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Date Posted

May 19, 2015


Jagal Group

Job Title

Senior Estimator At Jagal Group

Job Type



Jagal Group is a leading Nigerian conglomerate with operations in the Oil & Gas, Construction, Manufacturing, FMCG and Technology industries. The company has been growing successfully over the past 40 years, and has become a valuable and respected contributor to the development of the country's economy.

Jagal Group is a highly respected member of the Nigerian business community and is consistently amongst the leaders of its business sectors. The Company possesses profound knowledge of the country’s social complexities and the political, economic and corporate systems, particularly those of the energy, real estate and manufacturing sectors.The Jagal Group is a leading Nigerian conglomerate with operations spanning three key sectors in the Nigerian Economy: Oil & Gas, Construction & Real Estate Development, and FMCG Manufacturing. The Group has been growing successfully over the past 40 years and has become a valuable and respected contributor to the development of Nigeria’s economy.

Senior Estimator


To prepare and correlate estimation packages for existing and future projects. To prepare ‘Take Offs’


Key aims

Seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and    quality as specified by the contract and/or engineering and building regulations, which needs to be understood and adhered to.

Key requirements

To be responsible for determining how much a project will cost;

To determine project timescales

To review the revenues of the projects - taking into account factors such as labour costs, material costs, equipment rental, manufacturing locations, facility costs and required permits and licensing;

To work closely with the commercial team and project management team to ensure the project meets all financial and regulatory guidelines;

Maintain the profit margin and handle any changes in the original estimates;

To keep track of current pricing and to negotiate better rates for long-term or large-scale projects;

Responsible for keeping track of the current Union labor rates for the areas in which he/she works so that estimates always include current labor numbers and norms;

Responsible for maintaining relationships with suppliers and equipment vendors;

Works closely with the Quantity Surveyor involved within various projects

Will be required to work for the client or the contractor, working in an office or on-site.

Involved in projects from start to completion – also preparing estimates and costs of the work outside the oil and gas sector.

Knowledgeable about all processes required to complete a project.

Current on potential costs of materials and equipment rental rates.


Reporting requirements

Monthly Report detailing tenders, contracts and analyses


Key interfaces

Senior Commercial Manager and Commercial Manager

Commercial Team

Contracts Team



Reports to

Senior Commercial Manager


Direct reports N/A




Up to 15 years practical job experience within the engineering functions of the Oil & Gas industry would be an advantage;

Overseas and/or Africa work experience

Computer Literate – MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word,

Familiar with EDMS – Team Binder or similar

Experience of working in multicultural environments

Good English written and verbal

Effectively works under pressure in a team-oriented environment;

Demonstrates the ability to meet deadlines and produce quality complex work

Lagos - Lagos, LA NG (Primary)

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