Estimating Manager – Fit out - Meath

Bid, Estimating, Planning & Buying
Ref: 124 Date Posted: Sunday 22 Sep 2019
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Rightpath Recruitment

Estimating Manager – Fit out

Co Meath


Our client is seeking an experienced Estimator or Estimating Manager with a strong analytical and methodical mind-set.

This Company is an expanding, successful design and manufacturing company located in Co Meath and expanding its workforce. It is a clear market leader in its specialised field of bespoke furniture and fit-outs. This estimator position will be a senior role within the company


Estimator / Estimating Manager responsibilities:

  • Produce and help estimates by gathering proposals, quotes, specifications and related documents.
  • Identify opportunities and deficits in the tender documents that provide commercial leverage.
  • Obtain quotes from subcontractors and suppliers; compute costs and maintain a fit-for-purpose cost database.
  • Analyse, evaluate and perform risk analysis on supplier and subcontract packages
  • Work with the QS in pre-contract negotiations.
  • Liaise with senior management on contractual concerns and ensure that all necessary notices and submissions  are met in a timely manner.
  • Engage with the production manager to agree budgets prior to the pre-start handover meeting.
  • Manage and control preliminary budgets for tender process.
  • Ensure client relationships are maintained throughout commercial negotiations.



  •  3+ years' work experience in an estimating capacity in fitted furniture or joinery.
  • Must be computer literate with knowledge of Solidworks or other design software
  • Must be able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Must be able to convert clients drawings into suitable drawings for production
  • Calm, with high stress tolerance
  • Good knowledge of construction outputs, and of labour, plant and material prices.
  • Financially numerate with strong commercials knowledge.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities
  • Ability to manage tender documentation and punctual with reports.


For more information feel free to contact  Ethan Campbell on 015314886 or 02830898345


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