Senior Estimator*

Railways
  • UK, East of England, Hertfordshire, St Albans
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Main purpose of the role: To lead estimates for engineering works in accordance with estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of tender teams to develop effective client solutions. Key Accountability and Responsibilities  Undertake estimates in accordance with company procedures....
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 29.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 513/22289

Quote ref: 513/22289

Job description

Main purpose of the role: 

 

To lead estimates for engineering works in accordance with estimating systems and procedures, 

working with other members of tender teams to develop effective client solutions. 

 

Key Accountability and Responsibilities 

 

 Undertake estimates in accordance with company procedures. 

 Lead team of estimators for larger tenders, mentoring and developing junior estimators. 

 Identify opportunity and risk during tender process. 

 Co-ordination of external and internal inputs for tender preparation. 

 Liaise with business unit to agree methodology and principles. 

 Maintain register of key assumptions within estimate. 

 Maintain tender estimate file. 

 Provide indicative pricing support for business development. 

 Provide sales support as required. 

 Meeting tender deadlines. 

 Production of tender documents and completion of clients’ documentation for submittal. 

 Upkeep of costs, estimating and pricing information necessary for the preparation of tenders. 

 Present basis of estimate and key assumptions. 

 Prepare estimating "adjudication pack" 

 Maintain notes of adjudication meetings. 

 Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as required. 

 On successful award, summarising overall bid and handing over to Projects, including 

continuing involvement as necessary during contract execution. 

 Prepare estimating "handover packs" 

 Maintain notes of handover meeting. 

 Provide on-going support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions. 

 Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs. 

 To comply with all Health and Safety responsibilities commensurate with the role, as outlined 

in the Health and Safety policy. 

 Any other duties commensurate with the position as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements

Essential/Desirable Knowledge and 

experience 

 

 Engineering or commercial background. - Essential 

 

 Experience in water and civils are a must; 

knowledge of waste, rail, or the tunnelling 

sector would also be advantageous. - Essential 

 

 Proven track record working on tenders 

ranging up to 50m - Desirable 

 

Skills/Qualifications 

 

 HNC or above (or equivalent qualification) in 

a relevant engineering discipline -Essential 

 

 Numerate and familiar with estimating 

software and Microsoft Excel. - Essential 

 

 Chartered, incorporated status or similar - Desirable 

Personal Qualities 

 

 Confident dealing with customers at a senior 

level. - Essential 

 

 Able to ensure all tender submissions are 

both feasible and profitable.

Similar jobs

Commercial Manager

  • from £60,000 to £70,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Yorkshire and the Humber, UK
  • Full time
My client is a leading contractor within Rail & Infrastructure. They have a number of high profile Rail projects UK...

Project Planner

  • from £40,000 to £50,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • North West, UK
  • Full time
This is a great opportunity to work for an up and coming contractor within Rail. My client are looking for a talented...

Possession Planner

  • from £35,000 to £65,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Yorkshire and the Humber, UK
  • Full time
This is a great opportunity to work for a well-known contractor within Rail. My client are looking for a talented...