March 4, 2019
South West (UK) | DOE
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South West (UK)


Bored of your urban / city life? Have you considered relocating your family to Devon, to experience the North and South beaches? Or maybe the wild moor’s maybe your interest? Then we could have the perfect challenging opportunity for you ...

We are seeking a Senior Estimator to join a tier 1 regional main contractor to be based in the heart of the English Riviera with over 22 mile stretch of outstanding South Devon coastline consisting of seaside resorts, rocky coves, picturesque villages, world class seafood and rich in heritage and culture.  The only thing we cannot guarantee is the sunshine.

The ideal candidate will report directly to the Preconstruction Director and will be responsible for ensuring that all tenders are in accordance with the business objectives and company procedures and undertake all work necessary to ensure the preparation of robust bids. Typical projects will range in value up to £30m within the Residential, Retail, Education, Healthcare & Commercial sectors.

You will be responsible for:-

Formulate accurate take off and schedule of works from drawings & specifications.

Arrange and agree PQS appointments for BQ production or check / produce own quants.

Build up on own rates analytically based upon "labour, plant and materials".

Be responsible for supply chain package strategy, management, checking and financial evaluation.

Pricing of preliminaries in conjunction with operational and planning staff.

Provide/present all financial information for Regional and Group adjudications.

Provide final cost summaries and submitted CSA to the Bid Lead in a timely manner prior to the Regional and/or Group approval and sign off.

You will have:

BSc Quantity Surveying

For clarity there is no relocation package on offer;

Have experience with all forms of contract including traditional, partnering and design & build.

Strong numeracy and financial management skills.

Fully au fait with estimating software and current Microsoft office suite systems.

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