Senior Estimator – Full Time – Glasgow

  • Permanent
  • Glasgow
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: City of Glasgow


Job Title: Senior Estimator

Location: Glasgow

Business Area: Build Scotland & North East

Kier Construction are currently looking to recruit a Senior Estimator with proven experience of managing tenders from inception to submission. As a Senior Estimator within our Scotland region you will typically be responsible tenders valued between £3m and £20m but strategic targets sometimes range up to £50m. Not only will you have a large variety of project values to get involved with, you will also have the opportunity to work across a number of sectors including; Education, Health, Heritage, Defence, Custodial, Commercial and Industrial. We operate on both single and two stage tenders across traditional, and design and build contracts for our clients and you will also have the opportunity to tender on major frameworks.

Job responsibilities

This role will be focused of advising, preparing and winning new tenders for the business. This will require you to manage robust and long-term relationships with clients and internal teams in line with the general strategy. You will need to assist as well as manage the production of tender documents, attend pre-tender and post tender interviews and provide data as requested.

What do we need from you?

As the ideal candidate you will have proven experience within our chosen markets, as well as proven experience of managing the tender process across multiple schemes for a range of values (£3m and above). Experience in Cost Planning would be advantageous, as well as holding a relevant degree or other recognised construction qualification. We will, however, consider candidates with significant experience in an estimating role.

What will you receive?

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, trusted and focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture. You can also expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days’ annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

Free Life Assurance

Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit

options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles

Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)

Employee Assistance Programme

Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount

Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers

Plus many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.
Pre-employment checks

It’s worth remembering that we’ll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you’re successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

Kier is an inclusive employer

Closing Date: 03/03/2021


Job Type: Permanent

Location: Glasgow

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