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Senior Estimator

£65,000 to £80,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Role: Senior Estimator

Salary: £75-80k

Location: Kent

My client is a Kent based main contractor. They work in various sectors throughout the South East specialising in Commercial, Leisure, Hospitality and Healthcare.

Due to their current workload they wish to expand their pre-contract team and recruit an experienced Senior Estimator who can manage the pricing and bids on a variety of new tenders. My client works with an excellent range of first class customers and projects on some iconic buildings, undertaking substantial and complex refurbishments and/or new builds. You should have experience of traditional contracting with appropriate sector experience and Senior Estimating experience.

  • At least 10-15 years estimating experience in main contracting
  • Relevant qualification - HNC/HND, Degree or similar
  • Mix of tender experience up to £1-10m
  • Projects undertaken are of a mixture of specification/drawings, bills of quantities and design and build for tendered, negotiated or framework procurement routes
  • Must be able to do take-offs and build up estimates from first principles
  • Ideally some experience of Conquest or other estimating package
  • Self-sufficient and able to work independently
  • A good conversion rate of tenders priced to contracts awarded
  • A good understanding of all the principals of estimating, able to respond and interpret clients' requirements, successfully with winning bids
  • A good career track record of success and a stable working background with previous employers
  • Be timely, methodical and capable of multi-tasking
  • Must be hard working, enthusiastic and commercially minded
  • Accuracy, a "cool head", ability to hit deadlines and a calm approach when under pressure are the attributes my client is seeking

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Estimator seeking their next career move and promotion. You will have your own responsibilities for managing tenders from start to completion and be part of a growing team reporting into the Estimating Manager. You will need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic and highly organized. With a good level of construction knowledge and the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Please apply with you CV or alternatively contact Gemma at PW Construction Recruitment on for more information

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  • Job Reference: 707324968-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: PW Construction Recruitment
    PW Construction Recruitment
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: £65,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent