Senior Estimator


Senior Estimator

Business Area: Infrastructure

Place of Work: Rugby

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5

Osborne is one of the leading construction businesses in the UK. As a family-owned business, we have the freedom and flexibility to take a different approach. We focus on creating structures and spaces that provide an environment for people to thrive in and solutions for our customers that provide a better experience during the creation. From rail to road, housing to healthcare, however large the project or contract, we know that it is always personal to the people who use it and those that are responsible for it. 

We provide an inclusive environment which is aligned to our core values of Quality, Integrity, Openness, Caring and Progressive. We value everyone as an individual and provide the opportunity to influence and change the way that we do things to ensure that we progress and evolve as a business. As a responsible employer we are also committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff at all times.


The Opportunity

Working within our Infrastructure business and supporting our pre-delivery team we are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Estimator. The role will be responsible for producing and managing analytical estimates, which reflect the opportunities and risks contained within the tender documentation with an accurate cost estimate. The role will be required to understand how the customer and their professional advisors operate, and work with them to meet their overall needs in line with our values. The role will also engage in a purposeful and well organised manner with other bid team members including Project Managers, Tender Planners, Design Managers, and Commercial Managers etc. The Senior Estimator will be required to assimilate and summarise information in order that it can be used to effectively communicate requirements to others.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced and progressive thinking Estimator who has worked within an Infrastructure environment, ideally rail and highways. You will also be aware of current construction technologies and methods and how these impact on outputs and costs, understanding the significance of project constraints on cost of delivery. You will have excellent attention to detail, strong contractual knowledge with a natural drive for excellence and the ability to inspire and develop those around you. You will work effectively with people at all levels and be comfortable challenging convention to ensure that we move forward as a business and that we continue to best support our customers through  value driven solutions.

Our Benefits
  • Competitive Salary and Company Car (dependent on position)
  • Company Pension
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Gift Day off for your Birthday
  • Private Health Insurance (after qualifying period dependent on level)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Trade Discount Cards
If this sounds a lot like you, and your approach to your work is the same as ours, we would love to hear from you. If we end up working together, we will give you a great environment to work in with real opportunities for you to shine, deliver great work and develop your career.
Please note that we would also make reasonable adjustments where possible to ensure that our places of work are inclusive and allow us to support the creation of a diverse and engaged business.

Due to the nature of the work that Osborne are involved in, additional criminal record checks maybe required to carry out particular roles. This will be clarified during the interview process.
If you have any further queries regarding this role, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0330 311 2713
Please click on the following link for more information on this role: Job Specification

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