Estimator

Recruiter
Amey
Location
Motherwell
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
03 Sep 2021
Closes
03 Oct 2021
Ref
AM22830
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Role

As part of Amey Utilities Growth strategy throughout Scotland and the North East of England we are building a work winning team to develop and deliver an exciting and ambitious strategy for the next 5 years. With a strong pipeline of future opportunities, underpinned by a strong existing order book, we are looking to recruit a Senior Estimator to assist in the delivery of this growth.

As Senior Estimator you will develop and enhance your career working on a range of key Civil Engineering and MEICA traditional and D&B Projects. You will gain unique experience within a supportive and engaging culture. You will be given the freedom to perform and the opportunity to shape the team and be an integral part of Amey Utilities future success.

Duties

  • Assist in the complete bid process from PQQ to tender submission
  • Assist with Approvals process to ensure that all bids have the necessary approvals in accordance with company procedures
  • Prepare detailed analytical tenders and estimates from first principles within defined timescales
  • Ensure that estimating procedures are followed in the production of tenders.
  • Liaise with other members of the Estimating and Operational teams to deliver high quality estimates and tender submissions
  • Maintain and update records of tenders, including change control
  • Prepare a comprehensive briefing pack for the Operational Project Teams on all successful tenders
  • Ensure all tenders are reviewed to identify lessons learned
  • Participate in the detailed risk assessment process on all bids
  • Ensure all tenders are fully reviewed by the Senior Management Team
  • Develop a library of outputs and pricing data
  • Support operational projects when required
  • Be able to communicate programme and risk related issues
  • Have the ability to communicate complicated financial and contractual issues to senior management
  • Generation of hand over packs and facilitate handover to Operations team

Experience required

  • Knowledge of the 'NEC Suite of Contracts' preferable
  • Experience of PQQ's and tendering bids
  • Commercially aware and highly numerate
  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products especially Excel and Word
  • Have the ability to communicate complicated financial and contractual issues to senior management
  • Have experience of producing multi-disciplined high value, high quality tender submissions
  • Have a technical background in Civil Engineering

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