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North West - Greater Manchester Permanent November 19th 2019 £50,000 - £60,000 APH/FP/2019/1911EST Pippa Holland



£50,000 - £60,000

Our client has a great opportunity for an Estimator to join their team in Greater Manchester. The senior management team of this business are some of the most experienced housing professionals in the North of England and the projects in the pipeline are anything from 30 units to 200 units.

They undertake design and build contracting, mixed tenure and speculative developments. They work in collaborative long-term arrangements with Registered Providers, Local Authorities and other stakeholders to build high quality housing and sustainable communities.

Working alongside the Bid Team and Business Development team, you will manage the pricing programme on multiple bids, working to the individual timescale required of each bid. Undertake the preparation of tenders/bids/budget proposals for presentation for final settlement.

Key responsibilities are;

  • Source subcontractors and suppliers capable of carrying the works specific to the project, size, complexity, Location.
  • Attend tender design review meetings in order to ensure the bid team achieve the most economically advantageous bid.
  • Price draft preliminaries where required in line with the tender programme and the assigned project manager for the tender.
  • Price the measured Bills of Quantities for the scheme
  • Present the financial elements for the tender Adjudication meeting
  • Value engineering – provide advice and costs associated with value engineering proposals for the scheme
  • Provide input in post tender queries / negotiations
  • Assessing build costs.
  • Experience of two stage tenders and negotiated schemes
  • Strong commitment to achieving deadlines
  • Liaise with the Development Department over current and future development opportunities.
  • Take off quantities to create Bills of Quantities
  • Experience of using Conquest is essential

The successful Estimator will also liaise with Development Department over current and future development opportunities. This is an excellent opportunity to be working permanently with one of the most successful and recognisable main contractors in the North West who have built a superb name in the affordable housing market.