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Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Nottinghamshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Up to £400.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00116976_1579096278
Contact Name: Millie Scriven
Contact Email: m.scriven@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: January 15, 2020 13:51

Job Description

Contract opportunity: Senior Estimator - Nottinghamshire - initial 3 months - £350-400 per day - outside IR35

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Essential:
- Able to demonstrate mathematical competence and confidence with complex theory and formulae
- Competent in standard Microsoft Applications
- Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
- Confident in written, verbal and face to face communications both internally and externally
- Basic Engineering/Building technology and terminology
- Able to read and understand engineering specifications and/or drawings
- An understanding of contractual terms and risk, and standard mitigations.
- Able to demonstrate the ability to build effective relationships with key stakeholders
- Experience in an estimating role or similar commercial based activity
- Maths and English GCSE or equivalent
- Ability to work to under pressure and to strict deadlines

Qualifications
Essential:
- Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Relevant Project or Management Experience.
- Computer Literate
Ideal:
- 5 yrs post qualification experience of working in multi-disciplined projects or commercial management with the motivation to continuing their professional development. 0-2yrs Estimating experience.
- Effective communicator with all levels of staff.

Business and Personal Competencies
Business Focus:
- Is strongly focused on analysing, developing and implementing best practice in order to provide effective support to the estimating team and the strategic development of the business as a whole.
- Understands how the Company works and its objectives. Has detailed knowledge of strategies, practices and systems within own area of expertise and understands the cross-functional interaction within the business.
Planning and Organising
- Analyses and assesses information.
- Generates decisions and possible solutions.
- Takes into account impact of possible action within the company.
- Able to balance priorities and schedule resources.
Change Leadership
- Shares views of others, listens well, acts on instructions.
- Can communicate new and imaginative ideas, identify fresh approaches, breaks away from tradition.
- Project focused.
- Adopts thoughtful, determined approach in pursuit of goals.
- Desire to develop and increase professional development.
- Ability to act with tact and diplomacy.
- Ability to work to tight timescales/deadlines in order to meet tender targets.
- Ability to adapt and accept whatever tasks are required to meet the estimating and company objectives.

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