Sydney based Contractor/Developer, Ceerose requires a Senior Estimator to manage the Tendering and Estimating Department.This is an exciting opportunity to grow and learn with a Contractor strategically looking to expand its D&C tendering capability. The Senior Estimator will engage with and be a participant of the Senior Management Team.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience managing the Tendering/ Estimating team and acting autonomously. They will prepare D&C tenders ready for submission, subject only to Management review. The role requires the candidate to prepare D&C tenders and undertake post tender negotiations: including but not limited to: Ensuring tenders fully encompass all documentation provided for tender; Measuring and pricing builders quantities; Identifying appropriate documentation and scoping packages for sub contract and supplier tenders; Seeking quotes from Sub Contractors and Suppliers; Reviewing quotations to ensure scope inclusions and exclusions; Reviewing and recognizing implications of D&C documentation including making allowance for same in Tender cost or by way of qualifications and clarifications: Providing direction to programmers in respect of works to be incorporated into programme; Preparation of project budgets and cash flows; Identification and assessment of value engineering items; Benchmarking analysis; Preparation of major contract variations, consulting with construction personnel as well as other ad hoc duties.
The candidate will be able to prepare estimates of projects from preliminary documentation to a high-level order of accuracy and to a level of detail commensurate with the information available.
As part of the role you will be required to promote Ceerose to Clients.
To be considered for this role you should have the following:
Experience in preparing and managing tender bid submissions and estimates for projects up to $200m.
Good communication and presentation skills both written and verbal.
Self-confidence and ability to work with a variety of people
Good customer service skills
A team player with a can do attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable and flexible
Experience in electronic measurement of drawings preferably with BIM measurement capability.
Buildsoft measurement capability (Cubit and Global Estimating).or similar experience.
Competency with Online Bid management systems
IT competency especially in MS Excel (Advanced), MS Outlook and MS Word.
Well organized, diligent, proactive, assertive and well-disciplined.
Qualifications and Skills preferred:
Bachelor of Construction Project Management (Quantity Surveying) or related field
Proven experience in preparing appropriate tenders with minimal supervision
Excellent communication and leadership skills
Membership of appropriate professional body.
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