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Senior Estimator (NB2928)




West Midlands

The Company: Our client are a UK wide civil engineering and infrastructure specialist practicing in the construction industry. They work as part of large frameworks, joint ventures and alliances, as well as on individual projects developing long-standing relationships. They are one of the largest privately-owned infrastructure specialists in the UK.


The Role:

You will be expected to undertake estimates in accordance with company procedures and will lead teams of Estimators for larger tenders and mentor and develop Junior Estimators. You will identify opportunity and risk during tender process and liaise with the business unit, Bid Manager and Planner to agree methodology and principles. We expect you to maintain register of key assumptions within the estimate and maintain tender estimate files as well as provide indicative pricing support for business development. You will be expected to obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs.

Key measures & targets:

  • Do you have experience of winning work to meet the Company’s objectives?
  • Are you developing a definitive and consistent tender submission with the use of key estimating assumptions?
  • Can you develop a tender and win strategy alongside business unit teams?
  • Are you providing temporary works support for tenders and for the design element of design and construct tenders?


It is Essential you have experience of:

  • Engineering or have a commercial background.
  • Experience in water and civils.
  • Consistent track record working on tenders ranging up to £50m
  • Numerate and IT literate, familiar with estimating software and Microsoft Office, especially
  • Chartered, incorporated status or similar
  • Ability to ensure all tender submissions are both feasible and profitable


  • Knowledge of waste, rail, or the tunneling sector


  • Company car/car allowance
  • Attractive company pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Medical cover
  • Permanent Health Cover


To Apply:

Please send your CV on a completely confidential basis to Neil Beckley at Key Recruitment UK Ltd. I am an industry specialist consultant working solely within the Construction sector.

Email: neilb@keyrecruitment.co.uk; Call: +44 (0) 161 443 0076; Fax: +44 (0) 161 443 0039

Write: Key House, 15/16 The Embankment, Emery Park, Vale Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, SK4 3GN, England.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Contact Abbie Morrison:

Abbie Morrison

Dedicated Administrator
0161 443 0064

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