|Job Ref:||204644607||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Construction||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||Hertfordshire||City:||Hertfordshire||Address:||Post Code:||WD5||Salary:||£70000 - £75000/annum Car/Allowance, Pension, H/Care etc||Post Date:||08/10/2016 03:00|
Job Title: Senior Estimator
Job Type: Permanent
Job Ref: #251
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: £70k to £80k basic plus competitive package
Company & Project: Top 20 main contractor operating in the Commercial, Education, Healthcare, and Leisure & Retail sectors on a national basis, are seeking to recruit an experienced and effective Senior Estimator to complement their Pre Construction team, based in Hertfordshire.
Our client is one of the largest privately owned contractors in the market, with an unrivalled order-book in terms of project pipeline and long term stability. Over 70% of their business is derived from established frameworks on both a national and regional basis.
The working culture in the organisation is meritocratic, driven, and focused on both employee and business growth, which has led to them enjoying one of the best staff retention rates in the past 12 months.
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsible to the Estimating Director, you will produce BOQ's, take offs, full cost plans and target cost reporting with occasional pre con surveying duties including deed of appointment and procurement.
The successful candidate will take responsibility for managing the cost plans and pricing of single and two stage tenders, in the main under JCT & NEC forms of contract.
Projects are typically worth between £10m and £50m in single value, incorporating all types of construction, including New Build, Design & Build, Refurbishment and Fit Out.
Client facing, presentation, and first rate communication skills will need to clearly demonstrated at interview stage, in conjunction with a clear track record of securing tenders at a rate of 1 in 5 or better.
* Extensive experience as a Senior Estimator securing large construction
Projects in excess of £10m+.
* 10 years+ experience with Top 100 Main Constractors in pure Estimating roles.
* Strong track record of winning work from large frameworks for projects in
* Expert user of Conquest Estimating software in addition to MS packages.
* Hit rate of 1 in 5 or better with supporting references to that end.
* Sector experience must include Commercial, Education, and Leisure & Retail.
* Previous Roles: Estimating Manager OR Senior Estimator OR Estimator.
Qualifications & Skills: HND or Degree in Construction related subject plus a strong working knowledge of Conquest software.
Application Process: If you would like more information on this Senior Estimator position or any other vacancy please email your current CV through ; where it will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 48 hours if your CV is of interest.
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