Senior Estimator - Fit Out - Enhanced Benefits

Posted 08 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Construction
Contact NameAisling Bishop

Job description

Senior Estimator | Construction - Fit Out

We are pleased to be partnering with our Antrim based Client in their search for an experienced Senior Estimator to join their dynamic team with a commitment to excellence and innovation, directly supporting the Head of department.

With 45 years of industry experience, our client stands as an internationally celebrated expert in bespoke joinery and interior fit-out solutions. Their comprehensive services encompass turnkey fit-outs across diverse sectors, such as luxurious hotels, high-end residential projects, cultural institutions, sports arenas, commercial spaces, marine applications, and a versatile range of modular solutions.

What's in it for you?

Our client offers an enhanced benefits package in addition to a highly competitive remuneration*, including:

  • Generous annual leave which increases with tenure plus holiday purchase scheme
  • Company wide working from home policy (1 day per week)
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced health and wellbeing benefits including Westfield Health and EAP
  • Engagement committee
  • Early finish Friday
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay

Your New Role as a Senior Estimator

As the Senior Estimator you will directly support the Head of the team in providing accurate estimation of costs and the timely provision of tender documentation to values of £20m and above. Projects will initially range across land-based high-end hospitality and leisure fitouts.

You will take an active role in formulating and delivering Bid Strategies, ensuring tenders meet the assigned requirements and schedules, while supporting junior staff and engaging collaboratively with the Senior Management Team. As part of a standard range of Estimating activities, you will be responsible for the procurement and assessment of supplier and subcontract quotations, compiling accurate BoQ and analytical estimates from first principles, and contributing to final negotiations, post tender and post contract discussions.

What you will need to succeed

You will be able to demonstrate on your profile and at interview:

  • 6+ years experience in a similar role to include estimating fit-out projects.
  • Excellent IT skills and familiarity with estimating software packages (e.g. Conquest)
  • Good management skills with the ability to guide and provide tangible feedback.
  • Experience in communicating and presenting information in an effective and persuasive way.
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills.

The following would be advantageous but is not essential:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field (e.g. Quantity Surveying).

*DOE - full range disclosed during your initial discussion with the consultant

For a confidential discussion about this or any other vacancy in the Commercial Construction Sector contact Aisling Bishop at Vickerstock Recruitment.