Estimator
Galliford Try
Northumberland, England
9h ago

We are one of the UK’s leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 4,700 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects.

As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in.

Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Partnerships represents a fusion of contracting, housing and mixed-use regeneration expertise. We undertake design and build contracting, mixed tenure and speculative development, estate regeneration and property support services nationwide.

We work in collaborative long-term arrangements with Registered Providers, Local Authorities and other stakeholders to build high quality housing and sustainable communities.

Galliford Try Partnerships currently have a great opportunity for an Estimator to join the team in Newcastle, to take the lead in preparing the measuring and pricing element of tenders and to assist other estimators when required for larger schemes.

This is an excellent opportunity to be working permanently with one of the most successful and recognisable main contractors in the UK who have built a superb name in the market.

Initial Appraisal of a tender opportunity, provide an overview of the project documents to the board for approval to submit a tender.

Coordinate the measure of the project with the estimating team in order to meet the tender deadline.

Identify risks and record on a tender risk register.

Support the Bid Team to achieve the deadlines set

Conduct site visits

Ensure risks and opportunities are identified

Organise and delegate tender elements so that the tender can be collated by the Bid Coordinator

Compile Sub contract enquiries for issue electronically. Source subcontractors and suppliers capable of carrying the works specific to the project, size, complexity, Location.

Attend tender design review meetings in order to ensure the bid team achieve the most economically advantageous bid.

Price draft preliminaries where required in line with the tender programme and the assigned project manager for the tender.

Price the measured Bills of Quantities for the scheme

Present the financial elements for the tender Adjudication meeting

Value engineering provide advice and costs associated with value engineering proposals for the scheme

Provide input in post tender queries / negotiations

Present the tender financially in the format provided by the client

Initial Appraisal of documents issued for Land Bid opportunity

Assessing build costs, technical constraints, planning advice, sales values, programme, specification

Develop appraisal to establish scheme viability

Degree / or professional body membership

Demonstrate the use of first principles estimating

Experience of two stage tenders

Computer literacy

Strong commitment to achieving deadlines

Positive attitude towards teamwork

In return we offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

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