Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Reference: AWN0102_1490370696
Contact Name: Alex White
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 24, 2017 15:51

Job Description

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Estimator who will be responsible for providing detailed and accurate cost plans and tender estimates as part of the proposal process.

Candidates will be currently working in a Senior Estimator role or an experienced Estimator looking to take the next step into a senior role. The role will report to the Pre-Construction Manager and will be predominantly based from our Manchester office, however, candidates must be prepared to travel nationally as and when required.

Key Responsibilities

*Attend launch for new projects and contribute to financial issues
*Prepare the budget and prelims build up in conjunction with the planners, obtain trade contractor bids and compile the financial information section of the proposal document
*Agree on cost plan with the Client or his representative
*Agree 2nd stage lump sum tenders and GMP's
*Liaise with tender team throughout the tender process
*Liaise with team to produce most economic programme, logistical solution and method of construction with planners and construction staff
*Compile trade contract bid documents and carry out tender analysis
*Production of net cost estimates for either fixed price or 2 stage tenders


*Experience of working in the Construction industry
*First principles pricing
*Accurate cost advice and conceptual budgeting
*Computer estimating software skills - Excel and/or Conquest
*Accurate net cost Tenders - fixed price
*Ability to develop relationships with Clients / Professional Team/colleagues
*Problem solving
*Knowledge of both traditional and D&B tender routes