Estimator

TYPE: PERM
SALARY: TBC

LOCATION: East Molesey-London

Job No E01 Job Title Estimator
Department Estimating Reports to Chief Operating Officer
Date effective June 2021 Salary band Negotiable

Purpose of Role

To undertake the estimating function across all three areas of the business -Octagon Developments, Octagon Bespoke and
Chancery Homes. Working with both internal and external clients to produce accurate estimates and budgets.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Appraising land opportunities for bespoke and speculative projects.
  2. Produce quick estimates for the Land team when exploring initial land opportunities.
  3. Produce full budgets for use by the Commercial team in line with COINS cost reporting system.
  4. Create Specifications alongside the Budgets for use by the Technical and Commercial Teams.
  5. Assist the Commercial team with cost/tendering issues.
  6. Provide costings for specification reviews and product innovation.
  7. Meet with Bespoke Clients and walk them through the cost estimates, providing insight into cost implications for specification changes.
  8. Update and manage historical data and standard documentation.

Key Skills

  • Excellent people skills and work ethic.
  • Be goal and process driven and able to work un-supervised.
  • Excellent build and measurement knowledge.
  • Have worked in the new build housing sector.

Management

Direct reports : None
Indirect reports : None

Key Contacts

Internal – COO; Land and Bespoke team; Technical Manager and Design Manager; Commercial team.
External – Clients; Consultants; Sub-contractors.

APPLY

To Apply Please send your CV to:

Jackie Jepson

jackiej@octagon.co.uk

Deadline: 27/08/2021

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