Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896150_1565772289
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2019 09:44

Job Description

Do you want to be part of a Commercial team supporting business winnings and managing contracts? Our defence engineering and electronic products client in Loudwater is seeking a Senior Estimator to be the lead estimator on large, complex & high value projects.

In this role you will be working closely with the Projects, Sales, and Marketing, Procurement and Engineering teams. As Senior Estimator you will be responsible for coordinating and preparing estimates to support the business, and in particular large and complex projects.

You will improve estimating efficiency through proper usage of tools available to the Company and provide detailed and accurate cost estimates with clear rationale.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

As Senior Estimator your responsibilities will include:

Responsible for the estimating input for major tenders and preparing proposals. The role will involve providing estimating input to all areas of the Company thus ensuring that all cost and commercial inputs are effectively supported.
Act as lead estimator in producing detailed cost estimates that fulfil customer requirements.
Ensure estimates are developed, reviewed and submitted on time.
Provide detailed information breakdown including NRE, materials, labour, contingencies, and provenance of estimates etc.
Highlight any risks

About you:

This role is office-based but you must have a willingness for UK and overseas travel on occasion
Previous experience in a relevant and similar role is required, ideally as an Estimator within a manufacturing or production environment
Degree level qualification or equivalent relevant experience is desirable
Approachable and flexible nature
Excellent problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills
The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and external stakeholders.

Job Title: Senior Estimator
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Job Type: Perm
Job ID: 896150


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.