Prev vacancy

Senior Estimator (Water / Civils / Rail)

Next vacancy
  • UK, East of England, Hertfordshire, St Albans
  • from £70,000 to £80,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Industry: Water, Railways, Civils, Civil & Structural
  • Discipline: Estimating, Bid Management, Planning, Commercial Management, Tunnelling
  • Qualifications: HND HNC or equivalent, Bachelor's Degree, Professional / Chartered

Job Title: Senior Estimator (Water / Civils / Rail) 

Location: Walsall or St Albans 

Salary: £70,000 - £80,000  

 

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.

  • Quote ref: 513/22288

Similar jobs

Bid Coordinator
London, UK
from £30,000 to £35,000 per year, Permanent

Bid Coordinator

Bid Co-ordinator We are currently looking for a proactive Bid Co-ordinator with a minimum 2+ years experience in a bid...
Senior SSOW & Possessions Manager
Hampshire, UK
from £60,000 to £65,000 per year, Permanent

Senior SSOW & Possessions Manager

Job title: Senior SSOW & Possessions Manager Location: Hampshire (commutable from Guildford, Basingstoke, Reading,...
This website uses cookies to enhance your user experience. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of these cookies. See our Cookie Policy.