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Estimator SME

  • Job reference: FG-005136
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Programme Management
  • Location: Al Khobar
Job Purpose & Scope:

To undertake Value Assurance Reviews (VAR) of Capital Projects to assess their readiness to proceed to the next phase of the Capital Management System (CMS) 

Principal Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
  • To develop +/- 30% estimates of likely cost savings and cost increases identified in the VAR report
  • Develop benchmarking models that can be used for various project types to develop quantification estimates for comparison purposes
  • Develop risk/benefit models that can be utilized by VAR staff on an ongoing and repeatable basis in an independent capacity, 
  • Develop trend analysis tools to assist in identification of improvements in VAR delivery
  • Develop and execute a ‘technology transfer’ training and development program.Develop trend analysis tools to assist in identification of improvements opportunities

Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading consultancies providing integrated project and programme management services for construction and engineering projects, with a turnover in excess of £200 million.

Faithful+Gould worldwide has access to 2,300 consultants, of whom 400 are located in the Middle East across six offices. We have successfully delivered commercial advice and management support for over 65 years to clients in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, UK, and North America. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Atkins Group, the design and engineering company.

Active in the Middle East for 18 years, Faithful+Gould combines in-depth knowledge of the region with the ability to draw on our global resource and constructive expertise, to deliver the most challenging of projects. With registered companies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, this makes us one of the strongest international construction consultancies in the region.

Organizational Relationships (Work Contacts):

  • Regular interactions with Project Manager/ Project Controls Manager
  • Support existing PVAD and CPAD staff

Independence of Operations and Decision-making Authority: 

  • Has high visibility to Client stakeholders
  • Able to work within a defined role with limited supervision. 
  • Exercises judgment in making decisions; know when to seek advice.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidates should have an estimating/risk/financial quantification background, with experience in developing quantification and probability models for the likelihood and financial quantification of particular risks (e.g. @Risk, Monte Carlo, Aspen Capital Cost Estimator - ACCE (formerly KBase), which can then be applied to recommendations/findings associated with Value Assurance Reviews, and PXP recommendations, portfolio risks and opportunities. 
  • Candidate will be expected to have developed a level of proficiency consistent with being a power user of Aspen ACCE estimating software.
  • Candidate will be expected to have developed, and be proficient in developing models that encompass activities similar to those mentioned above. 

Rewards & Benefits:
We offer an excellent package which includes:
  • A competitive salary;
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • Medical and life insurance cover;
  • 22 calendar days annual leave;
  • Company gratuity scheme;
  • Discretionary bonus scheme;
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants
Apply and the process:

We are in the process of shortlisting the candidates' and successful candidates' will be contacted.