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Proposal Procurement Lead

Company Name: SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere. For more than 100 years, SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world’s biggest problems has never been more important than right now.

The Proposal Procurement Lead (estimator) is responsible for determining the current/expected material costs of SUEZ supplied equipment to establish the budget during execution of the project:
Work in conjunction with Category Managers, Engineering and Sales to develop the best and optimized cost strategy for Projects
Lead the execution of the cost strategy utilizing quotations, vendor contracts, material costing database, cost standards and historical data
Develop and maintain cost standards to assist in future costing
Develop and maintain files and records of current costs of equipment, products and components
Evaluate risk and contingencies to be included in proposal material costing
Review existing contracts to compare estimated versus actual costs
Calculate the procurement labor budget to execute the project
At project award, communicate to the execution team the costing strategy to be followed
Develop technical skills by involvement in trade publications and industry groups
Develop and maintain familiarity with current and expected market conditions that affect costs
Maintain skills for utilization of Company software, such as: Microsoft Office, and SAP
Adhere to the Company Values, Ethics, and Safety Policies

The person in this role must possess the following skills and abilities: 
Bachelors Degree in Engineering – Work experience can be substituted for additional education 
Business English knowledge
2-5 years’ experience as Mechanical, commercial engineer and or procurement, supply chain background
Above average mathematical skills and mechanical aptitude in an engineering environment
Possess communication skills, both written and oral
Analytical and problem solving skills
Solid understanding of costing methodology
Ability to apply logic and reasoning to properly develop costs with limited input
Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, fabrication drawings and specifications
Ability to perform weight and material take-offs from process equipment drawings
Capable of working independently, prioritizing, multi-tasking, and organizing
Ability to set goals and meet deadlines
Ability to justify costing decisions utilized
Flexible and adaptable to ever-changing priorities
Above average water treatment or manufacturing environment knowledge