Assistant Estimator


  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Location: London
  • Contract type: Permanent

Assistant Estimator

East London

£32,000 – £38,000

My client is a housing association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses. They house around 250,000 people in more than 95,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East.

They are currently seeking an Assistant Estimator to join the team in there East London office.

You will be responsible for reviewing tender documents, assessing scope, risks involved and tender complexity whilst providing feedback to the Senior Estimator. You will also be assisting in all administration duties to register, catalogue and determine the content of all land bids or tender opportunities within the department.

Calculate and prepare quantities and source sub-contractors & suppliers capable of complying with tenders in coordination with the Estimating team. In addition to this, you will be providing support to develop and maintain the estimating management systems to ensure accurate cost breakdowns for buying purposes and cash flow forecasts.

You will also have the opportunity to contribute towards the control of budgets within the function, and meeting divisional business plans.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Good analytical skills – must be highly numerate
  • Knowledge of the Residential sector and Estimating Practice
  • Experience of dealing and negotiating with stakeholders at different levels
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Computer literate with a good proven competency in MS Office

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Deverell Smith Limited, 2nd Floor, Cannon Green, 1 Suffolk Lane, London, EC4R 0AX Tel: 020 7291 0900