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Senior Estimator

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10 Apr 2021

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Our client is large construction company providing 'source to sea' asset delivery capability across the UK and Scotland, working on both Frameworks and Standalone projects. The Senior Estimator will be required to complete competitive tendering of bids for projects and frameworks within our clients infrastructure business whilst hitting internal company targets.

Key Responsibilities:

Managing and preparing accurate tenders from first principals for medium & large civil engineering projects
Developing win strategy
Actively engage and develop long term relationships with key supply chain organisations
Coordination with Business Unit Operations and Technical Specialists
Interacting with the wider business including procurement and engineering to maximise offering
Constructively challenging the bid team to achieve the optimum solutions
Generating commercial strategies to maximise chances of winning the project at sustainable rates;
Developing innovative approaches where appropriate to differentiate the bid;
Lead the implementation of risk management processes
Identify opportunities for margin growth
Lead detailed bid presentations
Prepare submission documents in line with the bid and corporate requirement
Participate in post tender interviews, presentations and negotiations with customers and ensure successful handover to delivery teams following award
Maintain a knowledge of alternative technical solutions with a view to resolving bid issues through innovation
Maintain awareness of current health, safety and environmental requirements and changes
Collate targeted feedback on successful projects and provide feedback for future bids
Establish and maintain data base of key relevant cost data
Seek to drive continuous improvement in the Pre-Construction team and Estimating functions
Form effective relationships with other team members with ability to lead with minimal directionQualifications

Ideally you will be an experienced civil engineering estimator
Experience of pricing from first principals on design & build, build only and joint venture tenders gained within the UK water industry
Sound technical capabilities backed up by a relevant engineering qualification such as an HNC, HND or degree
Knowledge of estimating software such as Candy or ConquestBenefits

Car allowance
Competitive salary
Healthcare plan
Discretionary bonus
28 days holiday plus bank holidays
Flexible working arrangements considered

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application
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