Senior Estimator (Hybrid)
Third level qualification in Quantity Surveying
10+ years’ experience in a similar role
As a member of the Collen team, you have the opportunity to influence safety culture by demonstrating personal commitment, setting clear expectations, and effectively communicating safety policies. By consistently modelling safe behaviour, prioritising safety above productivity, and ensuring that all workers are supported to receive proper training and resources, you can foster an environment where safety is ingrained in every aspect of the company’s processes. Encouraging open communication, recognising, and rewarding safe behaviour, to further reinforce the importance of safety. By taking these steps, you can help create a culture where safety is a shared value and a top priority for all stakeholders involved in Collen projects.
Reporting to the Chief Estimator, your key responsibilities will include: -
Managing the tender bid from receipt of tender enquiry to submission of final bid
Manage and Co-ordinate a team on large bids
Undertaking careful inspection of tender documents including bills of quantities, specifications, contract etc
Working closely with the Estimating Team in the preparation of tender enquiries for issue to the market
Working within the agreed procurement strategy
Collating quotes for comparison and selection for inclusion in the priced tender
Conducting risk identification, value management and cost control
Meeting with key stakeholders and subcontractors throughout the tender period
Developing standard prelim allowances for inclusion in the priced tender
Working closely with the Bid and Contracts Managers and wider Operations Team to determine site logistics and prelim allowances
Preparing budgets and cost plans in a similar manner to priced tenders
Presenting the priced tender to the Board of Directors at adjudication stage
Preparing for pre and post tender meetings
Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use; and assessing the implications of health and safety regulations
The ability to prepare tenders with little oversight while meeting strict deadlines.
Preparing a project handover file and presenting to the project team
Strong time management and communication skills are essential to this role, as well as computer literacy and the ability to prepare reports and administer the necessary paperwork.
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