Juma Al Majid group of companies

Absher Initiative


Job Title : Estimation Manager (Fitouts) ( LDR30092020-1 )
Job Location : Dubai
Job Industry : Fitout
Job Function : Others
Preferred Nationalities : Any
Minimum Educational Qualification : Bachelor's of Engineering/Civil Engineering/Architectural/Interior Decoration
Relevant Years of Experience: : 10 years
Age : any
Posted Date : 30-09-2020

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Job Purpose:

Responsible for the costing of Trunkey Interior Fitout Projects / Enquiries Developed by the Sales Team


Principal Accountabilities


·     To ensure cost estimating processes are in place and to take the coordinating lead, working closely with others in the business to provide cost estimates against production/project requirements.

·    To lead cost targeting and benchmarking activities from concept to design to achieve the lowest costs and support implementation of cost reduction opportunities. 

·      Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice, cost estimating vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance General and Task Management.

·       Ensure the organization has a robust cost estimating process in place to meet production/project requirements and in line with quality standards.

·      Support continuous improvement through cost engineering techniques and processes, identifying inefficiencies and cost optimization opportunities.

·     Analyze and identify key areas of improvement and apply cost estimation techniques to drive cost reductions and aid operational processes and efficiency.

·         Review, analyze and understand economic trends and consider risks and cost implications.

·         Ensure professional and consistent cost engineering management processes are applied in the business. .

·      Manage, coach and develop a high performing cost estimating team that meets agreed objectives, and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements.

·         Set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports .

·         Stay up to date with changes and support stakeholders with project changes ensuring all associated costs are identified and tracked against the budget .

·    Oversee supplier quotations to ensure the accuracy and compliance. Support supplier meetings and negotiations to challenge quotation prices and aim for cost reductions to meet target costs.

·         Work closely with the Purchasing team to ensure purchasing strategies are maximized. 

·         Proactively contribute to creating a good team atmosphere, takes ownership for team cohesion

·         Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills.

·      Optimize team performance and development. Strong technical mindset and able to read and interpret technical data and translate to others.

·         Results orientated and organized with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines

·         Excellent attention to detail skills. Report to General Manager and create strategy to win the project.


Minimum Requirement


  • Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Civil Engineering/Architectural/Interior Decoration.
  • 10+ years of Total experience in the Estimation of Fitout projects within UAE out of which 5+ years in the Managerial role in established and reputable Companies.
  • Valid UAE Driving License
  • Proficient in IT and Comfortable in AUTOCAD, Estimation Software and basic knowledge on PRIMAVERA.



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