Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1432683

 Job Description

Due to continued growth opportunities have arisen within our Estimating department based at our head office in Antrim. This is an excellent opportunity to join the successful Mivan team working on specialist joinery and interior fit-out contacts.

Successful candidates will be responsible for the accurate estimation of costs and the preparation of tender documentation for submission to potential clients. Duties will include:


  • Preparation of enquiry and tender documents.
  • Sourcing and assessing supplier and sub-contract quotations
  • Where applicable prepare accurate Bills of Quantities from drawings, specifications and schedule of finishes
  • The preparation of an analytical estimate from first principles and where necessary as a check against subcontract quotations
  • Calculation of site management and preliminary costs
  • Participate in final negotiations
  • Post tender and post contract discussions and cost considerations including evaluation of the contract


This role will involve minimal travel within the UK and may include occasional travel overseas.


Applicants should have:


  • A proven track record in estimating new build and/or fit out type projects or
  • have recently completed a relevant joinery, construction or commercial related course and be interested in starting a career within Estimating.
  • Excellent IT skills and preferably experience in the use of computerised estimating systems although full training will be provided.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate confidently.
  • Ability to work to deadlines with a proactive and organised approach
  • Previous experience within the joinery/construction industry would be an advantage


This is an opportunity to join one of Northern Ireland’s most dynamic and successful companies. The position includes a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience and capability and opportunities for career advancement.


The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Monday 19th August 2019


To apply for this position please click the ‘APPLY’ button and either upload your CV or use the Company’s application form. Alternatively, you can contact us on 028 9448 1000 or e-mail.



Mivan is an Equal Opportunities Employer