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Jacobs Lead Cost Estimator in Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

As one of the world’s most value resources, our team is solving some of the world’s most complex water issues. Whether it’s treating, distributing or storing water, Jacobs reaches across boundaries and collaborates to successfully deliver customized innovative solutions. We provide you the means and tools to work on a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects to grow your career and help protect this valuable resource.

This role is intended to provide both, growth opportunities through client engagement leading to winning work and project leadership across a variety of transport infrastructure projects, primarily in the Water and Transport market. The project-based roles will include Cost Estimator Lead and Discipline Leadership as required.

In addition, the role will include significant client facing responsibilities both during projects, and the development of close ongoing strategic client relationships with the objective of securing ongoing workload.

As Cost Estimator Lead or Discipline Lead in multi-discipline transport infrastructure and water projects, this role is responsible for the production of technical deliverables. Role functions include: Manage the end to end estimating process on a project. Direct the production of deliverables. Develop and implement the Project Execution Plan including verification and review procedures. Manage discipline resources and subconsultants (if any).

During the bid phase of projects, this role is responsible for the preparation and/or management of bids. This may involve running a bid team or providing input to a larger bid team, including the following elements: Engagement with the Client to establish the scope of work. Preparation of project cost and resource plans. Leadership of the methodology to be applied. Management and preparation of the bid documentation. Responsibility for delivering a compliant bid. Control of the bid team, including bid budget.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Preferably 10 years of experience working in cost estimating and cost control positions for capital infrastructure projects. At least 5 years of this experience must be related to preparing cost estimates for water projects. Must demonstrate experience with cost estimating software. Estimating experience in the Philippines or Southeast Asia is highly desirable. Some management experience preferred. Must have a four-year college degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management. Estimating certifications/training will be favorably considered.

Jacobs. A world where you can. * *

From our inclusive employee networks to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed. 

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company. 

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.     #ASIAID

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.