Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract
Salary Not disclosed
Updated 1 week ago
Multi-award winning Fit Out Specialist, Fantastic exposure to high end projects, Excellent career progression
Your new company
Hays Recruitment have been retained by a universal fit-out specialist, in their recruitment of an Estimator. Established in Belfast in the 1970s, they are a multi-award winning, innovative interior fit-out specialist. Working for the biggest names within retail, hospitality and office development, they currently operate with a turnover of approximately £30m. With high profile clients, and bespoke and high-end projects, they are experiencing substantial business growth, and as such, they now require an Estimator to join their existing Commercial Team.
Your new role
Reporting to the Estimating Director, the successful candidate will work closely with the contracts teams to determine the costs associated with completing the scope of work in a tender. Main duties will include the preparation of cost estimates, organising bids, communicating with clients, colleagues, supplies and sub-contractors to determine the financial needs of completing a project. You will use fit-out industry experience and knowledge to provide detailed estimates for client projects, including full written cost estimates for client projects, including full written cost estimates entailing labour and material build ups and preliminaries.
What you’ll need to succeed
Candidates must possess a third level qualification in a construction related discipline, or be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of experience, and have a proven track record in estimating new build and/or fit out type projects. Excellent IT skills and experience in the use of Microsoft office, particularly Excel, Word & Outlook are necessary. The ideal candidates will be articulate, pro-active with excellent commercial acumen and communication skills. The ability to work on your own initiative and to strict deadlines in a fast and dynamic environment is a necessity.
What you’ll get in return
This is a brand new, permanent position with a leading fit out specialist offering fantastic exposure to bespoke, immersive projects and the opportunity to gain an insight into the fit out industry to expand on existing skills and knowledge. With a competitive salary and other company benefits on offer to the successful candidate, this is a great opportunity for anyone looking for a new challenge within the construction industry. Other company benefits include a car allowance, healthcare, pension, 29 days holiday and an early finish on Friday.
What you need to do now
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