Cavendish Professionals

Senior Estimator

Our client, a leading construction company in London, is seeking an experienced Senior Estimator to join its Pre-Construction team at the Head Office.

The company has a strong reputation for delivering major projects, from intricate Cut & Carve to large RC Frame projects.

The role involves using the latest technology for competitive bids, maintaining a client-centric approach, and overseeing the entire tender process.

The successful candidate will be responsible for accurate cost plans, contributing to the bid success rate, and ensuring high-quality project delivery.


  • Review tender information and employer's requirements.

  • Prepare detailed Bill of Quantities and pricing information.

  • Present tender submissions and attend meetings.

  • Analyze and incorporate tender returns into handover packs.

  • Support pre-construction, technical, and planning functions.

  • Negotiate final contract sums, prepare risk registers, and assist in establishing budgets.


  • Substantial experience with a main contractor on similar value projects.

  • Preferable experience in high-end residential/commercial projects.

  • Familiarity with various construction methods.

  • Proven ability to control costs, timing, and quality.

  • Strong technical knowledge and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to use computerized estimating packages.

  • Strong mathematical ability.

If interested, please get in touch with Tom on 020 3008 5212 or click “Apply” to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

Cavendish (Recruitment) Professionals Ltd are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we believe that inclusivity begins with the candidate experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of, gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

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