Managing Estimator

Osborne

Managing Estimator

Business Area: Infrastructure

Contract Type: Permanent

 

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. 
 
Infrastructure, be part of our success
 
Infrastructure is not just about building practical solutions for our customers – it’s about enabling people, businesses and communities to become more connected. Our employees are an integral part of that process, whereby each individual helps to shape the future of Transport Infrastructure across the country. If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference, then you have come to the right place, with over £1b of secured pipeline taking us up to pretty much the end of this decade. At a time of increased uncertainty greater security of employment as well as development opportunities are important.

The Opportunity

 

We have a great opportunity which has been created through growth to support our work winning team as a Managing Estimator. The role will mainly focus on opportunities within our rail sector, and will be responsible for ensuring that the pricing and costing elements of bids meet the client requirements and are commercially competitive. The role will work as part of a well established team and report into the Pre-Delivery Lead for our Rail business.

We are flexible in regards to location, with the majority of time being spent working from home and our Rugby office, but we would require suitable candidates to be able to attend meetings in either our central London or Reigate offices.


You will have experience as an Estimator within a Civil Engineering business. You will ideally have working knowledge of the rail sector, but this is not essential. Estimating, pricing and costing from “First Principles” is a core requirement for this position. You will have great planning and prioritising skills and be comfortable working to deadlines.

 
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. 
 

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