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Contracts Manager/ Estimator

  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Dorset
  • 60000 PerAnnum GBP / PerAnnum

  • Candidate required: Contracts Manager/ Estimator
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start date: Immediate 
  • Industry: Shopfitting
  • Location: Bournemouth
  • Salary & package dependant on experience: £55,000 – £60,000

The role & about the client:
We’re currently recruiting for an Estimator & Contracts Manager on behalf of our to work on-site and in their Head Office in Bournemouth. The ideal candidate will be confident in controlling the costs of contracts from receipt of order through to final account and the coordination of Production and Site Programmes to ensure deadlines are met and quality maintained.

Main Role

Controlling the costs of contracts from receipt of order through to final account.
Coordination of Production and Site Programmes to ensure deadlines are met and quality maintained.
Deliver high quality customer care.
Work will usually be allocated by the Director.

Tasks including:

Receive tender enquiries and acknowledge receipt of same.
Prepare enquiry and send out to various sub-contractors and suppliers with all relevant information and forms.
Prepare tender and discuss mark-up requirements with Estimating/Contracts Director.
Inform the Estimating/Contracts Director of contracts likely to exceed £1m in value or which involve work on listed/special buildings, of a complex nature, over four storeys or work outside of the UK and Northern Ireland.
Inform the Accounts Manager of any new client for credit check purposes.
Submit tender in required format on time and if required continue negotiations with client’s representatives.
Report to the Estimating/Contracts Director and arrange Contract/Production Team meeting with all Departmental Managers and the nominated Site Manager and initiate / coordinate Production Schedule and Site Programme.
Identify allowances for levels of labour, plant, purchasing lead times etc.
Place orders with all domestic, named and nominated subcontractors as procedures (eg subcontractor evaluation in place, ensure subcontractor liability insurances, tax status details are in place).
Prepare monthly valuations and invoices to clients.
Prepare weekly labour forecasts as necessary.
Monitor and coordinate the Production Schedule/Site Programme to ensure deadlines are met.
Confirm and report all variations to the client and/or their representative.
Check all purchase ledger and subcontract invoices against orders/work carried out, to ensure their correctness as regards quantities, price and contract coding and rectify any discrepancies..

How to apply:

Please send an up-to-date CV in strict confidence contact me on (phone number removed)/(phone number removed)

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