ago5 days ago
Our client is a construction company who have over the years built a very reputable reputation throughout the South of England supplying building services and tenders.
The company are continually expanding and because of this they are recruiting for a highly experienced Estimator to be responsible for producing quality estimates detailing accurate and competitive estimations of tender costs and works/labour required/entailed in prospect works.
Produce accurate tenders that remain competitive but fairEnsure tender estimates are detailed and clearProcess estimates within a set time period, ensuring the clients are not waiting too long Develop and maintain business relationships with clients (new and existing) and promote further tender invitations Clearly identify price build ups to the contract teamProduce quality estimates that repeatedy prove to secure a reputable number of tenders won, ensuring the company continues to grow in accordance to the business growth planMaintain company reputation for quality and professionalism Arrange site inspections to view and assess works required to be carried out to support input to tender cost estimationsProvide budgets/cost plans, detailed ‘Take-Off’ and BQ (Bill of Quantities) using the designated software packageWork on multiple types of contractsObtain competitive prices for materials and sub-contracted packagesComplete quote analysis and comparisons, changing pricing where necessaryPrepare tender build-ups for internal adjudication and carry out adjustments where necessaryDiscuss all client requirements for pre-tender meetings with departments ensuring all points are covered and highlighted and any questions are answered accordinglyPrepare relevant information and documentation for works handover meetings ensuring teams are suitably briefed to commence workAttend post-tender meetings with clientsOther tasks as and when required, being flexible within the job and duties surrounding Be proactive and reactive in busy periods
Qualifications and Experience Required
5 years’ solid experience in a similar role Construction related Higher National Certificate, Degree or equivalent Management skills – basic programming, planning and compiling of reports Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities Strong IT skills, must be good with working on a computer processing admin and emails (Outlook and most Microsoft packages including Word and Excel) Experience with data input, report writing and record keeping tasks Good negotiation skills Driver, Full license with own car Excellent communication skills, written and verbal Strong knowledge of building materials and components Organised and forward thinker, always planning ahead and for all scenarios Motivated and pro-active Confident with resolving problems and issues calmly and effectively Good people skills Ability to maintain a far yet professional approach to daily tasks Self-motivated and committed
Negotiable Salary up to £30k-£65k (Dependant on Qualifications, Skills and Experience) 28 Days Holiday Additional holiday accrued through service Full time, Monday-Friday Mileage allowance Workplace pension scheme Bonus/reward scheme based on profit share and personal performance Medical insurance and cash plan (After 1 year)
We will try to respond to reply to all applications. If, however you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements advertised by CDH Recruitment Limited
ago5 days ago
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