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Senior Estimator

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £70k - 85k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 22 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 402328ASM

Senior Estimator – Industrial Projects - Manchester – Construction – Up to £85,000 salary plus package


My client a leading national contractor are looking for a Senior Estimator to lead projects on large sized purpose built facilities. These industrial unit projects can be valued up to £80 - £90 Million pounds.

Duties & Responsibilities

This role is focused on preparing and winning the larger and more complex tenders for the business, managing robust and long-term relationships with clients and internal teams in line with the general strategy.

• Lead the resources on a tenders, with a high degree of commercial acumen and skill

• To be accountable for and ensure estimates produced are robust

• To lead and prepare the complete commercial and pricing element of a tender or cost plan and coordinate external resources

• Undertake the production of tender submission documents, take the lead commercially, attend pre-tender and post tender interviews with both internal management and clients.

• Manage the estimate process and resources with a high degree of commercial acumen and skill

• Report on progress of the tender via weekly estimating meetings

• To prepare a detailed control document to handover to delivery team

• To work to the Company’s Quality, Environmental and Safety Management System standards and performance criteria

• To co-operate on matters of health and safety and follow the training provided.

• Any other duties consistent with the role of Senior Estimator as may be required from time to time.


• A degree (or equivalent) in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Engineering or extensive experience

• Minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience

• Experience gained in complex and geographically dispersed construction or built environment businesses.

• Excellent IT skills – proficient in Microsoft suite of programmes (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Commercially astute with a strong understanding of the construction process

• A self-starter able to demonstrate high levels of initiative and self-motivation and be comfortable working with a high degree of autonomy

• Methodical, analytical and organised with an attention to detail

• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

• Able to build effective relationships across the business and externally at all levels

• Strong motivation to mentor and upskill junior team members

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Or ring with any questions 07980 006 436