Role details

Senior Estimator

Leeds   •   £50,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Senior Estimator required
  • New Build housing background is essential

About Our Client

Our client is a leading name within the new build affordable housing world in Yorkshire with continued growth plans within Property and Housing.

Our client has a strong pipeline of New Build work and the pre construction team is looking to build their existing team due to their healthy pipeline of work.

Our client is now looking to grow within the New Build works and need this Senior Estimator to spearhead the New Build Pre Construction Activity.

Job Description

Key responsibilities for the Senior Estimator role are:

  • Monitor potential enquiries
  • Build relationships with Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Competitors
  • Maintain up-to-date market knowledge of labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors
  • Prepare & send out sub-contract & material enquiries using conquest enquiry system
  • Where required produce accurate take-off using Conquest (if outsourced externally - coordinate the information and ensure take off is complete
  • Manage, as directed, enquiries for labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors
  • Price bills/schedules analytically and produce quote comparisons using conquest estimating software
  • Complete tender pricing for adjudication by the tender committee, including reporting on any risks or onerous conditions, providing a winning edge
  • Liaise with planner to assess programmes & preliminaries
  • Formulate bid strategy/qualifications
  • Assist in the training of junior staff
  • Present estimate to Tender Committee
  • Work within Building and Construction

The Successful Applicant

Senior Estimator - New Build Housing The key skills, knowledge & experience you will need to have to be considered for the Senior Estimator role include:

  • Experience of working on New Build Social Housing / construction projects
  • Excellent Excel Skills
  • Working experience of presenting technical and complex information
  • Ability to use own initiative as well as working effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise own workload
  • First rate communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegates as appropriate
  • Ability to work in the Manchester area
  • Experience in Building and Construction

What's on Offer

The successful candidate reporting to the Head Office in Leeds and will be offered between £50,000 - £65,000 plus benefits depending on experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for a commercially aware, highly motivated individual who can work under pressure and have proven experience estimating New Build schemes within Housing.

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