Estimator – Fit Out & Refurb High End Residential

  • Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + Package
  • Permanent
  • Central London

The Client:

Our Client is a Main Contractor specialising in the delivery of Cut & Carve Refurbishments, Fit-Out & High End Residential projects in the UK. The projected turnover for 2017 is £45M which is a £10M increase from the year before. They want to carry on sustaining healthy growth as they have done over the last 5 years from when they started up in 2012. They typically take on projects ranging anywhere from £2M to £15M. Examples of projects they have recently tendered and won include an £4.5M Cut & Carve Refurbishment / CAT A Office Fit Out on a Grade II listed building. This included upgrading the lift & plant and a refurbishment of the reception toilets. As well as, a £2M tender for a CAT B Office Fit Out in Central London

The Ideal Candidate:

They are looking for an Estimator to join their Refurbishment division. You will be tendering projects in there new; open planned office in Central London. The ideal candidate will have come from either a build or refurbishment background. Our client needs someone that is very price focused and can bring in quotes quickly from their extensive use of a variety of sub-contractors over the years. The successful candidate will need to have experience in Design & Build and Traditional contracts.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of tender docs including looking at areas to add value (i.e. value engineering opportunities)
  • Breaking down of scope, schedule and program and building up cost plan or estimate identifying areas of risk with commercial team and possible areas for gain
  • Preparation of Tenders for sub contract packages
  • Selection of sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Coordinating the documents and ensuring returns are back in time
  • Critically assessing the submissions ensuring the full scope is covered and negotiating better deals / rates
  • Bid Management responsibilities: Technical input at interview stage

Package Details:

  • £80,000 – £90,000 basic salary
  • Car Allowance
  • Healthcare
  • Pension

Additional Details:

Interview Format: 2 stage interview with the Commercial Director and Managing Director

Closing Date: September 2017

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