Proposal Procurement Lead


Contract type
Regular / Permanent


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

Compensation: Annual 0.00 – 0.00 AED

Is relocation for this position offered

Number of Job Openings: 1

Company Grade/Band

Water Technologies and Solutions (WTS) offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.

WTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



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