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Senior Estimator

Job Description

  • Job Reference: JSSE160322
  • Job Title: Senior Estimator
  • Salary: £42,000 - £47,000 + package (DOE)
  • Location: Antrim, Northern Ireland

Senior Estimator- Commercial Fit Out

Are you looking for a Senior Estimator role in a construction environment? Interested in a career within a market leading interior fit-out contractor?

VANRATH are recruiting an Senior Estimator to become an integral part of our client's bid strategy.

c£42,000 to £47,000 + package (DOE)

Core Benefits

  • Additional holidays
  • Enhanced pension
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Length of service awards
  • Employee wellness programme
  • Working from home scheme
  • Holiday purchase scheme

Our client is a dynamic and progressive specialist joinery and interior fit-out contractor with a reputation for excellence and innovation.

Due to continued growth and increased commercial opportunities, they now seek a highly motivated and experienced individual to take up a lead position in their Estimating division to assist in the procurement and management of assigned tenders.

Main Responsibilities

  • Proactive involvement in establishing the Bid Strategy to win assigned tenders.
  • Bid manage assigned tenders to ensure a robust tender is produced to meet tender deliverables and timescale.
  • Manage estimating support staff assigned to the tender.
  • Proactive engagement of Senior Management Team during tender process from start up to adjudication meetings.
  • Preparation of enquiry and tender documents.
  • Sourcing and assessing supplier and subcontract quotations.
  • Preparation of accurate Bills of Quantities from drawings, specifications and schedule of finishes
  • The preparation of an analytical estimate from first principles and where necessary as a check against subcontract quotations.
  • Calculation of site management and preliminary costs.
  • Participation in final negotiations.
  • Post tender and post contract discussions and cost considerations including evaluation of the contract.

The Ideal Person:

  • 3+ Years' Estimating experience in construction environment.
  • Experience with commercial fit out projects would be an advantage.
  • Proven ability to work to deadlines in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Experience working with Conquest or similar estimating software packages.

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 Joe Sowerby on 028 9033 0250 for a confidential discussion.