Senior Estimator
Social Housing

Senior Estimator

Ref: 269| Posted: 17th May 2022

Senior Estimator £70000 - £75000 Bristol

Package includes (car allowance, 10% bonus, 5% pension & life cover)

Due to the person in this position retiring our client is looking for their replacement, ideally already established in an estimating role working within the social housing market 

Skills and abilities
•    Ability to use own initiative as well as working effectively as part of a team
•    Excellent time management skills with the ability to organize, allocate priorities and manage aggregate workload
•    Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
•    Excellent focus on the tender opportunity including attention to detail
•    Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegates as appropriate
•    Good level of numeracy
•    Good influencing skills
•    Excellent Excel Skills

•    Experience of working on Social Housing / Education projects
•    Working experience of presenting technical and complex information
•    Desirable - Experience within a senior estimating position reporting to either a commercial manager or director, with a proven track record working closely with key members from the client (building and maintaining relationships)

Management duties
•    To manage a commercial team of circa 3-4 estimators or all levels, and where applicable, operation staff as the Senior member of staff on designated projects
•    To help, support and mentoring to all team members
•    Assisting the development and training of assistant, trainee and apprentice estimators
•    To own HR responsibilities with the team;
o    Own recruitment activities within the team and attend all interviews
o    Manage and record absences in line with HR policy
o    Manage employee relation matters with the HR Team and escalate to the MQS as necessary
•    To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy and ensure all employees reporting to you do the same.

Education / Qualifications
•    Has a MSc in Construction Management or Quantity Surveying, or equivalent experience

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