Senior Estimator

Hitchin, Hertfordshire
£50k - £70k dependant on experience and qualifications
Closing date
30 Aug 2022
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Fortem are recruiting for a Senior Estimator to join our team in Hitchin. You will be working within the central procurement team tasked with growing our business through a combination of Single and 2 Stage Competitive Tendering and Framework Direct Awards.    

The role will focus predominantly on project-based opportunities and be responsible for all elements of pricing involving working with senior management in the business, external consultants and supply chain to form competitive edge solutions.

We are Fortem, a long-established company working within the housing, blue Light, education and care sectors. As a family owned, national property solutions provider, we deliver planned and reactive maintenance, capital investment, refurbishment, reconfiguration, high quality new build programmes and industry-leading energy retrofit installations to a broad range of clients.  


  • High level of estimating skill and computation. Technically able in property refurbishment or new build Computer literate Analytical with a focus on quality outputs Skilled in supply chain influencing and engagement  


  • Ability to critique and settle the work of others Presentation skills Negotiation experience Operational background

Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We are looking for people to join our team aligned to our values which are:

• Loyal & United,

• Honest & Trustworthy,

• Take responsibility,

• Be proud,

• Listen & act.

If you are passionate about what you deliver, and willing to go the extra mile then come and join our Fortem team and become a great ambassador of our business.

The salary is £50k - £70k dependant on experience and qualifications. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including company pension scheme, subsidised private health care, birthday leave, up to 29 days annual leave (dependant on service) plus bank holidays, enhanced maternity and paternity leave and much more! 

Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values-based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

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