South East

Estimator - Cladding

Ref: 9860| Posted: 23rd Sep 2020

Brief Outline    

  • An industry leading contractor in the facades market requires an Estimator to oversee pricing on large commercial and infrastructure projects in the South East/ London region.
  • The client is looking for a hands-on, enthusiastic individual who will be involved and invested in their various ongoing projects and the overall progress of the company.

About our Client

  • Our client is a market leading, contractor based in the London area working across the South East. As a company, they deliver specialist cladding, glazing and curtain walling contracts amongst other related areas. They have worked on some of the most prestigious commercial and infrastructure projects in the region over their 30-year history.
  • Their turnover has increased year-on-year and have a large pipeline of work for the year ahead already.

About the Role                

  • They are looking to recruit an ambitious Estimator that has the desire to become a senior management figure in their commercial team.
  • Actively seek and tender for works from new and retained client base
  • Receive and log tender information / estimating documents
  • Understand and define project scope, goals and deliverables to ensure the project is quoted within budget and program (as supplied by the client).
  • Research materials, equipment and labour costs.
  • Create scope of works / pricing documents.
  • Preparation of all documentation for bidding projects.
  • Help with bids for new contracts and supporting buying activities (procurement).
  • Quote multi-site contracts across the country.
  • Ensure all passive fire protection projects are quoted are in line with current specification, legislation and compliance.
  • The successful candidate will be working closely with an experienced Commercial Manager and Director, as well as fellow management staff based on site.

About the Candidate    

  • Previous experience in pricing facades contracts 
  • Flexible self-starter with ability to prioritise
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of interiors systems

Points of Appeal             

  • Continual support and training offered
  • Freedom within the role
  • Clear route to a more senior role within the commercial team
  • Competitive salary, package and bonus structure
  • Company with a full order book