Estimator – Residential Development – Surrey

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  • Location Surrey
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Competitive
  • Ref 1035

Our client is an award winning, national residential developer with a superior construction and design profile. With focus on properties with generous proportions and light, bright living spaces they have earnt a strong reputation in the high-quality housebuilding market.

As part of their continued growth our client is currently recruiting for an Estimator to join their Surrey office.

Person specification:
The successful applicant will be an Estimator with proven experience within a Developer. You will act as Estimator for nominated developments and will be responsible for all commercial and contractual aspects of the project from inception to completion. This includes providing viabilities for the land department and working with the team to assist land bids.

You must have have experience of appraisals and material buying and be capable of critiquing/value engineering, civil and structural engineering solutions.

You will be qualified to HND or degree level.

Role & Responsibilities:
The role is varied and deadline driven, so excellent prioritisation and organisation skills are essential. You should be self-motivated and pro-active with the ability to meet strict deadlines. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills and are a competent user of MS Office products and databases. Knowledge of SAGE/Site Stream is beneficial.

  • Preparation of budgets for the Construction and Sales & Marketing teams
  • Appointment of sub-contractors & suppliers
  • Carrying out viabilities for land bids
  • Attending internal land bid meetings
  • To provide detailed monthly costs reports and attend monthly cost review meetings
  • Monitor construction, sales & marketing and land budgets
  • Ownership of timely reporting and accountable for the cost management for all development costs and liaising with all members of the Development team
  • To monitor site performance against original plans, budgets and financial targets
  • To provide cost reports and key date updates to deadline
  • Communicate regularly with other disciplines; sales, land, construction and architects, as necessary
  • Monitor prelim budgets
  • Take full responsibility for the tender process
  • Tender analysis and order placements

Salary & Package:
Our client is keen to offer a competitive salary commensurate with the seniority of this role. They have omitted salary details at this stage as they are keen to find the right person for the job and not limit themselves financially. The package includes; defined contribution pension scheme, life assurance cover and medical insurance cover. Further benefits are available and details will be provided if successful.

If you have the required skills and experience for this job and you would like to learn more about the role please don’t hesitate to apply with an updated copy of your CV.

If this is not the right job for you, don’t hesitate, call us with your requirements. HD Surveyors has Estimating jobs across Buckinghamshire and London and is happy to work on a bespoke search for you.

Job Ref:1035

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