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North West - All Permanent November 28th 2019 £55,000 - £60,000 + package APH/FP/2019/2811EST Pippa Holland


£55,000 - £60,000 + Package


The Company:

We are currently searching for an experienced Estimator, for our client a highly successful housing developer that has experienced steady growth and has established themselves as a leading name in the Residential market. We are looking for a passionate individual with a strong track record in delivering exceptional projects on time and on budget.

Role duties:

  • To establish the most accurate base cost of a tender within the allocated tender period based upon information received and developed, values typically in the region of £1,000,000 - £10,000,000
  • To consider, assess, discuss, take advice, communicate and allocate where appropriate costs on any Health and Safety issues that may be applicable or become apparent on a tender during the bid process.
  • Successfully manage workload.
  • To ensure tender adjudications have been arranged with the correct time frame sufficient notice
  • To ensure that the correct members of the operations departments and board have been notified in good time for the tender adjudication
  • To organise the tender launch meeting.
  • To ensure tender abstracts are completed correctly and agree sub-contractors to be used for any given scheme with the operations departments
  • To ensure a site visit has been organised with the respective manager(s) from the operations departments and sub-contractors and to carry out a site survey, measurements, photograph record.
  • To ensure sub contract quotations have been collated and checked for compliance prior to use
  • To ascertain market rates prior to receipt of quotations as bench marking senses check, to price work elements from first principles where appropriate.
  • To ensure all tender documentation has been collated in sufficient time for the adjudication to be under taken

To be successful in the role you will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Educated to GCSE Standard (or equivalent) including English and Maths
  • Good level of computer literacy, including Microsoft Office
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Have excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Charterships are beneficial but not essential