Senior Estimator

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • £60000 - £80000/annum including package USD / Year
  • Salary: £60000 - £80000/annum including package


Senior Estimator required in London
GVR Solutions are currently working with a Tier 1 Fit Out Main Contractor who are currently turning over £80m per annum. Our client strives to be the best, offering excellent attention to detail working with their clients to achieve outstanding projects, every single time. Their focus is on both traditional construction and design & build.
They work in a variety of sectors and are looking specifically for a Senior Estimator to join their team, helping to bid and win projects to deliver. The ideal candidate must have 8 years experience minimum working on Commercial Fit Out and refurbishment projects, up to the value of £5m.
As a Senior Estimator you will be expected to:
* Coordinating and preparing for pre, mid and post tender client meetings, workshops and interviews
* Developing a detailed understanding of relevant procurement routes and their nuances (Lump Sum, Design & Build and Two Stage)
* Pricing tenders via our supply chain and producing client cost plans
* Mentoring more junior members of the team
* Driving continuous improvement of our tender processes
* Identifying risks and opportunities within the tender Information and potential projects
* Providing support across the estimating team post-tender to ensure deadlines are met
* Proactively managing subcontractor and supply chain relationships with the commercial teams
* Maintaining an up-to-date awareness of our competitors and how their activity could impact our tenders
* Consistently achieving a seamless handover from the estimating team to the delivery teams
* Collaborating with the bid and marketing teams on the development of our documents and collateral, ensuring market-leading creativity and attention to detail
* Tracking your win rates, client feedback, and other metrics, in order to drive improvements in your offering and pricing
* Ad hoc support to the rest of the estimating team when you have downtime
The successful Senior Estimator will possess:
* Deep understanding of the competitive tender process
* Excellent market knowledge and ability to stay up to date with competitor activities
* Previous experience in a similar role within the construction or fit-out sector
* Strong commercial acumen
* A methodical process-driven approach, with excellent attention to detail
* A team player who takes accountability and seeks to drive continuous improvement
* Excellent verbal and written communication
* A passion for working creatively to win new business
* A proven track record of delivering high quality bid submissions, working to tight deadlines
* A confident, knowledgeable, and articulate personality, able to collaborate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders
Please get in touch if you meet the above requirements for a Senior Estimator and would like to know more

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