Senior Estimator

Location Glasgow
Discipline: Estimating
Job type: Temporary
Salary: £40.00 - £50 per hour
Contact name: Jamie Hooper

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Job ref: BBBH2161_1710767051
Published: about 1 month ago

Are you a Senior Estimator looking for an exciting temporary role based in Glasgow? Do you want to gain experience working for one of the leading firms in the construction industry? Do you want to play an important role on a meaningful Infrastructure project? Then this could be the perfect role for you!

In this role, you will manage and plan resources, innovate and foster a collaborative, professional and positive working environment along with delivering an important estimating role.

This role will be split between delivery, team management and business growth with both externally with key strategic partners, new clients and internally across the entire business.

You will be specifically responsible for the delivery of multiple commissions and support the Estimating Director and Head of Discipline in recruiting high-calibre individuals that will deliver excellence to clients.

£40-50/hour, inside IR35
3-6 Month Contract
Starts April 2024
SC Security Clearance Required
As Senior Estimator your duties will include:

  • Leading on the development and use of Cost X, Cost OS and other established estimating software.

  • Deliver excellent client service on our commissions through quality assurance and regular client care.

  • Monitor and manage estimating activity and associated expenditure within your remit.

  • Having leadership skills necessary to direct and manage the project team having responsibility, under minimum supervision, delivering portfolios and projects relating to Defence and Energy sectors.

  • Managing the client relationship and service delivery.


  • Proven track record of working in a consultancy environment, delivering exceptional projects, and managing teams. Chartered with RICS, ICE, AACE, ACostE or similar.

  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, ACostE, ICES or similar relevant professional association and NVQ Level 3 in Project Controls.

  • Degree or equivalent experience or achieved NVQ Level 2 in Project Controls.

  • Recognised expertise in estimating services across infrastructure, especiallyDefence and Energy.

  • An excellent understanding of industry benchmarks / best practices and methods of measurements (e.g., RMM, MMHW etc).

  • Technical ability to challenge engineering teams and identify/cost efficient design solutions.

  • Comprehensive understanding of the assignments facing transport sector and the opportunities available.

  • Major project/programmes of work experience.

  • Quantity surveying skills and comprehensive understanding of the construction industry.

  • Familiarity of government initiatives and policies.

  • Clear understanding of and competence in project commercial accountability.

For more information, please contact Jamie Hooper at Aldwych Consulting.

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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