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Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: Excellent salary and full package on offer

Estimators - groundworks/structures - SW London  

My client is a leading structural refurbishment contractor based out of Clapham, turning over £90m+.   They specialise in structures, heavy cut and carve jobs, basements/groundworks across the prime residential, commercial, education and healthcare sectors. Due to steady growth, i am looking for a number of estimators to join the team and drive the company forward.   Will consider intermediate and senior level candidates, ideally from a groundworks/structures and fit-out sector backgrounds.  

Main responsibilities:  

• Manage all aspects of quoted works process in order to maximise revenue and operating profit

• Estimate the costs of projects in order to meet or exceed the client’s requirements

• Determine contractual, financial, technical and operational risks and to find opportunities to minimise risk and maximise gross profit

• Development of margin bridges where necessary

• Support the fulfilment of the programme of works safely, on time and to the required quality while maximising the gross profit and client’s satisfaction

• Excellent knowledge of pricing of direct labour including TUPE, Pensions, outputs, efficiency, etc

• Ability to find ‘the edge’ within a bid

• Working with all operational and support functions in establishing the net price for a bid

• Obtain the best market quotations to substantiate the prime cost

• Deliver accurate prime cost submissions at the adjudication meeting in a professional and logical manner.

• Liaising with clients and suppliers to ensure projects are efficiently costed and managed through the pricing and tendering process - generating    quotations, PQQ's and tender submissions for minor and/or major works of values £3M - £20M per annum

 • Work closely with and supporting project, commercial and operational managers on a daily basis through accompanied and unaccompanied site surveys and meetings with clients, project managers and directors as necessary

• Attend tender settlement meetings and present net tender and commercial analysis.

• Undertake project debrief and contract handover review meetings.

• Benchmarking of key operational ratios and material costs  

An excellent salary and package ois on offer for the right candidate. This is a permanent position, with an immediate start. Please reply with an updated CV in the first instance  

0207 609 7769

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