Senior Cost Estimator (Cost) Doha, Qatar

We are looking for Senior Cost Estimator with the following details :

Location : Doha, Qatar 

Duration : 26 Months

Work Status : Resident, Single. 5 days a week


  • Engineering background with a minimum of 12-15 year experience in construction of O&G installations and project management.
  • With minimum 3-4 years of Cleopatra experience as a user
  • Set up (or administered) Cleopatra in any other organization
  • Cost estimate experience in oil & gas brownfield offshore modifications.
  • Good experience in the use of relevant software (Excel, Power Point, Word and Questor).
  • Fluent in English.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Greenfield offshore cost estimate experience in large projects (above 500 MUSD)
  • Brownfield offshore cost estimate experience in medium/large projects (range from 50 MUSD to 1.000 MUSD) and small projects or modifications (range from 500 KUSD to 5 MUSD)
  • Subsea and surface works experience
  • Good knowledge in fabrication offshore installation works (piping, structure, E&I, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of estimation tools such as @Risk, Que$tor and Cleopatra
  • Data analysis (PO’s, bids, offers, projects feedback, etc.)
  • Construction experience (workshops and on site)


  • Perform cost estimation of CAPEX/OPEX investments based on the technical scope of work of the project by using the information and means at his disposal: databases, estimation tools, private and professional experience, and external consultations (with COMPANY, suppliers, etc.)
  • Supervise, validate and perform the quality check of the estimations prepared by engineers (with regard to application of procedures, results, traceability, etc.).
  • Participate in the development and updating of the cost database based on: feedback of in-house projects, COMPANY SAP procurement database, market surveys and intelligence, analysis of contractors offers, as well as other sources from the group and other oil companies.
  • Manage the development of databases, estimation tools, norms and global ratios.
  • Obtain feedback from cost realization of projects, analyze such data and enter the results into the estimation service databases.
  • Provide support to other departments within Engineering & Construction to justify the estimations to the clients, assets or partners.
  • Assist other departments in Engineering & Construction by performing cost analyses of estimations made by other parties.
  • Pursue the HSE objectives defined by his hierarchical superiors.
  • Participate actively in monthly cost review with other departments in Engineering & Construction and Finance.
  • Provide coaching and training for any junior cost engineers in the team.
  • Perform risk analysis of any such estimation and run a sensitivity analysis if required.
  • Submit a weekly report to his hierarchical superiors about activities.
  • Carry out any other duties or tasks that may be assigned by his hierarchical superiors