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.