Head of Estimating

Recruiter
Murphy Group
Location
Stone
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
09 Apr 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
As an infrastructure specialist, Murphy directly employs more than 4,000 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives across the world. We operate in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia and the Middle East. We have a number of specialist capabilities such as pipelines, process, marine, tunnelling and piling, and we invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities.
Head of Estimating
Based North West

We're looking for a Head of Estimating to join the team and lead on major bids in the heavy civil engineering and power / gas sectors here at J. Murphy & Sons Limited.

The role:
* Be the primary lead on large scale major bids
* Responsible for reviewing and checking all estimates issued from the North West and Yorkshire offices
* Drive best practice throughout the function and into the wider bid structure
* Mentor and train junior team members
* Liaise with other departmental heads and area managers to facilitate allocation of their personnel to tenders
* Maintain procedures and systems for the estimating department

Experience:
* Experienced in both heavy civil engineering and power / gas sectors
* Chartered status
* Experienced in managing others, including Estimators
* Proven successful estimating experience in civil engineering
* Extensive variety in types of work priced
* Personal drive and tenacity to get the job done, in the right way