Actively identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

What are we looking for?

This role presents an ideal opportunity for someone with a financial background, who is highly numerate with excellent interpersonal, analytical, and administrative skills.  While an understanding of commercial project processes would be beneficial, this is not essential.

Subsea7 recognise that talent is found in all industries and as such applicants do not require prior experience within the energy sector. Applications will also be considered from candidates not yet operating at this level but who can demonstrate significant role relevant experience which can be further developed.

Applicants must have the ability to travel to undertake occasional short assignments within the UK and globally, as required.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, maintains strong business relationships at all levels across a multicultural global environment.
  • Commercially aware and highly numeric, with excellent analytical skills, and an ability to work with detail and accuracy.
  • Strong planning and organising skills, able to identify and effectively prioritise workload and successfully meet multiple, often competing deadlines.
  • Flexible to adapt to changing priorities within a fast-paced 24/7 global business.
  • Ability to develop and adapt to role requirements, demonstrating self-learning.
  • Pro-active with a solutions-based approach, willing to challenge the status quo.
  • A collaborative worker, who demonstrates initiative and ownership to deliver unsupervised.
  • A hands-on practical approach and willingness to supporting team activities.
  • Committed to continuous improvement and identification of efficient work methods and processes.

What’s in it for you?

  • Career Development – As well as being able to offer a wide variety of projects to work on we have a dedicated personal development scheme and are committed to developing our engineers to allow them to progress their career through the organisation.
  • A Sustainable Future – As the energy sector continues to evolve, Subsea7 are playing a proactive role in developing emerging energy markets. These markets include: decarbonising offshore oil and gas, floating wind, carbon capture and storage, hydrogen and decarbonising our own operations.
  • Flexible working – We offer a flexible working environment with hybrid working options available.
  • Benefits - We pride ourselves in offering you and your loved ones a wide range of world-class core and flexible benefits, which focus on supporting you and your family’s financial, emotional and physical wellbeing. 

Subsea7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations.

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