Senior Estimator

Closing date: 
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 14:00
Kier Utilities
United Kingdom

Senior Estimator

Closing Date: 26th July

Salary and benefits:
Competitive salary plus company car or car allowance, matched pension up to 7.5%, numerous retail discounts, share save plans and 26 days annual leave.

Location: Within 1 hours’ commute of Guildford

Business area: Buildings


Kier Construction is looking to recruit a Senior Estimator to support the Guildford office, tendering on exciting projects. The successful applicant will be responsible for the preparation of analytical tenders on a competitive or negotiated basis.

The role will include the following responsibilities

* Advise of any business opportunities for theCompany
* Review the status of workload with the Managing Estimator at departmental meetings
Pre tender & Marketing

* Manage robust and long term relationships with Clients and Design Teams in line with the general Strategy
* Assist/Manage the production of tender documents
* Attend pre-tender interviews where required and post tender presentations

* Prepare and lead the compilation of tenders
* Advise the Managing Estimator of any tendering difficulties that you are experiencing
* Prepare material in the agreed format for presentation to the Adjudication Panel
* Develop client and consultant relations and manage expectations
* Comply with estimating processes to ensure it complies with standing orders
* Work in conjunction with administration staff in preparation of the estimate
* Provide input to the handover process from estimating to contract
* Provide data as requested to review the performance of the supply chain member
* Attend meetings with Client, Designers, Quantity Surveyor’s, etc where necessary
* Provide input into the review of supply chain members
* Appropriate academic and construction qualifications, detailed knowledge of construction in both new and refurbishment work.
* The candidate must be able to confidently communicate with all members of the pre-construction team, directors, clients and consultants.
* Candidate must be able to work to strict deadlines.
Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let’s shape your world together.

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