Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Beckenham, Kent
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: ES102BM_1537443525
Contact Name: Jed Morgan
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 20, 2018 12:38

Job Description

Senior Estimator

Beckenham, Kent

£70,000-£100,000 package dependant on experience

My client has an very exciting opportunity available for an Senior Estimator to join their team on a permanent basis. The role will involve estimating residential concrete frame schemes from 30 to 100 units. and the successful candidate will be encouraged to input into all aspects of pre-construction and bidding.

Key Accountabilities will include:

  • Plan and lead all matters relating to our Main Contracting Tenders in conjunction with our other departments.
  • Check and acknowledge bid documents and amendments.
  • Abstract information into subcontract and material packages.
  • Develop a full set of BOQ's based both on Sub Contract tender returns and/or own measures with rates applied.
  • Develop risk analysis of the information provided/not provided by the Client.
  • Review and ascertain costs associated with logistics, time frame etc.
  • Working closely with the Commercial Manager, Head of Design and Head of Operations is key.
  • Complete Form of Tender and tender letter with any qualification and complete contract sum Analysis/Schedule if necessary.
  • Prepare information packages for handover to construction team if successful, attend handover meeting and brief the team on tender bid.
  • Identify scope of value engineering / value creation and identify tender risk.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Experience as a key estimator with a Main Contractor undertaking similar work.
  • Highly numerate, with the ability to build Bill of Quantities (BOQ's) quickly and accurately.
  • Understanding of costs differences associated with mixed tenure schemes.
  • Experience of taking an Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) project from Pre Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ) to winning the tender
  • Knowledge or constructing high rise residential projects, building regulations, National House Building Control (NHBC) etc.
  • Must have a confident, resourceful and 'can-do' approach to work.
  • Self motivated.
  • Clearly demonstrable commitment to previous firms.
  • Clearly demonstrable commitment to increase their responsibility and manage team members.

This role is a great opportunity for an experienced Estimator to set down strong roots and progress in a company that rewards success and looks to actively promote from within.

For more information or to apply for this opportunity please contact Jed Morgan at PCR LTD.