£45000 - £55000 per annum
12 days ago
Estimator | Chesterfield | £45,000 - £55,000
Cherry professional are working alongside a rapidly growing Chesterfield based client to recruit an experienced Estimator to join the business. The successful candidate will effectively optimise contract turnover and profitability for all contracts, prepare budgets, forecasts, business plans and KPI reports. You will be in contact with internal teams within the business, clients and the supply-chain to ensure to benefit all commercial decisions.
Researching the cost of items such as materials, transport, labour and equipment.
Establishing and maintaining relationships with contractors and vendors.
Getting quotes from suppliers and contractors within a specified time frame.
Assessing the risk levels associated with a project.
Preparing and submitting quotations and details of costs for work to be done.
Assisting with bids for new contracts and supporting the activities of buyers.
Monitoring the costs at the different stages of a project to ensure it stays within the estimated costs.
The ideal Candidate:
Previous experience within the Rial and Civils construction sector.
Minimum of 2 years’ Estimator/Quantity Surveying experience.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
Experience in interpreting contract/contractual terms.
Good working knowledge of industry-standard forms of contract, in particular, the Network Rail suite.
Work collaboratively and uses influence to gain results.
Presents a professional image and promotes the brand.
Show initiative in resolving problems.
Understands and seeks to minimise waste in resources and processes.
Value for money mentality.
Takes a balanced view on decisions made, considering long term impact/ consequences.
Full driving licence.
Highly competent in the suite of Microsoft Office (365, Excel, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint etc.).