The SmartList
14 Feb 2018
20 Feb 2018
Estate Agency
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time
NT Killingley Ltd are an award-winning landscape company, a family run business that currently has over 140 employees, are currently recruiting for an Estimator for Groundworks and Civils in Hard Landscaping.

A vacancy has arisen for an Estimator to join a successful and reputable contractor based in Chesterfield. Required to work closely and build relationships with clients and suppliers, within the Hard Landscaping, Civil Engineering and Construction sectors, to facilitate high quality, competitive and compliant tender submissions.

Reporting directly to the departmental Director this is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to take on a new challenge with a reputable and expanding organisation.

Role Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Managing all aspects of tenders received, pricing, preparation and return.

To obtain the best sub-contract and supplier prices

To attend regular tender review meetings and create effective budgets and reports

To provide appropriate breakdowns of tenders and create cost control sheets.

Maintaining effective communication with clients, suppliers and project management.

Manage the procurement of subcontract works including preparing sub contract documentation and attend pre-award meetings to ensure compliant quotations.

Periodical updates of project budget projections, reporting to the Hard Landscape Director

Putting together Quality Bids and returning

Experience Required:

Previous experience of working in a similar role

Highly numerate with excellent verbal and written communication skills

IT literate with advanced skills in Microsoft excel, word and project

Self-motivated and enthusiastic and the ability to work independently and as part of a team

Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines

Ability to prioritise work load and work with changing priorities

Background in Civils, Hard Landscape and construction.

Understanding of various forms of contract and good commercial awareness

Flexibility to travel across sites and with a full UK driving licence.

Equality & Diversity statement -

N T Killingley Ltd is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. Our aim is that our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each employee feels respected and able to give of their best. The company will avoid unlawful discrimination in all aspects of employment including recruitment and selection, promotion, transfer, opportunities for training, pay and benefits, other terms of employment, discipline, and selection for redundancy and dismissal.

Suitable applicants will be given an interview as soon as possible.

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