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Job Ref:  204676641
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Bury
Post Code:  BL9
Salary:  £45000/annum £45,000 + Car
15/10/2016 02:17
Our client is one of the UK's leading providers of air movement and ventilation ductwork solutions, delivering projects throughout the UK ranging from Nuclear and Industrial Processes, to Healthcare, Retail, Commercial and Leisure.

They are recruiting for a Senior Estimator to be based at their head office in Bury on a permanent basis.


Due to an increased amount of activity in our clients business development area and the need to achieve customer deadlines in order to secure new business, a new position for an Estimator is required.


Responsible for undertaking estimates for new business opportunities, co-ordinating all aspects of an estimate. Drafting tender letters and presenting all cost and project information in a high quality clear format for review by a senior management representative.


_ Register and acknowledge receipt of own enquiries
_ Manage/monitor all aspects of own bids/cost plans
_ Build up cost estimates for aspects including:

> Building Works
> Engineering Works
> Manufacture
> Preliminaries
> Equipment procurement
> Design Costs
> Escalation & Risk Factors

_ Co-ordinate content from others and where required to write supporting documents to enhance the quality of proposals
_ Present detailed accurate estimating content for review and subsequent approval.
_ Attend post tender reviews and lead in presenting project handover content when new business is secured.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications (essential)

_ Experience of the UK construction market
_ Experience of bid preparation and co-ordination
_ Knowledge of our competitors
_ Previous experience in a similar role in Construction / FE company.
_ Computer literacy including a practical knowledge of Microsoft Excel
_ Good interpersonal skills
_ Flexibility
_ Presentable
_ Customer focused

Highly Desirable (but not essential)

_ Membership of an industry professional body
_ Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MS Powerpoint, MS Project and various ductwork estimating packages.
_ Experience of the Nuclear industry

Key Relationships

_ Procurement & Bid Manager
_ Business Development Managers (BDM's)
_ Other Estimators/Senior Estimators
_ Designers
_ Engineers
_ Project Managers
_ Quantity Surveyors/Senior QS's
_ Clients and Suppliers

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