JOB TITLE: Senior Estimator


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Coventry
Job Reference : 6730GM Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 24/05/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Senior Estimator who will be responsible for tender submissions including method statements, work programmes and pricing. You will also be responsible for managing a team of three Estimators, to play a key role in mobilisation of new contracts to ensure full client expectations and tender submission details are handed over to the Operational Team.


Job Description



The Client

The client we are recruiting on behalf of focuses on hard and soft landscaping and external works packages, and specialises in undertaking and efficiently delivering larger more complex multi-disciplinary external works projects, where we are responsible for the whole of the work on the site.

Maintenance Teams offer a complete range of grounds maintenance and street cleansing services, covering the full range of provision from traditional based amenity horticulture contracts, through multi-site contracts to large 'City based' cleansing contracts.


About the Role

The successful candidate in the position will be responsible for tender submissions including method statements, work programmes and pricing. You will also be responsible for managing a team of three Estimators, to play a key role in mobilisation of new contracts to ensure full client expectations and tender submission details are handed over to the Operational Team. As well as to manage the companies market intelligence databases and to produce strategic reports for Business Development Department.


Person Specification

* Preferably A 'Level English Language and Mathematics.
* Preferable HNC/D or Business qualification or Degree.
* Preferably hold a horticultural or environmental qualification or be able to demonstrate an operational background in a green or construction based working environment.
* Excellent standards of written comprehension in relation to reading and understanding tender documents (e.g. specifications and terms and conditions).
* IT literate and ability to use various packages in particular Word, Excel and Access to an advanced level (essential), a working knowledge of Visual Basic (desirable).
* Highly numerate with an aptitude for financial analysis.
* Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
* Meticulously attentive to detail.
* Self motivated and enthusiastic.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills.
* Presentable appearance.
* Full driving licence required.




Job Keywords

estimator, hard and soft landscaping, external works packages, contracts, external works, construction, coventry, west midlands



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Building and Construction recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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