|Job Ref:||204309460||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Construction||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||Hertfordshire||City:||Hertfordshire||Address:||Post Code:||WD5||Salary:||£65000 - £75000/annum car / allowance and benefits||Post Date:||18/10/2016 14:19|
Senior Estimator - Main Contracting|
£65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus car / allowance and benefits package
My client are a well known regional contractor award winning main contractor that turns over approximately £55 million. The company has an excellent reputation within the commercial sector with a particular emphasis on education, healthcare and commercial buildings.
Due to organic growth across the business they currently have an exciting & excellent opportunity for a Senior Estimator to join the Pre-Construction team out of their Major Projects division working on a mixture of tenders. Tender values range from £1 to £7 million.
As the ideal candidate you will have experience of working within a UK construction main contractor at either: Senior Estimator or Estimator level and will have experience of managing tenders or being part of tenders.
The successful candidate will be office based reporting into a office based Estimating Director, working independently and as part of team on a mixture of stage 1 & stage 2 tenders.
Role & Responsibilities:
*Liaise with the Head of Estimating to understand and ensure that adequate and sufficient resources are available to meet bidding commitments.
*The role involves being an influential member of the design team providing cost planning advice from innovation to contract close to ensure capital targets and budgets are achieved.
*Engaging with supply chain partners to ensure buildability and best value throughout the bidding process.
*Appraisal of tender documentation and initial risk assessment.
*Develop initial cost plans as appropriate and monitor against design development/market testing.
*Compare costings to relevant benchmark data and formulate a commercial view.
*Co-ordination and compilation of tender risks & opportunity and compilation; of costed risk register to ensure sufficient allowances in bids.
*Attend interviews, workshops and engagement meeting with the client and advisors;
*Provide mentor training to new and more junior members of the Estimating Department.
To apply please contact Ian on (Apply online only) for a confidential chat or submit an updated CV for consideration