Estimator Full Time
Arbico Plc

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 3 - 5 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Engineering | Civil Engineering

Job Summary


  • Consistently look to source tenders through various avenues open to the industry.
  • Review and assess tenders ensuring all tender documents are received and are correct.
  • Review tender documents assessing scope, risks involved, tender complexity etc. and provide feedback to the Senior Estimator.
  • Conduct site inspections for tender understanding, analysis of conditions, assessment of risk and identification of activities that may or may not be shown in the tender documents.
  • Source subcontractors & suppliers capable of complying with tender in coordination with Quantity Survey team and Procurement department
  • Compile letter of offer, tender schedules, program and other items required by the tender.
  • Once tender is completed, incorporate all relevant details, forward to Executive Management for review and approval prior to submission.
  • Liaise with client on an on-going basis to determine progress of tender.
  • Compile relevant tender information into Benchmark & estimate price.
  • Make tender amendments where applicable utilising client feedback on submitted tender.
  • In-conjunction with the Projects Director, review contract details relevant to the company’s ability to deliver under the contract.
  • Provide feedback to Executive Management regarding commercial contract exposure on the proposed project.
  • Co-ordinate and arrange for contract exchange upon success of tender.
  • In conjunction with the Quantity Surveyors and co-estimator, prepare handover material of tender for the project team
  • Co-ordinate and conduct “Handover” meeting with the project team, providing detailed briefing of the tender requirements.
  • As necessary provide support and respond to tender queries made by project team personnel.
  • Continually seek and identify new /alternative business opportunities or initiatives which may impact on the overall competitiveness, profitability and growth of the Business.
  • Conduct regular Market Survey and advise management of same.
  • In-conjunction with Quantity Surveyors, prepare procedures and work instructions.
  • Ensure that procedures and work instructions are consistent with changes.
  • In-conjunction with Quantity Surveyors, regularly review procedures / work instructions etc for currency, productivities and methodologies.


  • Minimum of 2nd Class degree in Quantity Survey
  • 7-10 years construction industry experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) and interact with all levels of personnel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Excellent Reporting and presentation skills
  • Strong Analytical skills
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