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Senior Estimator

  • £65,000 - £90,000
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Essex

About the Company:

Our client is an established contractor based in North East London. They have the ability to cover multiple sectors of industry which has enabled to company to progress and enjoy success. They cover refurbishment, restoration, planned and cyclical maintenance projects with a value range up to £10m in both the public and private sectors. The business operates predominately within the M25 and London area and holds an impressive portfolio of projects along with a loyal, friendly and professional working environment.

About the Role:

The company are currently recruiting for a Senior Estimator. Their projects range from £1m-£10m. The individual must be able to communicate well with both commercial team and clients and have a professional but non adversarial approach with the emphasis of working together. The current portfolio comprises a mixture of Commercial, Retail and residential. This role will initially provide a lot of autonomy and will require the Estimator to prepare tender packages without the need for support and to engage with the commercial team in all aspects of Estimating. Duties include but not limited to:

  • Managing Estimators/ Assistant Estimators and Administration staff.
  • Reviewing enquiries and establishing bid strategies.
  • Generating Sub Contract enquiries.
  • Compliance checking of Sub Contract enquiries.
  • Preparing competitive, comprehensive and professional tender submissions
  • Leading pre-submission interviews and adjudications.
  • Responding to post submission enquiries.
  • Attending to post submission interviews.
  • Leading handover meetings to the operations team.

This role would suit somebody with the desire to achieve results by hard work and who wish to participate in the future of one of the most progressive organizations. The working environment is very friendly and enjoyable to be a part of which is reflected in the remarkably low staff turnover.

Salary/ Benefits

Salary will be in the region of £65,000 – £90,000. In addition to this you will receive a generous benefits package including Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare, Bonuses. In addition to benefits the company offers a fantastic working environment and will provide the opportunity to progress your career through excellent guidance, support and training.


Experience of working on a combination of new build, fit-out and refurbishment projects is preferred. Candidates will have experience in a senior estimating role for a main contractor. Ideallyyou will have knowledge of the Valesco software. Most importantly the candidate for this role must be trustworthy, reliable, conscientious and keen to progress their career further. You will also have to be a highly motivated individual and a strong team player.

Contact Jon @ or call 01923750095