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Senior Estimator

The Company

An award-winning Main Contractor with a 30-year track record of delivering projects in a variety of different sectors including Hospitality, Commercial and Retail with values up to £2m. They are a very financially stable, privately-owned contractor with consistent repeat business from blue chip clients.

Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications

For this role you must possess the following;

* Prior experience working for a Main Contractor as an Estimator for a minimum of 8 years
* A good communicator, able to deal with a range of people, tasks and obligations
* Well organised, self-starter, able to implement procedures and effectively manage all aspects of the works
* Commercial knowledge and ability to negotiate terms with a range of parties

The Role

As the Senior Estimator, you will lead the bid team, producing competitive tenders for projects in the Retail & Hospitality and Commercial sectors in order to secure projects.


* Providing competitive estimates for fit out, refurbishment and occasionally new build up to £3 million.
* Using internal estimating and take-off systems to accurately cost project/enquiry
* Calculating preliminary costs, in conjunction with Account Managers
* Developing client relationships to enhance opportunities to tender, negotiate and enhance tender margins
* Producing sub-contract and material enquires for bespoke joinery
* Answering sub-contractor and supplier queries and appraising quotations
* Checking tender documents, making amendments where required
* Attend post tender negotiations with clients
* Take the lead in training the Assistant Estimator
* Report into the MD and attend regular senior team meetings to review workload and company performance

This is a Permanent position with a competitive salary (£50,000 - £60,000 + Package) on offer for the successful candidate. For more information or to apply please contact Sam Hunter - Principal Consultant - 07539 430 376
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