Senior Estimator – Joinery Contractor – London

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: £75000 - £100000/annum


Senior Estimator – Joinery Contractor – London
About the client: Our client is a well-established fit out contractor based in London. They offer a complete a range of projects for the commercial and residential sector.
About the role:
* Preparation of prime cost estimates incorporating both standard and bespoke products
* Implementation of the tender process
* Liaison with bid managers, contractors and consultants
* Advice on specifications and budgets
* Measurement of quantity and scope for each bid
* Preparation of prime cost estimates
* Completion of fully considered tenders at settlement stage
* Advice on finalisation matters of risk, qualification and margin
* Preparation of indicative programme to accompany bid
* In conjunction with marketing/business development function prepare bid submissions
* Follow up with client to reach a positive conclusion
* Successful post tender negotiations
About the Candidate:
* Relevant experience in a similar role with a joinery fit-out contractor in the UK
* Must be client facing and be a strong influencer who can manage difficult stakeholders
* Have tendered for projects upwards of £10m
* Numerate and accurate
* Supportive of the introduction of the latest in-house IT software systems to ensure high speed communication is maintained
* Enjoys working with people from different professional and trade backgrounds
* Need to be logical and well organised with ability to prioritise
* Numerate and accurate with fanatical attention to detail
* Presentation skills – written and verbal
* Positive response to pressure
* Excellent commercial skills
* Technically competent in the estimating process

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