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- £70K / Year
Kingston upon Thames
£65k - £70k plus benefits package
Our client is a small-medium sized contractor that operates out of their head offices in Kingston upon Thames and carry out projects all around the M25 and the Home Counties. They are respected contractor with an excellent ethos and loyal supply chain.
They carry out a variety of different projects from traditional to design and build, valuing up to £6m, which range from new build, refurbishment and fit-out. These projects can be high-end residential, commercial, education, residential and healthcare. Majority of the work they do is repeat work or through recommendations.
A role for a Senior Estimator has arisen for an experienced estimator to work closely with the management team, to provide an excellent service, secure work and develop their client base
We are seeking a Senior Estimator to join our team to carry out all estimating duties including:
Taking tenders from initial enquiry to submission.
Provision of timely and accurate estimates
Analysis of contract documentation and preparation of accurate subcontractor packages for pricing.
Maintaining an updated cost data base
Liaising with and negotiate with sub-contractors and suppliers
Active participation in adjudication meetings
Carry out some surveying duties when necessary
Maintaining good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations.
Previous estimating experience of at least 5 years with a contractor in a similar role
Knowledge of building material components, building regulations, estimating (including taking off) and H&S.
Computer skills, especially Excel
Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities
Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills
Well-spoken and personable
Strong analytical and reasoning abilities
Good organisation skills and attention to detail
Confident and resourceful
Evidence of maintaining a professional, consistent and fair approach
Self-motivated with ability to work alone or in a team
Organised, problem solving and VE skills as necessary
Local knowledge of suppliers and subcontractor
If you have the relevant experience and would like to apply for this position in London then please email an updated CV to [email protected]
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