One of the region's leading main contractors, with over 100 years of history delivering a range of complex and bespoke schemes across Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire, across the high-end residential, commercial, education and heritage sectors. With a truly enviable reputation for master craftsmanship and a skilled trade workforce, there are few other regional builders in the area that can demonstrate this calibre of pedigree.
Purely due to expansion and an increasing project workload, an exciting opportunity for an experienced, ambitious Senior / Managing Estimator to oversee all pre-contract activity for a wide range of building schemes alongside the current Estimating Director has arisen. This post will act as a focal point for all pre-contract activity within the business, identifying and developing new opportunities, through to securing them via competitive tender.
- Oversee all tender and bid activity including pricing, preparation and submission, ensuring accuracy and quality, from initial enquiry and take-offs - Opportunity to manage and oversee the existing estimating team, offering guidance, advice and training as the department steadily grows around you, while maintaining a hands-on role - Provide detailed breakdowns of tenders to directors and clients, including analysis of risk and opportunity - Obtain best value sub-contract and supplier prices in order to maximise value for money within secured works - Procurement of sub-contract works including documentation and compliance - Hold and attend regular tender review meetings, become a focal point for developing business opportunities with clients - Effective communication with clients, suppliers, external consultants and colleagues through to senior management. - Promote the company and develop Framework and Negotiated opportunities.
Qualifications & Experience:
- Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or an equivalent Construction-related qualification - Minimum 10 years previous experience within general commercial main contracting - Previous managerial experience within a pre-contract function - Good knowledge of multiple subcontractors, trade contractors and suppliers. - Good written and verbal communication skills in English. - IT literacy (IT based or traditional skills welcomed)
What to do next:
If you are looking for a new opportunity and this role is of interest, apply via the link below and we look forward to discussing the role in more detail with you.
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