Junior Cost Engineer

Job Title: Junior Cost Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-22
Reference: BH-104753
Contact Name: Peter Leeuwen
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 22, 2019 08:29

Job Description

As  Junior Cost Engineer at the tender department with the focus on costs, you are responsible for the preparation of tender cost estimates within on of our Business Units. In the tender team, you are in the lead for a perfect cost estimation of tenders. The complexity and size of the tenders will challenge you in this role.

The Engineer will be reporting to the Commercial Manager.

Within your own Business Unit, you will be accountable for the preparation of (tender) cost estimates. You will be working in an assigned Tender Team, consisting of Tender Manager, Tender Coordinator and multiple discipline experts.

Daily activities
As Tender cost Engineer, your daily responsibilities are:

  • Tender estimating
  • Making sure that Tender cost estimates are available within the required timeframe
  • Support Business development efforts
  • Alignment of tender cost estimate reporting format with Commercial Manager
  • Maintain consistency between tender cost estimates
  • Cash flow analyses
  • Alternatives analyses
  • Risk analyses
  • Cleopatra software maintenance & development
  • Maintenance & development of existing estimating template
  • Maintenance & development of existing knowledge base
  • Development of new/existing cost models
This position requires a professional with a pro-active attitude and good communication skills. You are enthusiastic and  have no problem with high quality standards and deadlines for tender preparation. Furthermore, you have:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor degree in (Offshore) Engineering/ Business or a related field;
  • A minimum of 1-3 years experience in the field of Engineering or Cost Estimation:
  • Flexible attitude and thrive on deadlines;
  • The ability to understand how our cost engineering software (Cleopatra) works and the capability to interface with the supplier on required maintenance or upgrades;
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English both written and spoken, Dutch is an advantage.