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Pre Con Manager

  • Location: Oldham
  • Salary: £55k - 75k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 09 August 2023
  • Job Ref: 402329ASM

Pre Con Manager role - £55k - £75k (depending on experience) + Car Allowance, Pension plus contributions, Private Health care - Based in Manchester
The client
A medium sized contractor based in North Manchester are looking for a Pre Construction Manager. An established main contractor who work within residential, general construction and civil engineering sectors. This role is working within the residential sector so they are looking for someone with both new build and refurbishment residential / assisted living project experience.
The role
The candidate will still operate within the refurbishment division, but duties will also include the managing of Estimators. The role would possibly suit a Senior Estimator, looking to progress into a more managerial type role, or a Chief Estimator. It may also suit a Commercial Manager or Senior Quantity Surveyor, looking for a new opportunity. At Casey our Pre Construction and Delivery Teams work very closely together.
Managing a team of Estimators
Developing the companies estimating library
Working on medium value new build and refurbishment residential projects
Check tender documentation
Reviewing and understanding the requirements of the tender documents
Attending site visits with the assigned bid team
Monitor potential incoming enquiries.
Price bills/schedules analytically and produce quote comparisons using estimating software
Complete tender pricing for adjudication by the tender committee, including reporting on any risks or onerous conditions, providing a winning edge
Agreeing and signing off specific resource requirements and outputs
Ensuring prices related to goods and services are fully understood and accurate
Reviewing the clients pricing schedules to understand the linkage/formulaes in arriving at the net price
Production of the tender breakdown for adjudication and attendance at the meeting
Amendments in accordance with agreements
Contributing to post tender negotiations and review of pricing
Build relationships with Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Competitors
Maintain up-to-date market knowledge of labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors
Prepare & send out sub-contract & material enquiries using conquest enquiry system
Where required produce accurate take-off using Conquest
Manage, as directed, enquiries for labour, plant, materials and sub-contractors
Liaise with planner to assess programme & preliminaries
Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
Applying Value Management techniques at the outset of a project.
On secured projects prepare information for handover to the contract team
Measure tender against Decision Analysis
Inform Tender Committee on Contract Conditions
Must have worked as a Senior estimator
Must have estimated from first principles
Must have some estimating software in a previous role
Must have worked on tenders for residential projects
The candidate
It would be beneficial if the candidate had worked on refurbishment projects that had been delivered for local authorities / councils / social housing providers, but not essential.
Salary and Package
£35,000 - £75,000
Car Allowance,
Pension plus contributions,
Health care
Office based in North Manchester- North West based projects
To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion my email address is