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Lead Estimator

Lead Estimator

Chief Estimator

Our client is a leading main contractor working on some of the UK's largest infrastructure and transportation projects such as HS2 and major rail station upgrades. They have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Estimator to join their business in London on a permanent basis with flexibility to work from home 2 days per week.

As Chief Estimator you will develop and be responsible for the tender cost estimate for the project, including the preparation of all the required commercial workbooks, activity schedules and or cash flows etc within the commercial submission. You will coordinate and integrate all the cost estimating efforts in the tender team, ensuring the correctness and completeness of the project estimate whist managing a team of estimators.

Key Responsibilities:

As part of business development department, helping with bids for new contracts, preparing and submitting quotations for work.
Close collaboration with technical team and other members of the tender team to undertake a cost estimate of the different work packages (cost direct) and associated preliminaries
Coordinating and manage your team as required
Research materials, equipment and labour costs.
Getting in contact with, and gathering quotes from, subcontractors and suppliers.
Contribute to Project risk assessment, estimating cost associated to all risk items and indicating the levels of risk associated to each work packages arising from the cost estimate exercise
Present in board meetings
Between tenders, maintain regular contact with company's supply chain, analyse company data and build and update database of production rates, exchange rates and prices, and monitor projects delivery to ensure alignment between database and actual project delivery resultsEssential Requirements:

Previous experience working in a senior role
Previous experience working on large infrastructure projects
Previous managerial experience
Degree Qualified in a Construction or Commercial related subject
Excellent written and verbal English language For further details on this opportunity please contact Becky in our London office.

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