This international renowned contractor operating from their new state of the art facilities in London has developed an excellent reputation amongst their client base and wider market. Boasting an impressive client base of brand names they are able to meet any challenge that comes their way through innovation and a skilled work force. With projects spanning the sectors of the commercial, leisure, refurbishment and construction the wide diversity of projects and values is a major attraction of the business. One stand out feature of the company is it's next to none staff turnover. People join the company and stay because of the culture of the business and there emphasis on development. As a result of the continued expansion there is a serious need to recruit an estimator into the successful commercial team. Position: Estimator Location: Croydon Package: Negotiable salary, Travel allowance, Pension and Bonus Duties: - Co-ordinate with bid management team to develop a schedule of key dates for individual estimates (enquiries, pricing, adjudication). - Examine tender documentation for completeness. Review conditions of contract for changes. - Prepare and send out enquiry documents to providers of materials and sub-contractors for the scope of work. - Attend pre-construction and construction site visits. - Extract bill of quantities from tender package to estimating software. - Develop bill of quantities from drawings or tenders without this documentation. - Source and price all items detailed in the bill of quantities. - Evaluate returned quotations from suppliers and when necessary communicate with suppliers/sub-contractors to bring quotations in line with the project specification. - Price all temporary works as required. Link with design team or other business functions to ensure the completeness. - Organise and price contractors preliminaries for individual projects. - Lead tender adjudication through developing, completing relevant reports and presentations. - Complete tender documents for submission in conjunction with Line Manager, ensuring that all requested information is submitted. - Organise the delivery of completed tender documents ensuring that they reach the client by the date and time specified by the tender. Ensure completed tenders are filed and recoverable. - Ensure that the result of each tender is reported to your line Manager and relevant Director. - Strive for continuous improvement within the estimating process and your area of responsibility. - Abide by all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies. Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.