Estimator - Required for Leading Carpentry/Fit Out Contractor – North London/Hert

Ruislip, London (Greater)
17 May 2018
14 Jun 2018
Job Type

Senior Estimator - Required for Leading Carpentry/Fit Out Contractor – Ruislip London

About the Client: SSA is recruiting on behalf of a Construction company specialising in Carpentry & Joinery, working on behalf of major Contractors.  The company have an extensive workload across London up to 10 - 15 projects.

Our client is actively seeking to employ an Estimator to join their ever growing team. The candidate must have experience in pricing Carpentry & Joinery packages ranging from £500,000 to £5m in value.

The purpose of this role is to price packages, prepare, submit and negotiate tender proposals to enable the securing of potentially profitable work for the business. The successful candidate will be dealing with Carpentry & Joinery packages ranging from £500,000 to £5m in value. The candidate must ensure that bids are prepared in a timely manner, are attractive to the clients and meet all requirements.

About the Requirements :

  • To consistently deliver successful projects measured in terms of safety, quality, client satisfaction and profit.

  • To achieve a level of autonomy whilst being a strong team player to ensure the highest standards are achieved continuously in delivering contracts consisting of a broad range of solutions on budget and on time.

  • Develop efficient methods of working by promoting consistent practices, utilising information technology and using feedback from actual projects.

  • Preparation of prime cost estimates incorporating both standard and bespoke products.

  • Implementation of the 15 point Tender Process.

  • Liaison with bid managers, contractors and consultants.

  • Provide advice on specifications and budgets.

  • Measurement of quantity and scope for each bid.

  • Preparation of prime cost estimates.

  • Completion of fully considered tenders at settlement stage.

  • Provide advice on finalisation matters of risk, qualification and margin.

The successful candidate will have the experience in estimating and dealing with Carpentry and Joinery packages having worked within the fit out sector of industry. They will have strong communication skills, allowing them to liaise with various departments as necessary. As well as setting clear goals, targets and monitoring progress, they will also be able to clearly identify key tender risks and opportunities, together with planning their management.

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