May 11, 2023


Are you ready for a new challenge within your career? Are you looking for a dynamic company where you have the freedom to contribute and develop your own personality on the job? Do you see it as a challenge to contribute to the successful day-to-day business of the company? And do you want to work for a fast-growing international solution provider in the offshore wind power cable installation industry? Then you could be the candidate we are looking for!

We have a vacancy (full time) for a Cost Estimator for our organisation based in Dordrecht (NL).

Your main duties in this position
• Take part in the tender process of N-Sea and work in line with our ambition and values;
• Play a key role in the preparation and submission of tender proposals to our clients;
• Based on the Scope of Work and Work Breakdown Structure defined, set-up and develop detailed cost estimates and breakdowns with the purpose of cost reviews.
• Coordinate request for quotations by suppliers and subcontractors. Subsequently you analyse the proposals and select the proposal with the best value for the project and meets the project requirements.
• Liaise & organise meetings with subcontractors, partners and supporting departments;
• Co-ordinate required input with all required departments into the cost estimates.
• Responsible for the cost price calculations and pricing schedule of the client;
• In close collaboration with Tender management define risks and risk-budget.
• Deliver detailed cashflow analysis for Board reviews.
• Produce any other financial cost reports as deemed required for cost and sales reviews.
• Report areas of concern with the tender teams and advise mitigation measures if and where required.
• Upon Contract Award, interface with Project Controllers and Project Managers to set up cost control reports based on the cost estimates.
• Support in further developing the central cost database as well as way of cost estimating.

• You hold a Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering or Technical Business Administration.
• You share the ambition and values of N-Sea
• Analytical, curious and logical way of thinking are a must.
• You have a proactive attitude and can work under pressure
• Flexible attitude to work individually and in various setup in project teams
• Your communication in English (speaking, writing and reading) is powerful, at all organisational levels
• You are pragmatic and work in a proactive manner with a hands-on mindset and problem-solving approach;
• Demonstrable knowledge and practical application of Microsoft Office software and especially Excel.
• Sees potential of new ideas and situations and takes practical approach to change – looking at impact it may have on self and others; demonstrating the ability to explain such to colleagues.
• Capacity to take longer term commercial view – understands some of the strategic implications of decisions
• Systematically works to set goals; striving to achieve consistent results and proactively identify and pursue new stretching targets and opportunities
• Communicates positively with clarity and understanding; confident, articulate presentations with structure and control
• Cohesive and encouraging approach to team working; developing inter-team collaboration inside and outside the organisation.
• Adjusts behaviour & processes to meet customer and supplier expectations and looks to develop long-term relationships
• Ability to take control of most everyday situations and to assume responsibility, organising and guiding where necessary
• Presents view point with confidence and clarity, demonstrating soundly structured case – pros and cons put forward with supporting evidence.

About N-Sea
N-Sea is an integrated total subsea solutions provider in Survey, IRM & Construction, Subsea Cable Repair & Installation, and UXO ID & Disposal.

We deliver effective and cost-efficient solutions for subsea infrastructures and assets that meet the needs of our clients and the international oil, gas- and renewable industries, considering a safe environment.

Do you want to be part of our team?
Please send your application including your CV to for the attention of HR department. For more information about the position, you can contact Claudia Hulsegge.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated. No rights can be derived from candidates presented without obligation.


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