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Estimator (Commercial Fit Out)

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RAE101121
  • Job Title: Estimator (Commercial Fit Out)
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
  • Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Are you looking for an Estimator role? Interested in working for an award-winning commercial fit out contractor?

VANRATH are recruiting an Estimator to work on various commercial fit out projects in Northern Ireland.

c£50,000 to £60,000 plus benefits

Our client is an award-winning commercial fit out contractor with decades of experience in the industry. They work across multiple sectors including retail, bars and restaurants, hospitality, leisure, corporate and finance. They have an excellent reputation for delivering meticulous, high quality projects and win a lot of repeat business from their clients as a result.


Responsible for successful delivery of estimating function, client/professional liaison, negotiation, ensuring competitiveness, maintaining relationships with existing customers and developing new potential customers/business

  • A proactive approach to networking and developing of tender opportunities through existing contacts or by referral
  • Assisting in PQQ submissions where required
  • Assessment of tender documentation
  • Co-ordination of detailed enquiries / assessment of quotations
  • Preparation of pricing schedules / bill of quantities where required
  • Detailed estimating of projects
  • Delivery of estimate and proposals for sum-up leading to tender submissions
  • In association with Contract Managers and Quantity Surveyors; liaison and negotiation with clients and clients representatives review process of successful tender projects
  • To participate and support all Company initiatives with compliance of procedures and requirements for ISO9001, 14001 & 18001, FSC and Investors in People Standards
  • Good record-keeping for reference points on subsequent related projects
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and maintain agreed timescales
  • Follow-up - establishing competition and their levels of submission benchmarking and continuous improvement of service response and delivery

The Ideal Person:

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience working on commercial fit out projects
  • Main Contractor background
  • Degree or HND
  • Familiar with Conquest or similar computerised system
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Robert Apps for a confidential discussion