Morris & Spottiswood is one of the country’s leading property support businesses, delivering interior fitout, housing and property maintenance services across a wide range of sectors in the UK. We have ambitious plans to develop our Scottish business, focusing on the local / regional tendered framework market.
As part of these plans we require an experienced Estimator who has a proven track record in pricing a wide range of fitout and general building projects.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a successful track record in preparing, pricing and submitting tenders to a high quality, will have full analytical estimating knowledge of building and joinery work and will also be experienced in the preparation of contract preliminaries.
You will ideally have gained experience predominantly within a fitout / housing / general construction environment. From your experience, you will have developed the confidence to work on your own initiative, and the ability to settle quickly into this challenging role. You will be educated to at least HND level, demonstrating a strong understanding of estimating issues.
You will have robust commercial acumen with good negotiation skills with the ability to liaise effectively with clients, consultants, architects, suppliers and sub-contractors to build strong and rewarding ongoing relationships.
you will be a dedicated Estimator with a background in the achievement of multiple tender wins. While an analytical approach and excellent time management skills are imperative to the role, the successful candidate will be able to show they have the drive and energy to continually look for ways to improve our business success rate.
You should have good communications skills as you will be required to express your opinions both in writing and verbally at internal and external meetings, with the ability to work well as part of a team, interacting positively with colleagues and clients
The successful candidate will also:
- Be computer Literate, with expertise in Conquest Software
- Have a full UK driving licence
- Have a minimum of 5 years estimating experience of working in a similar role
Closing date for applications: 24 January 2018. Please send all CVs to Mailbox.Recruitment@morrisandspottiswood.co.uk