Estimator - Construction

£45k - 60k per year
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Stephen Blaymires
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary between £45,000 and £55,000 + Package 
This opportunity is with a busy Southampton based main contractor with a proven track record in the delivery of small new build and refurbishment projects in in the Hampshire and Sussex South Coast and Isle of Wight, predominantly local authority works comprising education, leisure, healthcare, emergency services, plus commercial and heritage. 

This part of the business turns over roughly £13m, with projects ranging from £250k to £3m. 
You will be joining a friendly and thriving business and will report to the Commercial Manager and will be responsible for: 
Review tender and quotation enquiries received from clients and evaluate them to maximise the overall opportunity for the company including highlighting any risk.

Produce detailed bills of quantities from tender documents, site surveys and drawings. 
Obtain competitive quotations from subcontractors & suppliers to prepare detailed financial estimates. 
Prepare and finalise tender reports for adjudication of completed tenders and quotations. 
Co-operate with the Business Development team to ensure that tenders are submitted in a timely fashion and to a high standard of presentation. 
Carry out post-tender negotiations and finalise potential orders with clients. 
On successful bids, attend a meeting with the Contract Manager and present handover packs with appropriate documentation (including a full financial break down) 
Assist the Business Development team with potential enquiries. 
Requirements including certificates and Qualifications: 
The successful candidate will be highly motivated, proactive, demonstrating excellent commercial awareness, plus organisational, self-management, and communication skills. 
Proven track record of 5-10 years of work in a similar position would be advantageous. 
HNC or Degree qualified in a relevant discipline 
A proven track record in the preparation of competitive quotations with a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and detailed working knowledge of a computer based estimating system 
High standards, attention to detail and drive will be very well rewarded with excellent salary, benefits, promotional and development prospects. 

To find out more about this role contact Stephen Blaymires at Interaction Recruitment on 02382 025 900 or email Stephen.blaymires@interaction recruitment