Estimator / Cost Planner | Student Accommodation | Leicestershire
A well known Leicestershire based client who focus on Student Accommodation are looking for an experienced Estimator / Cost Planner to join their business in order to help move their business forward. This client work across Leicestershire developing sites into student accommodation for the local area - working alongside main contractors in the market to deliver projects on time and to budget.
Ideally they are looking for someone who has experience working in a similar role for either a principle client who carries out similar projects within the multi-room sector - this could be student accommodation, high rise flats or hotels or working directly for a main contractor doing the same.
Your role will involve:
- Tender Analysis & submittal
- Developing bill of quantities from tender drawings
- Meeting short timescales
- Reading and measuring drawings in pdf and dwg
- Researching material, equipment & labour costs
- Gathering quotes from sub-contractors and suppliers
- Robust proactive negotiating to achieve the best price
- Creating schedule of works
- Developing & building strong relationships with suppliers
- Analysing data, creating reports
- Handover to PM / QS
The projects you will be getting involved in are primarily new build D&B pre-designed projects with a value of between £40 to £50 million.
Ideally you will be a talented self-starter, motivated and ambitious to join a growing team. Attention to detail, excellent time management skills and the ability to forward plan is essential; as is the ability to build up rapport with clients and build long term relationships.
You will also have a good knowledge of MS Excel, AutoCAD/or other CAD software and MS Project
In return this client can offer a competitive salary and package for the right person (depending on experience), the chance for career progression and development and the opportunity to join a growing Leicestershire business.
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