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Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: £50K + Package

Senior Estimator – Large Dry Lining Sub Contractor – Dry Lining, Ceilings and Fit Out Projects

The Client:

  • My client is the leading specialist dry wall, partitioning and ceiling contractor that specialises in major interior fit out projects in healthcare, aviation, and high spec residential.
  • My client has won numerous awards for the quality of their projects and their delivery in their finite attention to detail which is imperative for interior fit out.
  • My client is not only the leadings specialist sub-contractor of partitions, they also offer a great work environment and team atmosphere. My client has high staff retention rate with well over a third of the employees having worked for the company for ten years or more.
  • My client actively encourages career development and promotion from within and prides itself on their award winning training programmes.
  • Due to a recent restructure my client now requires a Senior Estimator to join their work winning team


The role:

  • To process and present selected incoming enquiries, co-ordinate, prepare and ensure tender submissions are evaluated and submitted in accordance with the clients requirements and time scale.
  • Ensure the business development strategy is implemented as agreed.
  •  Ensure the pre-construction process is adhered to.
  • Support client engagement during the bid process
  •  Engage manufacturers and suppliers
  •  Assess the risk associated with key bids including HSE, scope, logistics, attendances, financial etc.
  •  Assist with developing the key bid deliverables including clarifications, design requirements, preliminary assessment.
  •  Fully understand the client scope of works and ensure that the estimators understand how this may impact on the estimate.
  •  Present financial overviews of bids allowing assessment of value engineering proposals and commercial amendments.

The candidate:

  • Appropriate experience in estimating or surveying, working within similar industry
  • Ability to work on a number of tenders as required at any one time
  • Fanatical attention to detail
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Ability to liaise with planning, buying and construction departments throughout the group
  • Ability to set clear goals, targets and monitor progress
  • Ability to clearly identify key tender risks and opportunities and plan their management
  • Relevant experience in a similar role within the industry
  • Enjoys working with people from different professional and trade backgrounds
  • Technical knowledge of partitioning, dry lining and ceiling systems

Remuneration and Benefits:

  • The successful candidate can expect a salary between £50 -60K (depending on experience) + company car or car allowance worth £5K
  • 26 days’ holiday per year, plus your birthday as an additional day of annual leave
  • Competitive pension scheme with up to 6% contributions
  • Annual Bonuses and individual team incentives
  • Added to the financial remuneration, this role promises a promotion for the right candidate within a maximum of 12 months from start, due to an upcoming promotion and restructure
  • My client also provides a true team and inclusive working culture



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