• Permanent
  • Antrim
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MYM Recruitment are delighted to be working with our new client who have built a reputation for excellence and innovation and has an international track record of achievement. Due to expanding workload the opportunity has now arisen for a Senior Estimator within their Antrim office.

Key Duties/Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • To act as the lead estimator during the tender preparation and coordinate the compilation of the tender submission, e.g. traditional or design and build, etc.
  • Preparation of enquiry documents using the most appropriate methods including using the internet, approved database and the Conquest Enquiry Management Suite
  • Sourcing and assessing supplier and sub contract quotations and, wherever possible, at the most advantageous terms to the Company and in compliance with any specific contract requirements.
  • Preparation of accurate Bills of Quantities from drawings, specifications and schedule of finishes
  • The preparation of an analytical estimate from first principles and where necessary as a check against subcontract quotations
  • Review and comment on design options and report findings and recommendations on cost, quality and availability during the tender adjudication meeting
  • Calculation of site management and preliminary costs
  • Arrange and when necessary, chair tender adjudication meetings including preparing the relevant documentation and ensuring that any actions are completed and incorporated within the final submission
  • Monitor and oversee the compilation of tender submission documents which may be prepared by others
  • Prepare tender submission
  • Participate in final negotiations
  • Client liaison
  • Arrange and attend handover meetings on successful tenders
  • Post tender and post contract discussions and cost considerations including evaluation of the contract
  • Assist in the training of other members of the estimating team by disseminating any relevant information regarding construction method, programme, construction outputs and contract conditions and the potential implications
  • Undertake any other duties within the Job Holder’s sphere of knowledge, experience or competency as requested.

Essential Criteria:

  • A proven track record in an estimating role with full responsibility for the bidding process from enquiry stage to final submission
  • Extensive knowledge of general building works including new build, refurbishment and fit-out
  • The ability to work from ‘first principles’
  • Extensive knowledge of what influences/impacts on estimating, estimating strategies, building methodologies and techniques, and the use of appropriate contracts and the affect they have on the tender requirements
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent commercial acumen
  • Good IT skills and a working knowledge of integrated computerised estimating and valuation systems.
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