Estimating Assistant

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    Work Win, Construct

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  • Contact:

    Louise Hall

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Louise Hall

Our client works across the High End Residential, Education, Arts & Leisure and Commercial Office sectors, including heavy refurbishment, new build and fit out. They work in different business streams, catering for projects ranging anywhere from £50k through to £30m +. Even in the current market conditions, they are continuing to look at ways in which they can offer a unique service to their clients and stand out.


  • Provide assistance to Estimating Team including but not limited to:
  • Collate and file all incoming tender documentation for Lead Estimators
  • Setting up Evaluate (Estimating Software); training/ guidance will be provided; typical task includes: General setting up
  • Upload tender information and 8build standard documents
  • Upload client CSA/Pricing document
  • Work packages lining up against CSA/Pricing document
  • Supply chain bid list
  • Measurement
  • Issue Tender Enquiries and addendum information 
  • Supply chain interest/ commitment / chasing
  • Communication with subcontractors prior to, during and post tender period for gauging interest/ commitment and chasing tender returns
  • Subcontractor Tender Return Tracking
  • General administration including typing, distribution, copying, archiving, and filing general correspondence
  • Advanced roles if capable: training/ guidance will be provided Performance bond enquiry
  • Specific insurances requirement
  • Picking up missing elements not on CSA/ Pricing Document


Degree educated - desirable

Good telephone manner

Confident and presentable manner

Attention to detail and accuracy

Must be able to communicate articulately, positively and effectively

Good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


An enthusiastic, approachable and motivated person

Energetic and flexible team member

Has a proactive and ‘can do’ attitude

Able to continuously prioritise tasks to suit Estimating and Senior Management needs

Sense of responsibility

Ability to build rapport with Staff members and wider professional teams.