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£ 55000.00 - £ 60000.00 per annum



Elizabeth Stein

Specialist Recruitment Consultant

Lizzie on the Recruitment Industry:

Recruitment is an exciting world of matching talent with career opportunities; enhancing growth and development for all of our clients, employers and employees alike. It’s always fast paced but never boring!

You should speak to me because:

  • I am always approachable
  • I will take time to understand clients and candidate’s needs
  • I enjoy speaking to people

Interesting fact about me:

I love music, cats, taking photos of sunsets and eating good food. I am also grade 4 on piano.


Job Title: Estimator
Location: Surrey
Salary: Competitive salary + package
Start date: ASAP     
I am working with a main contractor in the Surrey area who are looking for an experienced Estimator to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The individual will have at least 5 years' experience with a main contractor, and worked on new build, refurbishment, fit out, and design and build projects in London and the South East - valued up to £8m.
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Take tenders from initial enquiry to submission
  • Provide timely and accurate estimates  
  • Analyse contract documentation and prepare accurate subcontractor packages for pricing
  • Liaise and negotiate with Subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Actively participate in adjudication meetings
  • Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations
 Personal specification:
  • Previous estimating experience of at least 5 years with a Main Contractor in a similar role
  • Knowledge of building material components, building regulations and H&S
  • Good estimating skills (including taking off)
  • Computer skills, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities  
  • The ability to analyse and assess risk
  • Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills  
  • Good organisation skills, analytical reasoning and attention to detail  
  • Local knowledge of suppliers and subcontractors
  • Professional, Self-motivated and with the ability to work alone or in a team  
  • Organised, and possess problem solving and VE skills
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
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