Senior Estimator

Hays Building
£80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
10 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Nick Underhill
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Estimator - Main Contractor - NW London £90,000

Our client is an established main contractor with projects covering London and the Home counties. Their projects cover Healthcare, Commercial, Education, Residential etc from £500k to £100M. They are currently looking for a Senior Estimator to join their established preconstruction team. The successful candidate will be an Estimator with a wide spread knowledge of the construction industry working from New Build to Refurbishment projects. You will be joining an established team working with directly with project/operations team and Commercial Director.
You will:

  • Review the status of workload, regional requirements etc with the commercial team at regular departmental meetings
  • Develop and performance manage staff under your control
  • Prepare and lead the compilation of tenders
  • Evaluate risk and prepare a register in conjunction with Contracts Manager, Planner etc
  • Comply with estimating processes to ensure it complies with standing orders
  • Work in conjunction with administration staff in preparation of the estimate
  • Obtain feedback on both successful and unsuccessful tenders
  • Provide input to the handover process from estimating to contract team
  • Attend meetings with Client, Designers, Quantity Surveyor's, etc where necessary
  • Carry out negotiations with Clients and/or their representatives within the parameters set out by the management of the Company
  • Receive feedback at quarterly contract reviews and visit sites where possible

You will have:

  • A relevant Construction related Degree or equivalent and a details knowledge of estimating on a broad range of construction projects (both new build and refurb).
  • 5 or more years estimating in a similar role.

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