Helping to enhance careers

Senior Estimator – Top 10 Main Contractor

  • £75,000 - £100,000 + car/ allowance + fuel + bonus + healthcare + pension.
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • London

Senior Estimator – Top 10 Main Contractor

£75,000 – £100,000 + car/ allowance + fuel + bonus + healthcare + pension.

East London / Essex

About the Company:

This Company is one of the leading commercial construction businesses operating at the forefront of the UK industry. With local annual revenues of over £1bn this company is working with public and private sector organizations across the country ranging from large-scale framework agreements to specialist and major standalone projects in excess of £500m. They held a stable output through the recession, and are now focusing on controlled growth, looking to increase business from 1% to 3% of the UKs projects over the next 10 years. The company boasts an impressive portfolio of projects throughout the UK and offers a friendly yet professional working environment. They cover numerous sectors of industry including healthcare, education, private residential, commercial, specialist projects, industrial, retail, hotels and a number of other areas with projects ranging from £5m to £1bn.

This business is at the forefront of a growing movement of Diversity and Inclusion in the Construction Industry. With support given for organisations such as The National Association of Women in Construction, WISE and BITC, they are making a big movement towards improving the diversity of their staff.

About the Role:

My client have an exciting new position for an experienced Senior Estimator to join their pre-con team based in their busy head office. With a large number of tenders ongoing and continuous, growth planned for the region, the business needs additional resource from a well versed, highly experienced and well known Estimator. The aim of this appointment is to allow the office be able to increase the output and accuracy of tenders, as well as gaining new clients in the process. The successful candidate will find themselves working across a mixture of tenders from one off jobs to large frameworks, including local authority and commercial projects typically priced between £2m and £10m, with occasional projects up to circa £25m. This role will offer direct routes of progression and development within a growing team.

About the benefits / rewards:

The specific salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry and experience on related roles and projects. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary around £75,000 – £90,000 which will also include various benefits relating to bonuses, travel and healthcare.


The ideal candidate will be a well-established, Senior or Lead Estimator who has a stable background of working within tier 1 Main Contractors. The candidate should be well connected, with the ability to bring clients and contacts on board with them, adding value to the current team and supporting the planned growth. Career stability will be key in the selection process, as the clients are keen to land a colleague with only a small handful of previous employers. This candidates experience should cover tenders for both frameworks and one off new build projects, having dealt with local authorities, developers and private clients on projects ranging from £2m to £10m.

If you feel this role will be well suited to you, please do not hesitate to get in touch on the below details

Contact: Alex or 01923750095 (Office) or 01923587152 (DDI)