Estimator in London or Birmingham, London, United Kingdom

Fantastic role for an experience Estimator!!

Paying up to £500 a day!!

The current infrastructure team within this leading consultancy is changing at an outstanding pace and this is an exciting opportunity for an Estimator to be part of a high performing team.

The Estimator will play a vital role in setting cost targets for capital projects at initial concept stage to supporting the development of robust cost plans for projects at full funds approval. The Estimator will collate benchmark cost data both from external sources and from completed projects to use as a basis for informing future estimates and cost plans. The Estimator will work closely with Project Sponsors and programme delivery teams to ensure there is a clear basis for estimates and that all estimating assumptions are documented and understood.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide early stage estimates to Project Sponsors to support the assessment of project feasibility.
  • Provide estimates to form the "should cost" budget to be included in Business Cases for the approval of funds.
  • Provide Project Teams with external benchmark data graphs based on data provided by Commercial Framework Consultants, ensuring like-for-like comparisons Conduct assurance of estimates with reference to external benchmarks and previous project cost information.
  • Provide training to the Construction team and other stakeholders
  • Collate, compare, assess and analyse data on completed projects to provide benchmarking information for future estimating.
  • Liaise and engage with Commercial Framework Consultants for independent estimating services such as external benchmarks, estimates and reviews.

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in Quantity Surveying, Engineering or similar construction related field.
  • Membership of a professionally recognised cost organisation such as RICS highly desirable.
  • Experience providing building services cost estimating or quantity surveying services to projects with a value typically in excess of £10m highly desirable.
  • Experience in an estimating, cost engineer, contract management or commercial role within the construction or infrastructure sectors working on projects typically in excess of £1m.
  • Experience in all aspects of cost estimation using best practice techniques in the construction industry.
  • Knowledge of Industry standard estimating software desirable.
  • Good understanding of construction techniques & constructability issues.
  • Good understanding of mathematical and financial reports.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Awareness of airport environment desirable.
  • Personal resilience and the ability to operate within ambiguity.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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