Senior Estimator/Bid Manager

About the business


Established in 2005, and based on the Central Coast NSW, Red Eye Constructions specialises in New Construction & Interior Fitout projects in the Central Coast, Hunter, Sydney and Wollongong regions. With an annual turnover of approx. $50Mill we have completed projects ranging in value to $20m in the Health, Commercial and Education market sectors.


About the role


As Bid Manager / Senior Estimator, you are accountable for all tender bids and will lead the estimating team to ensure effective delivery of tender bid submissions. You will work closely with the client and other stakeholders. In doing so representing the company in a professional and proactive manner. To be successful in the role you shall:

  • Work - Be hands on
  • Have good judgement Understand the client and their needs
  • With a Client-focused approach - Utilise your building knowledge and experience to deliver optimum tender solutions for Red Eye and the client.


Benefits and perks


  • Excellent long term career opportunities and career progression
  • Great team culture with onus on support and realistic expectations
  • Supportive and open management


Skills and experience


Key responsibilities include:

  • Overall management of all tender bid submissions
  • Managing the tender & estimating process autonomously, Scope of Works, BOQ, take offs, estimating, tender negotiation and tender presentation.
  • Prepare, review & submit Tender pricing & Bill of Quantities (BoQ) - Ensure transparency & integrity of Tender pricing information.
  • To forsee / predict the project risks, and to ensure risks are adequately considered and documented to enable successful tender bid delivery.
  • Provide client satisfaction in tender bid delivery to provide best possible opportunity to win work.
  • Developing and building strong rapport with client, tender team, internal and external stakeholders
  • Directing team to deliver quality tender bid submissions


To be considered for the role you will require:

  • Bachelor Degree of Building, or Construction Management or commercial building industry experience of 10 years minimum.
  • 3+ years bid management / 7+ years estimating experience in commercial construction or 10 + years Project Management experience.
  • Commercial acumen to ensure customer requirements are understood and considered in tender bid submission.
  • Detailed understanding of project estimating in building construction industry
  • Detailed technical working knowledge of all major building trades, in particular structural and civil engineering design principles including building design process
  • Detailed understanding of contract and commercial including tender decision making processes and procedures
  • Detailed understanding of Program schedule including projects objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage the preparation of accurate tenders & proposals on-time
  • Demonstrated Good verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to and advise improvements to systems and processes
  • Demonstrated technical experience in Buildsoft (Cubit), Bluebeam, MS Project, and tender software (Cordell, Estimate One, Bid Contender or similar)

Please note: shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


25/11/2019 $0 Gosford & Central Coast 1 Construction
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