Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator 

Remote working – Tier 1 Main Contractor

We have an exciting opening for a Senior Estimator to join one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven to deliver lasting change for the communities they work in. Being a Tier 1 Main Contractor they are looking for the best Senior Estimator in the market to join a successful and established team of Estimators who work remotely across the UK

What the Senior Estimator will be involved with

As Senior Estimator, you will achieve targets and secure profitable work through competitive tendering of bids for projects and frameworks within the Infrastructure business.

The Senior Estimator will be joining the Environment Business which provides ‘source to sea’ asset delivery capability across the UK and Scotland working on both Frameworks and Standalone projects. Since AMP3 they have delivered in excess of £2bn assets for clients such as Yorkshire Water, United Utilities, Anglian Water, Thames Water, Southern Water, Welsh Water and Scottish Water. As an established player in the market this a great opportunity to join the team at a time of transformation as they shape-up to be fit for delivery in a future digital world. They have recently secured a place on the Yorkshire Water AMP7 Complex Civils Framework, a 5 year (plus 3 year possible extension) contract to deliver projects ranging in value from £5m-£15m.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing and preparing accurate tenders from first principals for medium & large civil engineering projects
  • Developing win strategy
  • Actively engage and develop long term relationships with key supply chain organisations
  • Coordination with Business Unit Operations and Technical Specialists
  • Interacting with the wider business including procurement and engineering to maximise offering
  • Constructively challenging the bid team to achieve the optimum solutions
  • Generating commercial strategies to maximise chances of winning the project at sustainable rates;
  • Developing innovative approaches where appropriate to differentiate the bid;
  • Lead the implementation of risk management processes
  • Identify opportunities for margin growth
  • Lead detailed bid presentations to the Infrastructure and Construction directors
  • Prepare submission documents in line with the bid and corporate requirement
  • Participate in post tender interviews, presentations and negotiations with customers and ensure successful handover to delivery teams following award
  • Maintain a knowledge of alternative technical solutions with a view to resolving bid issues through innovation
  • Maintain awareness of current health, safety and environmental requirements and changes
  • Ensure work winning processes are effectively and consistently implemented
  • Collate targeted feedback on successful projects and provide feedback for future bids
  • Establish and maintain data base of key relevant cost data
  • Provide assistance to other members of the work winning team where appropriate
  • Seek to drive continuous improvement in the Pre-Construction team and Estimating functions
  • Form effective relationships with other team members with ability to lead with minimal direction

What’s in it for the Senior Estimator?

· Competitive salary

· Benefits package

· Car or car allowance

· Pension,

· Healthcare

· Discretionary bonus

· 28 days holiday plus bank holidays.

· Flexible working hours and arrangements.

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