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Estimator (New Build)

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Job Description

Our Client, Your New Business:

Over the last few years, this business - one of our best clients - has experienced significant growth across refurbishment and new build environments in social housing. A fantastic, strategically placed office in Merseyside has led to the creation of long term partnerships with public sector organisations, and combined with an industry-leading bids and tenders team the business has successfully expanded into the private and commercial sectors.

Recent contract wins for major organisations have meant the need for a commercially minded Estimator with main contracting or house building experience has arisen. Joining the business now is an exceptional opportunity, as there are significant, cemented plans for growth over the coming months. A great opportunity to go in and make your mark.

The Estimator role:

In this newly created, strategic position, which has come about due to the significant expansion and successful winning of main contracting, new build social housing work (to include conversions), you will be expected to carry out Estimator duties as below. This list is not exhaustive and there remains a lot of flexibility for you to make the role your own.

* Submit pricing and estimates for prospective works and contribute to the completion and submission of tenders for work
* Maintain a strong working relationship with clients over a multitude of prospective projects, with a particular focus on proactive value engineering by ensuring correct specifications and plans are obtained and reviewed
* Prepare budgets and cost plans, and ensure the adjudication and negotiation of subcontractor accounts as appropriate
* Support the business in winning new contracts in the new build social housing sector

Your skills and experience required:

* You will be suitably qualified for an Estimator position, with demonstrable experience of working in a new build environment
* Social Housing contractor or client experience would be an advantage but is by no means necessary
* A keen eye for detail is crucial, as is an ability to maintain strong, proactive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, and use these to effectively negotiate and support bid teams in winning work competitively
* Strong negotiation skills will be essential to maximising project value and minimising costs when dealing with the clients and subcontractors

Salary, Remuneration & other benefits on offer:

You can expect a salary of up to £60,000 plus car/allowance plus industry leading benefits including excellent holiday allowances and a bonus scheme.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an Estimator to join an established and continuously growing contractor, operating successfully across the North West.

Please get in touch today with George Lucking, Commercial Specialist on 0151 230 1690 / 07860 270 738 for more details on opportunities available, or apply direct below with your CV.


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