Senior Estimator (Civils / Water)

Job details
Posting date: 26 March 2020
Salary: £70,000.00 to £80,000.00 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 25 April 2020
Location: London, WC2N 5DU
Company: Anglo Technical Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 17067/0

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The Role:
The Senior Estimator's role is to lead estimates for civil engineering works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of tender teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work by value and type to meet the company's objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead estimates
- 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
- Liaise with the business unit, Bid Manager and Planner to agree methodology and principles
- Maintain register of key assumptions within estimate
- Maintain tender estimate file
- Provide indicative pricing support for business development
- Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs
- Present estimates at adjudication
- Prepare estimating 'adjudication pack'
- Present basis of estimate and key assumptions
- Maintain notes of adjudication meetings
- Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as required
- Handover to site teams at contract award
- Prepare estimating handover packs
- Maintain notes of handover meeting
- Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions

Key measures & targets:
- Winning work to meet the Company’s objectives
- Developing a coherent and consistent tender submission with the use of key estimating assumptions
- Developing a tender win strategy alongside the business unit teams
- Providing temporary works support for tenders and for the design element of design and construct tenders

Key relationships:
- Estimating Team
- Engineering Team
- Supply Chain Team

Person Specification:
The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:

- Engineering or commercial background
- Experience in water and civils
- Proven track record working on tenders ranging up to £50m
- Numerate and IT literate, familiar with estimating software and Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel
- Chartered, incorporated status or similar
- Confidence in dealing with customers and personnel at a senior level
- Ability to ensure all tender submissions are both feasible and profitable

- Knowledge of waste, rail, or the tunnelling sector

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