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Student Life Building (foreground) and the Sports Building (right of the cathedral tower)

Senior Estimator

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Senior Estimator
Motherwell, Scotland - with travel
Contract type:
Contract - Full Time
Applications close:
17 October 2023
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Full Time 37.5 hours – Happy to talk Flexible and Agile Working

Maternity Cover: 12-15 months fixed-term opportunity

Let us say why we believe you should choose Morgan Sindall as the next step in your career.

At Morgan Sindall Construction we encourage diversity of people and thought, and we embrace peoples’ differences.

Everyone is unique and we value the different ideas, experiences, and perspectives that everyone brings to their work, their team and the wider business.

We are committed to ensuring we create the very best place to work in the industry, and an environment where every person feels included and is treated equally, fairly and with respect.

We actively promote an inclusive culture where you can be yourself at work. It’s this approach we believe brings out the best in everyone and creates a fun, dynamic, innovative and rewarding environment.

We are a Real Living Wage Employer and an Investors in People – Platinum company. You’ll work with our teams as an ambassador to promote and influence future generations to our thriving industry and have access to an extensive range of learning and development opportunities on what YOU want, after all it is your future with us.

An insight into the Scotland Team!

Here within the Construction Scotland Division, we work on projects across the Central Belt area as well as our operation teams and their projects in North Scotland. Joining our Scotland region will give you the opportunity to create inspiring places that enhance our communities in the education, health care and long-term residential care facilities areas. It doesn’t stop there! Our future portfolio encompasses innovative and diverse market sectors. Be part of our Scotland team and start enhancing your community today.

What’s in it for you?

In addition to working in a company where diversity is encouraged, and people’s differences are celebrated our Senior Estimator opportunity is a fixed-term contract (12-15 months)with a competitive salary on offer with the additional benefit of a Company Car or Cash Allowance reflecting your Morgan Sindall Benefit Grade.

We strive to support our colleagues to achieve a healthy work-life balance. We understand that many of our people have family and personal responsibilities and so we are committed to providing that support. Here are just some of the benefits you can expect:

Pension Scheme matched up to 6%; 26 days holiday plus bank holidays and rising to 30 days after 8 years’ service and the holiday plus scheme; Private Healthcare Cover; Life Assurance up to 4 times your basic salary; Recognition for professional qualification/membership achieved up to £1000; Mental Wellbeing and Employee Supports; People Portal for high street discounts; Long Service Awards; Sharesave Plan; Incentive Scheme; Enhanced Family leave and more!

What we need from you

Reporting to our Senior Estimating Manager, you will support the pre-construction team for preparing tenders to secure projects, in particular competitive design and build tenders for both new build and refurbishment projects including liaising with Planners, Design Managers and Preconstruction Managers to deliver innovative solution. Our Senior Estimators obtain the most competitive quotes by understanding current market trends. They identify and report on risk and opportunity, and scope and produce accurate net estimates in accordance with Morgan Sindall standards to win work.

  • You will need the right to work in the UK.
  • You will need to be able to drive and provide or obtain a full UK Driving Licence.
  • Are you an experienced Senior Estimator with knowledge and experience in preparing competitive estimates and cost plans?
  • You will have a qualification or the skills and experience at SCQF Level 7 or higher (e.g., HNC)
  • Be able to work on multiple projects at various stages at any one time without the need for close supervision
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding and execution of tender documentation and reporting of findings to various stakeholders.
  • Have a diligent approach to the preparation of information to customers and to the checking of information provided by others
  • A focus on estimating software and tender strategy and ability to utilise, interpret, and represent the data collected.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to challenge the status quo and apply intelligent solutions to the design management process.
  • Have a real passion for the industry and want to deliver exceptionally, the places where we live, learn, work, play, care and protect.

Anything else?

The question is, do you want to be involved in creating iconic buildings and using intelligent solutions to deliver bespoke projects to our customers AND be part of the future of construction? Then join our team and start the future, today!

As an equal opportunities and accredited Disability Confident Committed employer, Morgan Sindall Construction is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination based on age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage and welcome suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. If you require reasonable adjustments during any part of our recruitment process, please get in contact with our team.

Note for Recruitment Agencies: Morgan Sindall Construction has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. Please note that any CVs submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void.

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