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Global Maritime Recruitment

Proposal and Cost Estimator

Discipline: Shipbuilding
Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Location:South Holland
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#3440

Proposal and Cost Estimator

Are you an experienced Proposal and Cost Estimator with a good understanding of the Maritime Industry, especially in the shipbuilding projects sector? Please have a look at this position and apply!


In this position, you will play a pivotal role in the Services department by analyzing client requirements and providing accurate cost estimations for maritime project requests. Your expertise will be instrumental in developing compelling proposals that meet the needs of the clients while ensuring compliance with regulations and quality standards.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Analyzing in detail all the requirements and specifications in order to understand the scope of the project
  • Making estimation costs of materials, labor, equipment, and resources for proposed services and assessing the costs of changes
  • Working in close collaboration with the Customer Services Manager and other departments to gather necessary technical information
  • Preparing detailed proposals of cost estimations, timelines, and technical specifications for the projects
  • Anticipating, identifying and evaluating the potential risks and being able to propose mitigation strategies
  • Being able to make own market research in order stay updated on industry trends, pricing trends, technological advancements, and regulatory changes
  • Creating, collecting and maintaining comprehensive documentation related to cost estimation and proposal development


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering or a related field
  • Proven experience on working with ILS and LCM systems and making cost estimations for services supporting the naval industries
  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal, knowledge of Dutch language is considered a plus
  • Permanent EU citizenship and passport are both required


Our client is specialized in the shipbuilding industry.


The company offers you all necessary trainings to develop yourself along with 38 holiday days per year. The base salary for this position depends on your experience and capabilities. Furthermore, we provide all assistance to candidates who relocate to the Netherlands.

More information

Are you the Proposal and Cost Estimator we are looking for? If so, please get in contact with me. You can reach me by calling +31622357275 or sending me an e-mail to If you are sure that you are the person we are looking for, please send your CV to my e-mail address. Your details will be treated confidentially!

Please note this position is open only to EU citizens or those in possession of a Dutch work permit. Applications from other nationalities will not be considered.