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Senior Estimator


Tarmac
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Estimating Jobs
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Senior Estimator

Job Introduction

We are currently looking for a Senior Estimator to join our team in Colchester.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

The main focus of the Senior Estimator role will be to oversee the pricing of work and the management of the tendering process.

Role Responsibility

In this role you will be responsible for a number of tasks including:

* Manage the production and submission of all pricing work for the contracting business whilst ensuring compliance with internal review procedures

* Ensure that quality, competitive tenders are submitted and key targeted contracts are won, taking into account business capacity, margins, financial and contractual risks

* Undertake pre-contract commercial reviews to identify opportunities and risks within proposed future contracts.

* Undertake detailed analysis of subcontractor/supplier quotations for inclusion with tenders

* Negotiating and winning work contracts

* Developing and influencing bid strategies

* Produce and submit a tender handover report to the operations delivery team

* Researching market trends/ data for bid winning

* Manage and develop relationships with new and existing customers, working well as a part of a team and have a drive for success

* Securing and developing new business opportunities in line with company initiatives, by ensuring that competitive tenders are submitted, taking into account business capabilities, capacities, financial, technical and contractual risk.

* Ensuring compliance with policies and procedures including Health and Safety, Environmental and Sustainability

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications/Experience:

* Extensive experience of Estimating gained in highways surfacing

* Experience of operational technical knowledge within highways surveying

* Experience in the application and use of NEC 3 and 4 forms of contract

* Degree level qualification or equivalent (Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering is preferred) demonstrable industry experience

* Membership to a relevant professional institution (desirable)

* Experience of Causeway 3 Estimating software (desirable)

* IT Skills – Microsoft Office

Personal Attributes and Behaviours:

* Strong communication skills

* Ability to work to tight deadlines

* Strong commercial acumen

* Attention to detail in populating tender documentation

* Ability to build partnerships with customers and stakeholders of varying seniority levels

* Strong drive to succeed, improve and innovate

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

* Bonus scheme

* Enhanced holiday entitlement

* Contributory pension scheme

* Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.

* Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.

* Training and development opportunities
Senior Estimator

Job Introduction

We are currently looking for a Senior Estimator to join our team in Colchester.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

The main focus of the Senior Estimator role will be to oversee the pricing of work and the management of the tendering process.

Role Responsibility

In this role you will be responsible for a number of tasks including:

* Manage the production and submission of all pricing work for the contracting business whilst ensuring compliance with internal review procedures

* Ensure that quality, competitive tenders are submitted and key targeted contracts are won, taking into account business capacity, margins, financial and contractual risks

* Undertake pre-contract commercial reviews to identify opportunities and risks within proposed future contracts.

* Undertake detailed analysis of subcontractor/supplier quotations for inclusion with tenders

* Negotiating and winning work contracts

* Developing and influencing bid strategies

* Produce and submit a tender handover report to the operations delivery team

* Researching market trends/ data for bid winning

* Manage and develop relationships with new and existing customers, working well as a part of a team and have a drive for success

* Securing and developing new business opportunities in line with company initiatives, by ensuring that competitive tenders are submitted, taking into account business capabilities, capacities, financial, technical and contractual risk.

* Ensuring compliance with policies and procedures including Health and Safety, Environmental and Sustainability

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications/Experience:

* Extensive experience of Estimating gained in highways surfacing

* Experience of operational technical knowledge within highways surveying

* Experience in the application and use of NEC 3 and 4 forms of contract

* Degree level qualification or equivalent (Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering is preferred) demonstrable industry experience

* Membership to a relevant professional institution (desirable)

* Experience of Causeway 3 Estimating software (desirable)

* IT Skills – Microsoft Office

Personal Attributes and Behaviours:

* Strong communication skills

* Ability to work to tight deadlines

* Strong commercial acumen

* Attention to detail in populating tender documentation

* Ability to build partnerships with customers and stakeholders of varying seniority levels

* Strong drive to succeed, improve and innovate

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

* Bonus scheme

* Enhanced holiday entitlement

* Contributory pension scheme

* Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.

* Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.

* Training and development opportunities
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