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Due to continued expansion my client is currently seeking an Estimator from a sub-contractor background in ground works or landscaping.

The Position

  • Preparation and submissions of proposals within agreed timeframes

  • Evaluation and analysis of tender inquiry documentation including resource & materials assessment, engineering requirements and costs

  • Liaise with Consultants, Contract Managers, Clients and Subcontractors ensuring specifications, volumes, issues and risks are identified and agreed

  • Detailed site visits to determine and mitigate risk to the business for tender submission.

  • Generate and submit documentation for tender approval

  • Presentation of tender proposals to Clients and management team

  • Building and maintaining effective and compelling business relationships, both externally and internally

  • Using analytical methods for rate build ups using estimating software

What I'm looking for

  • Proven, background within Estimating with desirable experience of Groundworks or landscaping

  • Knowledge of Estimating tools and techniques, using analytical methods for rate build ups and using estimating software

  • A thorough understanding of tender documentation, client's requirements/aspirations and required tender deliverables

  • Solid understanding of the impact and significance of an Estimating role with experience in a similar organisation

  • Ability to understand and interpret technical drawings, highlighting and challenging any uncertainty

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to liaise, negotiate and influence at various levels

  • Proactive, hands on approach, with good team working ethic

  • Capable of working to tight deadlines, and on own initiative whilst achieving and delivering self-set targets.

If you feel you hold the skills and experience required to thrive in this role, please email me your latest CV.