senior estimator in bedford

16 April 2019
izzy heaney, randstad cpe
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Full benefits package
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bedford, east of england
construction & property
sub specialism
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working hours
Full benefits package
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izzy heaney, randstad cpe
0170 737 8378
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job description

On behalf of a highly successful main contractor with possibly one of the strongest pipelines of work in the region, we are looking for a Senior Estimator to join an established team, working from their Head Office in Bedfordshire

The primary purpose is to produce competitive and innovative tenders where you will be able to draw on your substantial construction knowledge and consider alternative solutions and value engineering.

Our Client works across a diverse range of sectors including education, pharmaceutical, leisure, commercial and industrial. Procurement routes will see you bidding for a mix of single and 2 stage tenders, as well as negotiating repeat business with existing Clients.

Project values range from £5M to £50M

Reporting to the Head of Estimating, duties will include:

* Accurate interpretation of drawings and technical specifications
* Completing Take Offs
* Pricing a diverse range of trades from first principles
* Sub-contract tender analysis
* Attend pre and post tender interviews
* Development of Client and Consultant relationships
* Review the department workload and plan resources with the Chief Estimator

Experience and qualities required:

* The ability to communicate confidently with external and internal teams
* Have a proven background in leading a wide range of tenders
* Be knowledgeable of various construction methods and specialist subcontractors
* Experience of value engineering and finding practical solutions to propose to Clients
* IT literate in Excel


* Minimum HNC in Building Studies or similar

Experience of using a specialist Estimating software package would be an advantage

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.


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