Fit Out Estimator

CSC Recruitment
£50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits car allowance, pension, healthcare
21 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Fit Out Estimator

To prepare complete and accurate tender offers that identify the most competitive market price for a particular project to enable the client to have a high chance of securing new work that achieves tender profit targets. To be innovative, bringing new ideas so that the client's competitive edge is maintained. Work with the rest of the bid team to ensure that information is shared to ensure that the tender represents what is described in the proposal documents. Maintain good relations with the supply chain to ensure that they continue to service with quality competitive tenders including providing clear honest feedback whether or not the project is successfully secured. Develop good relations with external customers so that the client becomes the contractor of choice, including providing cost advice and market information.

Key Deliverables

•Establish a close relationship with Legal & Estimating Director, Managing Estimator, the estimating team, winning work team and delivery team members to ensure smooth running of the systems

•Comply with Estimating Best Practice processes
•Responsible for receipt of accurate records of tender and contract documents (assisted by document controller)
•Prepare detailed bills of quantities to allow tenderers to price works accurately
•Compile tender comparisons to ensure only complete sub contract bids are considered
•Present tender at settlement meeting and demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of best winning approach to be taken
•Offer advice on risks, value engineering options and other work winning strategies
•Ensure all risks are understood and evaluated so that they are considered for inclusion in the tender presented at the settlement
•Handover tenders that are won to the project team and maintain contact to ensure all knowledge is successfully transferred
•Work closely with the supply chain to ensure they continue to provide competitive tenders, ensure delivery teams are aware of those sub contractors that have contributed to ensure they are given a fair opportunity to secure work when tender is successful and give honest, timely feedback when a tender is lost
•Contribute to database of tenders for historical data and average rates
•Provide cost planning and other cost advice both internally and to consultants if required

Winning Work
•Develop relationships with consultants and other customers