Perm 8.00am-5.00pm (Mon-Thurs) 8.00am-4.30pm (Fri)
Salary Circa £17,000
Our client, one of the leading land, property, construction and manufacturing specialists currently have an opening for an Estimator who will assist with compiling cost estimates.
To assess material, labour and equipment requirements;
To prepare correspondence to various parties for purposes of obtaining estimates;
To review and assess tenders ensuring all tender documents are received and correct;
To resolve cost discrepancies by collecting and analysing information;
To prepare estimate based on costs;
To review Bills of Quantities, sub-contract packages and market engagement to secure quotations;
To develop tender proposals for a range of procurement routes;
To assist in the development of solutions associated with client requirements which will add value to the tender;
To identify key risks and opportunities ensuring they are effectively queried where appropriate at tender stage to gain as much clarity as possible;
To plan and organise work efficiently to meet project deadlines;
To work in accordance with company standards;
To prepare relevant reports;
To update information as required;
To maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending training;
To undertake other tasks as and when required;
To always represent and implement an excellent Public Relations image of the business to clients, design teams, general public and colleagues.
What we are looking for:
Good educational attainment including min GCSE/equivalent Mathematics & English;
Minimum HND qualification in construction related discipline;
At least 3 years employment in Estimating, Quantity Surveying or Construction Procurement role;
Excellent IT skills and conversant with standard software packages and estimating software;
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills;
Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage deadlines;
Good decision making and problem-solving skills;
Strong commercial acumen;
Experience gained within Construction/ Building Products/Joinery Manufacturing industry would be desirable.
If interested, what you need to do next:
To register your interest in this position in confidence please submit a copy of your full up-to-date C.V. with a cover email/letter highlighting your suitability for the position. Please include the Job Reference Number. Suitable candidates will be screened and contacted, your interest gauged, and your permission sought to send your C.V. to the hiring client for review.
If a closing date has been given by the hiring client, then we will list this clearly with the text of all jobs advertised. Specific closing dates for all jobs can be found and verified on our website which is updated daily. Our clients reserve the right to enhance the short-listing criteria where and when this is deemed necessary. Candidates who do not meet the essential criteria for this role may be contacted in the future to discuss other roles. Sending your C.V. to us is initially an expression of interest in a role not a direct application, suitable applicants will be contacted to discuss further prior to their C.V. being released. We act as both an Employment Agency and as an Employment Business and as a company operate under strict 'best practice' policies and procedures governed by both the NRF and REC of which we are corporate members.
Equality & Diversity:
As an organisation we are continually committed to equality and we value diversity. We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds.
Confidentiality / Data Protection:
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