Estimating Manager

Recruiter
Mackenzie Stuart
Location
Manchester
Salary
£60000 - £80000 per annum + Attractive Package
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Estimating Manager - Construction
Location - Manchester, UK
Salary - £60k - £80k + Attractive Package

The Company
Mackenzie Stuart is working with a tier 1 national contractor who operate across the UK in the 'ground up' Buildings sector. They are in the market for an Estimating Manager to join their Construction team in the Capital, helping to control construction preparation on a strong pipeline of up and coming projects.

The Role
* Provides leadership, guidance and expertise by defining, implementing and monitoring department estimating resources, guidelines, best practices and procedures.
* Oversee a team of estimators on tenders ranging anywhere from £5m-£200m.
* Prepare construction budgets through updating specifications and identifying and projecting costs.
* Evaluate offers by costing changes, additions and site requirements.
* Specify materials, identify sub-contractors, and negotiate prices on bids.
* Help resolve cost discrepancies.
* Influence claim management negotiations.

Key Requirements
* At least 10 years' experience in Estimating positions.
* Holds relevant qualifications with experience on any Buildings projects values over £10m.
* Strong reporting and estimating skills.
* Knowledge of different construction methods, planning, scheduling and sequencing.
* Ability to manage and lead teams.

Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors