Senior Estimator

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North West - All Permanent October 31st 2018 £60,000 - £65,000 PH/FP/11/18/SEST Stephen Carr

Senior Estimator – Building – North West

We are recruiting on behalf of a main construction building contractor who are looking to recruit an Estimator / Senior Estimator to join their team to join our pre-contract services team based in the North West office.

Typical schemes you will work on will include commercial building, primary healthcare facilities and education schemes, primary, secondary and higher. There may also be some pricing of fit out and residential schemes.


£60,000 to £65,000 dep on exp plus car/allowance, pension, healthcare, 25 days holiday

The successful candidate will:

  • Assist with bid preparation, both single stage and two stage
  • Cost planning
  • Contribute to bid management
  • Manage risk and opportunities
  • Assist with the preparation of Contractors Proposals
  • Develop tender strategy
  • Supply chain relationships and formulation of tender lists
  • Handover successful bids to the delivery team in a structured and clear manner

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • Previous experience as an Estimator with a Main Construction Contractor [Essential]
  • Experience of tendering for both new build and refurbishment projects
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and work to strict deadlines
  • To work effectively both individually and as a team member
  • Ability to estimate from first principles
  • A good eye for detail with excellent quality standards
  • Ability to communicate and present to senior management confidently and succinctly
  • Comfortable communicating with clients and consultants in a clear and professional manner
  • Experience on Conquest or similar
  • Experience working with BIM [Desirable]