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Job Ref:  204547690
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Birmingham
Post Code:  B12
Salary:  £300 - £450/day
10/10/2016 18:30


I am working on behalf of a Tier 1 main contractor within the civil sector and due to expansion they are looking at bringing in a Senior Estimator to be based in Birmingham.

Your role as an Estimator will be to work closely with the Airfields leadership team, and other members of the commercial and operational teams in the preparation of tenders and work opportunities. You will be responsible for providing cost estimates for projects on a national scale and should have extensive experience in a similar role working across a range of construction sectors including Highways, Airfields, Civil Engineering and Ground Engineering undertaking new build and refurbishment projects.

Main responsibilities:

*Be responsible for the provision of accurate cost estimates and supporting technical information to enable the Company to submit competitive tenders in line with budgeted margins and in accordance with Company processes and Procedures.
*Manage a team which includes Estimator & Buyers
*Prepare enquiry schedules and liaise with the Strategy, Bidding, Procurement and Commercial in the selection of appropriate companies from whom quotations should be sought.
*Produce Bills of Quantities from plans and specifications as necessary.
*Identify risk and assist in the analysis and effective management of risk.
*Attend tender settlement meetings ensuring all relevant cost information is available for presentation and complete the tender as instructed.
*Produce contractor's proposals documentation where necessary
*Maintain regular contact with departments to obtain feedback on costs, technical and commercial performance.
*Control of tenders and quotations from enquiries through submission and negotiation to final settlement
*Utilisation of databases and compiling information to support project cost estimates
*To maintain an up to date awareness of activities and standards within the business sectors as they relate to this appointment.
*To carry out all duties and responsibilities in a manner that supports the Company Vision and Mission.
*To carry out all duties and responsibilities in a manner that visibly underpins the company's values and beliefs.
*To demonstrate appropriate experience, training and qualifications for the post.
*To protect the commercial and corporate interests of the Company
*To promote the Division, its image, interest, reputation and standing within the business community.

The ideal candidate should hold a relevant qualification and / or experience within the civil engineering and asphalt and airport sectors desirable. You must be able to demonstrate competence in a project delivery environment and have a full understanding of the project lifecycle process.
*Highly motivated and self-reliant
*Experience on producing estimates on major schemes
*Experience of using estimating software packages and IT literate in Microsoft Office suite.
*Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
*Good organisational skills / ability to work to tight deadlines.
*A strong personality who can persuade and motivate others.
*Ability to manage a team

If you feel the above role closely matched your experience please send your cv to (url removed) or call Anna on (Apply online only) for a confidential chat
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