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Estimator / Senior Estimator - Social Housing Planned Works

£50,000 to £70,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Estimator / Senior Estimator - Social Housing, Planned Maintenance & Regeneration£Highly Competitive Salary and Benefits Package Remote

Howells Solutions are working with a leading National Contractor to recruit an Estimator or Senior Estimator to take responsibility for pricing planned maintenance tenders including FRA, EWI, internal and external refurbishments for housing associations, local councils and RSL's, both domestic and public buildings.

Working alongside the Bid Team and Business Development team, you will manage the pricing programme on multiple bids, working to the individual timescale required of each bid.

Estimator Responsibilities:

  • Undertake the preparation of tenders/bids/budget proposals allocated by the Tendering Manager / Estimating Director for presentation to the relevant directors for final settlement.
  • Provide all information necessary for inclusion within the written bid submission.
  • Liaise with subcontractors/suppliers to obtain competitive/accurate quotations for specialist elements of the works.
  • Visit prospective projects to verify information contained within clients contract documentation and obtain any further information required to produce the tender.
  • Liaise with the Programme Manager to ensure all necessary information is provided for the production of the final tender programme.
  • Attend pre-contract handover meetings, all necessary bid meetings and client meetings as requested throughout the tender process.

Estimator Experience:

  • You will have a proven track record of producing the commercial pricing for £multi million bid submissions working within Social Housing Planned Maintenance / Decent Homes markets.
  • You will have strong experience of pricing NEC/JCT contracts.
  • Understanding of various forms of Procurement Process - including 2 stage tenders
  • Knowledge of system estimating software
  • Highlighting tender risk & opportunities - Practical, Commercial & Contractual
  • Preparation of notes and clarifications for tender submissions
  • Demonstrate ability in the pricing of tender Preliminaries
  • Ability to resource the tender through in-depth experience of Supply Chain capacity
  • Stable career history

Estimator Salary & Benefits:

You will be working for a modern, forward thinking business; that believes the strengths, skills and personalities of their people are the key to the group's success. This is a permanent, full time role for which you will receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package. You will be part of a stable business with ambitious growth plans over the next 5 years.


If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV. Alternatively contact us on . Howells Solutions are an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. Howells Solutions acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

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  • Job Reference: 707316043-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Howells Solutions
    Howells Solutions
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent