Senior Estimator

TSP Consulting
£65000 - £70000/annum Competitive + Package
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a main contractor that offers a range of services covering all elements of interior fit out and refurbishment. Established in 1990 as a specialist contractor fitting out ceilings, partitions and associated items, their expertise has since developed over two decades to offer a range of skill sets, divided into three areas: Fit Out and Refurbishments, Special Works and lastly, In-House Ceilings and Partitions. Due to expansion they are currently seeking a Senior Estimator for an immediate start.

The Role - Senior Estimator

Reporting into the Estimating Manager, you will be responsible for the use and continuous improvement (in conjunction with others) of Tender/ Estimating systems & procedures, preparing accurate and timely prime cost and sales estimates for projects to consistent and competitive levels. Providing assistance and input into tenders led by other team members on an as & when required basis.

Duties and Responsibilities - Senior Estimator

* Production of estimates using industry known estimating software, using standard methods of Measurements where required.
* Liaising with project team including, design, construction and planning to ensure the most cost effective methods are utilised.
* Liaise and negotiate with end clients to ascertain the exact requirements for estimates and understanding budget constraints.
* Support during construction stage and assisting / undertaking the costing of variations and identifying change to the contract scope.
* Produce estimates from at various stages of the process with varying degrees of information
* Supply chain development. Including the sourcing, introduction, vetting, monitoring, review and feedback of companies, individuals, products and systems
* Playing a key role within tender meetings, in submitting and managing bids and for accurate documentation preparation, revision and submission at all required stages through to award of contract, including negotiation stages.
* The accurate and timely preparation of all necessary and relevant documentation for handover of successful tenders or offers to management & project teams
* Maintaining an up to date understanding of technical, contractual and commercial developments and continually seeking to win contracts through negotiation, single tender action or by alternative solutions.
* Preparation and submission of reports as may be required on a regular or ad hoc basis.
* Develop and maintain key customer and supplier contacts
* Identify Safety, Quality & Method Statement requirements within tender documentation and action appropriate responses.
* Maintaining an appropriate awareness of changing criteria in respect of Health & Safety, Quality and Project Management.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience as a Senior Estimator, working on multi-disciplinary projects of approximately 2million within Commercial and High End Residential works. They will be able to lead on projects with minimal supervision and will live within a commutable distance of Central London.

To Apply - Senior Estimator

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