Senior Estimator

  • Location

    South East London

  • Sector:

    Just Construction

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  • Salary:

    £65,000 - £80,000

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  • Published:

    November 20th, 2020

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  • Consultant:

    Michael Morgan

My client offer full turnkey new build and refurbishment solutions to a wide range of organisations that they work with. They have been established for 18 years but have already proven their worth in the market. They have big ambitions to grow the business further over the next few years. They are now in the market for a Senor Estimator to aid the pre-construction function in delivering additional contracts.

The Role of Senior Estimator

  • Supporting & managing bid by producing accurate and competitive tenders in order to win new work for the contractor
  • Ensure that processes are practical and adhered to at all times
  • Producing bills of quantities from drawings and specifications
  • Cost comparison and subcontractor selection
  • Preparing and submitting subcontract enquiries
  • Working with the Director liaising with the client to ensure that tender documents are accurate


The Candidate

  • At least 5 years estimating experience in refurbishment projects/new build or for a general builder
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to measure accurate quantities from drawings
  • Good understanding of commercial issues relating to tenders
  • Good technical training – preferably RICS or CIOB qualified
  • Good understanding of designers specifications including building technology & materials
  • Good understanding of construction
  • Ability to meet and present to Clients
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word & Adobe
  • Training in bespoke estimating packages would be an advantage
  • In possession of a full clean UK driving licence
  • Proactive and committed attitude at all times
  • Previous estimating experience is essential
  • Experience with both refurbishments and internal fit out
  • Experience working with a Pre-Contracts team


If you are looking for a new challenge this relatively new contractor can offer you a fresh approach to the construction sector and a real chance of career progression. Please send your CV in for consideration.