estimator in city of london

28 November 2018
paige culley, randstad cpe
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£ 55,000 - £ 70,000 per year, negotiable
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city of london, london
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 55,000 - £ 70,000 per year, negotiable
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paige culley, randstad cpe
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job description

I am currently seeking an experienced Estimator to join my client who are a well respected High-End Residential contractor in the heart of Central London.

My client specialise in the high end residential sector working on luxury homes and listed buildings in sought after locations across London. They predominantly carry out refurbishments, alterations, extensions, remodelling and fit-out projects but they also work on new build projects. They're looking for an Estimator who has a good understanding of estimating principles and standard methods of masurement who is capable of pricing tenders autonomously.


* Initial appraisal of tender opportunities and provision of project overview documents
* Preparation and delivery of tenders
* Assessment and allocation of plant/machinery
* Developing client portfolios and consolidating key client relationships
* Attending strategy meetings with project teams
* Attending site as required
* Completion of tender documentation and submission of the tender ensure a smooth handover of the project to the site team knowledge

About you;

* A degree in Quantity Surveying or similar / Equivalent HND (not necessary)
* 5-10 years expereience working in the industry
* Proven experience working in the High-End residentail sector previously
* Good communication skills, both written and verbal
* Proficiency using office IT applications such as Microsoft Excel and Word or equivalent software
* Be punctual and have good timekeeping
* Can take instruction and effectively carry out tasks
* Ability to multitask and when necessary work on various projects
* Strong attention to detail
* Have a very good work ethic and be willing to work hard

What's in it for you?

* An opportunity to work for a well respected Main Contractor
* Competitive salary and package
* Great Central location which is easy to commute to

If you are interested in this role, or are a Quantity Surveyor looking at your career options, then please contact Paige Culley at Randstad CPE on 020 3680 0650.

Alternatively, if you know someone who may be interested we offer a £200 referral fee for successfully placed candidates.

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Note: All applications are kept confidential and contact will be established with you before submission of your CV to any client. Due to the number of applications received only successful candidates will be contacted.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


full project life cycle,liaising with clients & architects,looking at drawings,managing client,procurement,take offs


HNC quantity surveying

educational requirements

BSc quantity surveying