JOB TITLE: Head of Estimating/Senior Estimator


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Kent
Job Reference : 6569GM Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 07/05/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Bonus + Pension
 
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

Our client is urgently looking to recruit an experienced managerial level Estimator with New Build Social Housing experience to work for one of their clients as the "Head of the Southern Region". Based out of a Kent office the role is that of a "Hands On "Estimator who will be managing a team of 3 other senior Estimators.


Job Description

The Client

The client we are recruiting on behalf of is a well known is a Surveying multi-disciplinary consultancy specialising in providing estimating and surveying support to contractors and clients within the construction sector. These clients are known for working as the main or civils contractor on major projects in the highways, aviation, infrastructure as well as social housing, residential and education sectors. Based in the South East region they are regularly working as part of major frameworks on schemes and projects of £5-100M+

About the Role

Our client is urgently looking to recruit an experienced managerial level Estimator with New Build Social Housing experience to work for one of their clients as the "Head of the Southern Region". Based out of a Kent office the role is that of a "Hands On "Estimator who will be managing a team of 3 other senior Estimators.

Contracts range in size from £1.5 million to £150 million and are a mix of Development and Contracting jobs, D&B and local authority work. Contracts can be a mix of concrete frame and traditional / timber frame construction, typically up to 6 floors. Knowledge on the PFI side is desireable.

About You

You will be an experienced Senior Estimator with a proven track record of construction projects within the New Build Social Housing sector. You will have experience in managing teams of Estimators and extensive experience in a client facing capacity.

A main contracting background is essential to be considered for the position. Academic and industry qualifications would be advantageous in consideration for this role.

Your Skills

Strong Estimating Technical Knowledge
Team Management/Account Management experience
New Build Social Housing sector experience
Academic & Industry Qualifications Preferred
Main Contracting Background Essential


Job Keywords

Estimator, Consultancy, New Build, Housing, Residential, Main Contractor, London, Kent



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