April 11, 2019
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Union Technical Manpower Services Limited (UTMS) is recruiting for fulltime Proposal & Estimating Engineer.

Job Details

Union Technical Manpower Services Limited (UTMS) - With a strong drive for innovation and market leadership, Our client, a leading integrated energy services provider with offices in Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt), USA (Houston) and United Kingdom (London) is looking to hire competent, motivated and well experienced individuals into the position below:

Job Title: Proposal & Estimating Engineer

Job Code: BD 101
Location: Nigeria

Job Summary

  • To employ an able, enthusiastic, skilled, and reliable Proposal & Estimating Engineer in order to meet Company objectives;
  • The person to be employed by the Company shall reflect experience, skills, and personal attributes including dedication, meeting goals, creativity, and the ability to follow through.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Implement the Bid and Tender policies and procedure.
  • Evaluates and review of bid documents, specifications, scope of works and drawings
  • Submit queries for clarifications on the technical and commercial aspect of the proposals.
  • Identify sub-contract / specialized work items.
  • Generates estimated man-hours and acquire competitive material and sub-contract prices.
  • Prepares clarifications / qualifications to the bid/proposal.
  • Supply Material Take-off and drawing details necessary to be used as a basis for pricing a tender.
  • Prepares preliminary schedule, manpower loading and equipment list for technical proposal.
  • Prepares overall cost summary of the project for review by Commercial Manager.
  • Evaluates historical data of past projects, generate man-hours and costing productivity factors
  • Perform all other duties as relevant to the position

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Bid/Proposal Offer Count and Value
  • Bid/Proposal adherence to all deadlines set
  • Bid/Proposal adherence to meet the Company’s Quality objectives.
  • Bid/Proposal Qualifying Rate (e.g. Pre-qua, Technical, Commercial, etc.)
  • Bid/Proposal Win Rate

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

5 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Requirements, Education & Experience

  • A good university degree in Engineering or related discipline (e.g. Quantity Surveying)
  • At least 5 years of experience in bid and tender preparation for Oil and Gas EPC projects;
  • At least 8 years of experience in the conduct of estimating activities related to tenders and proposals at company, including preparation of man-hours, labour, supervision, material costs, indirect, consumables and sub-contract items

Key Competency Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills - successful candidates will communicate effectively, possess strong writing skills, etc.
  • Highly organized, excellent problem solver, strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Technical aptitude is required - candidates must be proficient with the usage of MS-Office, MS Project, Visio and basic CAD. Familiarity with Primavera a plus.
  • Articulate and has very strong Technical Writing Skills
  • Estimating and Project Management Skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision
  • Creative, Self-motivated, self-confident, enterprising, positive attitude, pleasing, dedicated, result oriented

An attractive salary package commensurate with qualification and experience in the Oil & Gas Industry will be offered to the selected candidate.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and one-page Cover Letter Using the subject "Application for Position Applied for and Job Code" e.g Business Manager (BM 101)


  • CV must be sent with your name and position applied for.
  • All entries not properly sent will be rejected
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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