Senior Estimator

Shawbury, Shropshire
Up to £35,000 per annum
03 May 2013
31 May 2013


Built Offsite Ltd is an extremely ambitious and rapidly growing company specialising in the design and construction of buildings for the education sector, using a full range of Modern Methods of Construction.  Due to our continued success, we have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Estimator to work within our Commercial Department. This position is a senior position where a solid estimating background is essential for the role.


The Senior Estimator will be responsible for the management of the entire estimating function within the Commercial Department, focusing around providing accurate and bid compliant quotes that will be critical to the co-ordination of tender returns within often tight timescales. A strong background in bid and estimating as well as negotiation skills are all deemed essential for this role.

Managing a team of two, the successful candidate will have previous management experience and the ability to extract the best performance from each team member. Overall responsibility of the Senior Estimator will be to manage the estimating process; negotiating pricing with subcontractors and ensuring timely return of information, to then be presented in a clear and coherent manner to the Head of Commercial.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and skills:

  • Significant bid experience of around 10 years
  • Experience of producing estimates on schemes valued £500k - £2m 
  • A working knowledge of site based construction, either through specific site management/project management roles or experience of working closely with a site based team
  • Ability to demonstrate working to tight time scales and effective team management
  • Experience of leading a team and delegating tasks/apportioning workload on a day to day basis
  • Experience of setting and working to KPIs
  • Excel Literate

This role is perfect for an ambitious, high impact, high energy, high enthusiasm and high calibre individual.


This is a temporary to permanent position. Initial temporary period of around three months.


Should you wish to apply, please send your CV to:

Built Offsite Ltd

London House,

Shawbury Business Park


SY4 4EA 

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We are an equal opportunities employer and applications are welcome from all interested parties.