Senior Estimating Manager

England, London
£74690 - £87870 per annum + £5k car allowance
11 Jan 2018
01 Feb 2018
Clarion Housing Group Ltd
Full Time
Organisation Type
Developer / builder

Building Homes. Developing Futures

Come and join our expanding Development team at this exciting time.

Clarion Housing Group is a major housing developer with the financial strength, capacity, skills and expertise to deliver a wide range of housebuilding and regeneration schemes. Our target is to build 50,000 new homes over the next 10 years as one of the country's top 5 house builders. In order to achieve our goal we are expanding our team and looking for ambitious, passionate and dedicated development professionals to join us on our journey.

We're looking for an exceptional Senior Estimating Manager with a highly organised approach to multiple projects and meeting tight deadlines to help us realise our ambition.

Reporting directly to the Cost Planning and Estimating Director, you'll be required to quickly and efficiently provide full bills of quantities in addition to taking ownership and accountability for multiple projects, ensuring they are delivered on time. You'll be responsible for taking initial cost plans forward in detail with preparation of bills of quantities and subsequently developing the project specific specifications.

We'll require you to attend design team meetings and work with consultants to develop the scheme in line with the cost plan as well as working closely with the Land and Planning Team to continue to develop and value-engineer the scheme through the planning stages.

Your other responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of cash flow forecasts.
  • attend site visits to develop the constraints plan
  • Sub-contract and materials tendering to support cost plan rates.

With extensive experience as cost planner or estimator in a contracting or developer organisation, you'll already be able to understand technical information and read construction drawings, and be able to measure from drawings. You'll also be able to present measured works in a neat and accurate fashion that can be understood by others.

We'll look to you to utilise your excellent numeracy, IT and communication skills in all that you do, and have confidence in talking to staff, clients, consultants, and contractors at all levels. Ideally you'll hold formal construction industry qualifications, a sound knowledge of market conditions and a good understanding of the Social Housing Environment which you will use to inform the many important decisions you will be required to take.

This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your extensive skills and experience to really make a difference

If you feel your attributes and skillset match our requirements, then we welcome your application.

Please download the candidate brief and click the 'Apply' button on our website.

In return we offer you a competitive salary and generous benefits package in a supportive environment, with plenty of scope for your career advancement and salary progression.

For further details on this vacancy, and to apply, please visit our website

Applications will be reviewed as they are received so we'd encourage early applications. Alternatively please send us a CV

About Clarion Housing Group

Clarion Housing Group owns and manages 125,000 homes across 176 local authorities. It is the largest housing association in the UK and is also one of the country's leading housebuilders. It has a combined turnover of £827 million, a surplus before tax of £233 million and existing assets worth £20 billion.

Clarion Housing Group's sales and development ambitions will be delivered by Latimer. It will be responsible for building over 50,000 new homes over the next ten years, two thirds of which will be affordable. It will work with the public and private sector to maximise supply of desperately needed new homes.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

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