Senior Estimator

20 Apr 2021
18 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:

Fortem are actively recruiting for a Senior Estimator to join our team here in Hitchin.

You will be working within the central procurement team focusing on strategic contract opportunities, with the aim of helping to grow the business by winning work through competitive tendering and framework opportunities.

The role will be responsible for all elements of pricing and will involve working with senior management in the business to form operational solutions and opportunities give Fortem a competitive edge.

The Project:

We are Fortem, people who care about fixing and improving thousands of properties across the UK.

As a family owned, national property solutions provider, we deliver planned and reactive maintenance, capital investment, refurbishment, reconfiguration, high quality new build programmes and industry-leading energy services expertise.

In conjunction with a carefully selected number of partner suppliers and subcontractors we deliver these services to a large number of valued clients across the housing, blue-light, education and care sectors.

Essential and Desirable Criteria:


* Detailed knowledge of all Estimating Functions and market rates High level of construction knowledge and technical ability Computer literacy Numerate.


* Ability to critique and settle the work of others Presentation skills On site experience

* Qualifications preferred - MCIOB or MRICS

Personal Qualities:

Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours.

We are looking for people to join our team aligned to our values which are:

• loyal & united,
• honest & trustworthy,
• take responsibility,
• be proud,
• listen & act.

If you are passionate about what you deliver, and willing to go the extra mile then come and join our Fortem team, and become a great ambassador of our business.

Additional Information:

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package

* Including company pension scheme, birthday leave, on contract training and much more!

*Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognise and reward your achievements. Information about how we use your information and your information rights can be found on our website.

The submission of speculative CV's by recruitment agencies is discouraged and is entirely at their own risk.

Any candidate details submitted by an agency without an instruction from Fortem shall be deemed rejected. Introductions are at all times subject to Fortem's standard terms and conditions of recruitment, which shall apply to the exclusion of and prevail above any other terms and conditions that an agency attempts or may in the future attempt to impose or incorporate (and which are hereby rejected).

About Us:

Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development.
We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years.
Above everything else you will be joining a values based business:

our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets

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