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Senior Estimator

West Midlands
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Senior Estimator Salary: Competitive The Role: The Senior Estimator s role is to lead estimates for civil engineering works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of tender teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work by value and type to meet the company's objectives. Key Responsibilities: Lead estimates • Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures • Lead team of estimators for larger tenders, mentoring and developing junior estimators • Identify opportunity and risk during tender process • Liaise with the business unit, Bid Manager and Planner to agree methodology and principles • Maintain register of key assumptions within estimate • Maintain tender estimate file • Provide indicative pricing support for business development • Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs Present estimates at adjudication • Prepare estimating "adjudication pack" • Present basis of estimate and key assumptions • Maintain notes of adjudication meetings • Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as required Handover to site teams at contract award • Prepare estimating handover packs • Maintain notes of handover meeting • Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions Key Measures & Targets: • Winning work to meet the Company s objectives • Developing a coherent and consistent tender submission with the use of key estimating assumptions • Developing a tender win strategy alongside the business unit teams • Providing temporary works support for tenders and for the design element of design and construct tenders Key Relationships: • Estimating Team • Engineering Team • Supply Chain Team Person Specification: The successful candidate is likely to meet all the following criteria: Essential • Engineering or commercial background • Experience in water and civils • Proven track record working on tenders ranging up to 50m • Numerate and IT literate, familiar with estimating software and Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel • Chartered, incorporated status or similar • Confidence in dealing with customers and personnel within the Company at a senior level • Ability to ensure all tender submissions are both feasible and profitable Desirable • Knowledge of wastewater, rail, or the tunnelling sector Benefits: As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits, which provide a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to: 5% Company pension contribution Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary Single person s private medical cover Permanent Health Cover
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  • Job Reference: 702323865-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Coyle Personnel
    Coyle Personnel
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent