The Client Our client is a regional general builder, who primarily undertakes bespoke residential projects and small commercial refurbishments across Cambridge and the surrounding area, with an emphasis on quality craftsmanship.
They are currently recruiting for an Assistant Estimator / Project Manager based in the Cambridge area on a permanent basis. Salary would be up to £32k depending on experience. You'll be working with an established general building contractor on the outskirts of Cambridge who specialise in D&B Bespoke Homes. Their portfolio is stacked full of impressive projects. The role will see you provide advice and guidance to clients and delivery teams from the inception of a project through to handover as well as take a central role in pricing from initial enquiries, so a strong understanding of construction methods is a must as is the ability to read drawings, think on your feet and troubleshoot. Would suit someone who has been out managing on site and wants to step into the office, or an aspiring candidate with some commercial and on-site experience.
Responsibilities: - Assist with all tender activity including pricing, preparation and submission. - Provide detailed breakdowns of tender - Obtain best value sub-contract and supplier prices - Procurement of sub-contract works including documentation and compliance - Attend regular tender review meetings - Effective communication with clients, suppliers, external consultants and colleagues through to senior management. - Preparing high quality bids
Qualifications & Experience - Construction related Degree / equivalent, ideally Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management. - Previous experience working for a main contractor is preferred, ideally 1-3 years. - UK Full Driving License
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