Location Leeds
Discipline: Estimating
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Contact name: Niamh Finnegan

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH1818_1711122140
Published: about 1 month ago


One of the world's leading project and cost management consultancies are looking for a talented Estimator to join their team. They are a business who operate at the forefront of the property, transport and infrastructure sectors working to create sustainable solutions that connect people data and technology to design, deliver and operate the most complex projects.

Together, we are looking for a professional Estimator to join the highly successful team supporting clients in the North Region of England. You can be based from Leeds or Manchester.

What you will do as Estimator:

  • Produce accurate and comprehensive estimates for projects in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Control and manage the estimating process at programme or project level.

  • Understanding of the Cost drivers that define a project and ability to convert engineering data into meaningful cost drivers.

  • Understand all aspects of direct and indirect costs.

  • Provide professional advice to Clients' stakeholders (including but not limited to Procurement Specialists, Cost / Contract Management Personnel, Estimators and Project Controls).

  • Ensure continuous development and improvement of our Client's policies and procedures.

  • Aid in the development of a benchmarking database and reporting process to provide timely and accurate advice.

Requirements of the Estimator:

  • A recognized diploma or degree or be qualified by experience.

  • A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, ACostE, ICES, AACE or similar relevant professional association is desirable.

  • Proficient in Estimating from first principals and experience in using Estimating software such a CostX.

  • The ability to reconcile cost information.

  • Experience across either Energy, Infrastructure or Industrial sectors.

  • Work closely with the Scheduling Team to ensure integration and alignment of cost models and schedules.

  • Experience of the project and programme lifecycle. (e.g. Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation/Commissioning processes).

  • Experience of cost in relation to contracts, e.g. NEC3/4; IChemE; FIDIC.

  • Effective client interface skills and experience with the ability to offer project advice.

  • Good report writing and presentation skills.

  • Good IT skills.

  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation.

  • A confident and professional manner, coupled with excellent communication skills, with clients and colleagues alike, to ensure clarity in all situations and to effectively influence.

  • An analytical thinker, you'll also be able to show initiative and examples of creativity.

  • Self-motivated and able to work well on your own initiative.

  • Highly organised and able to prioritise.

  • Ability to collaborate and build relationships across the wider teams.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and proven ability to deliver to deadlines.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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