Estimator - Joinery/Fit Out

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Work Win

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  • Salary:

    £65k-£75k + Package

  • Contact:

    Louise Hall

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Louise Hall

Our Client are a leading fit out and refurbishment business, who deliver first class fit out and joinery projects. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the accurate estimation of costs and the preparation of tender documentation for submission to potential clients. 

Duties will include:

  • Proactive involvement in establishing the Bid Strategy to win assigned tenders.

  • Bid manage assigned tenders to ensure a robust tender is produced to meet tender deliverables and timescale.

  • Manage any estimating support staff assigned to the tender.

  • Proactive engagement of Senior Management Team during tender process from start up to adjudication meetings.

  • Preparation of enquiry and tender documents.

  • Sourcing and assessing supplier and subcontract quotations.

  • Preparation of accurate Bills of Quantities from drawings, specifications and schedule of finishes

  • The preparation of an analytical estimate from first principles and where necessary as a check against subcontract quotations.

  • Calculation of site management and preliminary costs.

  • Participation in final negotiations.

  • Post tender and post contract discussions and cost considerations including evaluation of the contract.

Essential Experience / Skills

  • A proven track record in estimating fit-out projects.

  • Strong negotiation, communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent commercial acumen.

  • Good management skills

  • A proactive and organised approach with the ability to work to strict deadlines in a fast and dynamic environment.

  • Excellent IT skills including experience in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word & Outlook.

Preferred Experience / Skills

  • A third level qualification in a construction related discipline.

  • Experience using Conquest or similar estimating software packages.