Senior Estimator

Ref
MAX5968
Consultant
Stuart Hackett
Region
South East England
Location
Abingdon
Salary
Up tp £60k + package
Job Posted
14/11/2014
Type
Permanent
Status

 

Responsibilities and Duties

The position requires early involvement in projects, an active participation in the design development phase with a focus on achieving best value through continuous review of the cost plan and involvement in the estimate through to financial close. This will be working on projects in multiple sectors including higher & lower education, commercial offices and leisure projects.

 Accountabilties

  • A key role within an experienced and dedicated Pre-Construction team
  • Reporting to the regional Pre-Construction Commercial / Estimating Manager. 

 Key tasks & Activities

  • Ability to carry out detailed pricing for competitive tenders and negotiated projects using a variety of procurement roles. 
  • Ability to prepare elemental cost plans and familiar with benchmarking techniques and market testing. 
  • Ability to work closely with project managers, bid managers and designers. 
  • Provide advice to the design and construction team on alternative design considerations . 
  • Experience of managing risk and opportunity schedules. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • You will have a robust commercial acumen and an experienced, logical approach to cost planning and estimating. 
  • You should have experience in a similar arena working for major contracting organisations in the UK. 
  • You will be a team player with excellent communication skills. 

Employing Company Overview and Profile

You will be joining a top tier main contracting company who are a global force in the building, civil works, energy and services sectors. The hiring company in the UK has 10 offices around the UK with circa 1,700 employees in total and a turnover of over £800m and growing year on year.

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