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Commercial Manager - Estimator

  1. Transportation
  2. Potters Bar, Dartford, Leatherhead
R-115524

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions. 

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.  

Read more about how you can thrive with us: Equality, diversity & inclusion in the UK & Europe (atkinsrealis.com) 

AtkinsRéalis, Balfour Beatty and Egis Road Operations UK are part of a consortium, creating Connect Plus Services, a unique partnership with a collective strength in highways asset care from finance, through to design, build, maintenance as well as day to day operation.

As part of our 30-year remit to manage and improve the capital’s orbital motorway network, we deliver major improvement projects, such as widening 38 miles of the M25, refurbishing tunnels and bridges, and installing hundreds of variable messaging signs and gantries, helping to maximise the use of the network and deliver more reliable journeys. We also manage the Dartford River crossing and operate and maintain 440 kilometres of motorway providing our customer and road user with a world-class highway service.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic, and innovative organisation.

Here at Connect Plus Services, our work inspires communities and advances society. Our commitment to sustainability looks even further – generations further. Join our Asset Delivery team as an Estimator initially valuing the Asset Management Forward Work Plan.

Role: You will work within a multi-disciplinary team reporting to the Asset Management Leads and Commercial Manager.

Role Purpose:

  • Supporting the Managing & Senior Estimators to develop estimates from 1st Principles associated with the civil portions of multi disciplined Highways Projects across various stages of the estimate.
  • Be a member of the team developing the price.
  • Support more senior members of the team to present, negotiate and justify prices produced in an open and honest manner to both senior leaders within the business and/or external customers/partners.

As an Estimator, you will have the following Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake estimates in accordance with the companies’ policies and procedures.
  • Review customer’s drawings and specifications to prepare accurate costing sheets for materials, labour and equipment.
  • Oversee and/or interrogate design options and ‘value’ solutions, and if appropriate, identify the attractiveness of a project based on sound estimating principles.
  • Record assumptions and identify risks and opportunities including supporting developing the risk evaluation from a pricing/budgetary point of view.
  • Liaise with members of the project team & supply chain to develop and understand methodologies and principles proposed.

Accountabilities:

  • Take the lead on small/medium size bids to ensure that tender deliverables are produced in a timely and effective manner.
  • Support and/or interrogate design options and ‘value’ solutions, and if appropriate, identify the attractiveness of a project based on sound estimating principles. Activities to include:
    • Review drawings and specifications to prepare accurate costing sheets for materials, labour and equipment.
    • Ensure compliance with the company’s procedures, including pre- gate process.
    • Review tender documents and submission requirements, ensuring all information is identified and provided and accurate compliant design proposals are included.
    • Establish and agree key rates.
    • Agree with engineering and planning key methods, outputs and plant selection.
    • Detailed analysis of subcontractors’ analysis.

Experience/Criteria Required:

  • Infrastructure Main Contractor background.
  • Previous experience in an estimating role, Commercial or operational background considered.
  • Working towards or chartered with a relevant industry recognised chartership e.g., ICE, CICES, RICS, CIOB Etc (desirable).
  • Experienced estimating background using Candy Estimating Software (desirable but not essential).
  • Good financial acumen with an ability to analyse complex data and documentation accurately.
  • Proficient in general IT applications e.g. Word and Excel.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis? 

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same. 

Meeting your needs: 

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need. 

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below: 

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com) 

More about us: 

AtkinsRéalis, is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge, and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world. 

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com) 

Training: 

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions. 

Additional Information: 

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance. 

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability. 

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