My Shortlist

Your shortlisted jobs will appear here. To view your shortlist, please login or register

More Jobs Like This
DATE ADDED: Mon 04/03/2019

Estimator (Housing)

Salford, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £45000 - £55000/annum Car / Car Allowance

My client is recruiting for an Estimator to be based near Manchester. This is a permanent full time role. On offer is a competitive salary, company vehicle or allowance, and benefits package.

Purpose of the Role:

To assist in providing an estimating and tendering service to meet the Company Budget.

To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

* Monitor potential enquiries

* Build relationships with Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Competitors

* Maintain up-to-date market knowledge of labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors

* Prepare send out sub-contract material enquiries using conquest enquiry system

* Where required produce accurate take-off using Conquest (if outsourced externally - coordinate the information and ensure take off is complete)

* Manage, as directed, enquiries for labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors

* Price bills/schedules analytically and produce quote comparisons using conquest estimating software

* Complete tender pricing for adjudication by the tender committee, including reporting on any risks or onerous conditions, providing a winning edge

* Liaise with planner to assess programme preliminaries

* Formulate bid strategy/qualifications

* Assist in the training of junior staff

* Present estimate to Tender Committee

* On secured projects prepare information for handover to the contract team

* Assist in developing Company estimating library

* Check tender documentation

* Measure tender against Decision Analysis

* Inform Tender Committee on Contract Conditions

* Any other reasonable management request

What we are looking for:

Skills and abilities

* Ability to use own initiative as well as working effectively as part of a team

* Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise own workload

* First rate communication skills both written and verbal

* Excellent attention to detail

* Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegates as appropriate

* Valid full UK driving licence


* Experience of working on Social Housing / Education projects

* Excellent Excel Skills

* Working experience of presenting technical and complex information

Why work for us?

we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers.

We offer you:

* Competitive rates of pay - We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year.

* Bonus Scheme - Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance.

* Special offers for staff - We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out.

* Trust - We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.

* Recognition - We have a scheme to reward people who go the extra mile for our company.

* Development - we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

Linsco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
Role: Estimator (Housing)
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Salford, Greater Manchester,

Apply for this job now.