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Senior Estimator - TSI

Senior Estimator - TSI

  • Location India - Pune
  • Travel required Up to 50% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Project Management Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ080989
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Production & Operations

Job Family Group:

Project Management Group

Job Description:

About us

bp Technical Solutions India (TSI) centre in Pune, aims to build on bp’s existing engineering and technical strengths to deliver high quality services to its hydrocarbons and new energy businesses worldwide. TSI brings together diverse engineering capability to provide technical services across a range of areas including engineering, maintenance, optimization, data processes, projects and subsurface, to deliver safe, affordable, and lower emission energy, while continuously innovating how we work.

Role Synopsis:

bp utilises a stage gate approach for projects and TARs which require AACE classified estimates at certain decision points. The Senior Estimator’s role will include; both onshore and offshore estimating, developing internal conceptual and / or detailed project estimates ranging from $1 -$100m using bp tools and techniques, supporting the preparation of TAR estimates, championing standardisation at all sites (WBS, processes, norms, etc.), support governance and verification activities, coach and mentor members of the TAR and Project controls organisation, and leads the development of benchmarking data and tools.

Site Projects operates in an agile environment whereby the Senior Estimator will report centrally for process and development and may be deployed within various sites and/or TAR squads.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Work with the Site Projects and TAR event teams to develop predictable estimates aligned to the global common process, ensuring a consistent approach and methodology is employed, and suitable and consistent Estimate Plans and Basis of Estimate (BOE) are developed
  • Support Business Development / Portfolio Management Team (e.g., early screening estimates)
  • Support and validate Change Management requests when required
  • Supports the development of standard site cost norms and unit rates


  • Maintain compliance with bp published guidelines and common processes as it relates to estimating
  • Lead the development of standardisation activities across the portfolio, including estimating guides, work instructions, tools, WBS, and templates
  • Leads the rollout of a standardised processes
  • Support the project and TAR teams with stage gated process and deliverables


  • Maintain and utilize historical cost database and apply learnings for improved project performance
  • Assess performance threats and opportunities against both internal and external benchmarks
  • Support Internal and External Benchmarking Exercises with a third-party company
  • Leads gathering closeout data


  • Provide project estimating training to non-practitioners
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to other estimators


  • Supports governance and verification activities for projects and/or TARs
  • Supports the evaluation of threats and opportunities to determine contingency and management reserve
  • Supports / facilitates Monte Carlo type cost risk assessments to support target setting and project approvals

Essential Education/Experience:

  • Experienced project and/or TAR estimating practitioner within the onshore and offshore oil and gas sector
  • Bachelor’s / University degree in an engineering, finance, or business discipline or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrated strong organization, teamwork, and communication skills
  • Experienced with all project/TAR controls disciplines
  • Experience in Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (ACCE) is strongly desired

Minimum years of relevant experience:

  • 12+ Years of minimum relevant experience in estimating in Oil & Gas industry.

Total years of experience:

  • 15+ years

Travel Required: Yes, up to 50%

Why join bp

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and exciting environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are significant, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Travel Requirement

Up to 50% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is not available for remote working


Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (ACCE), Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (ACCE), Basis of Estimate (BOE), Benchmarking, Capital Cost Estimating, Change control, Commissioning, start-up and handover, Conflict Management, Construction, Cost Estimates, Cost Estimating, Cost estimating and cost control (Inactive), Design development and delivery, Estimating Management, Frameworks and methodologies, Governance arrangements, Oil and Gas Consulting, Oil and Gas Extraction, Oil and gas flow assurance analysis, Oil and Gas Law, Oil and Gas Production, Oil and Gas Upstream, Oil Energy, Oil Gas Exploration, Oil Well Production {+ 35 more}

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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