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Aldwych Consulting
England, London
£50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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If you are a London-based Estimator, looking to join one of the construction industry's leading consultancy firms, then you're in luck! This renowned firm is looking for a dedicated, intuitive, and collaborative Estimator to work on cutting-edge projects in the transport, defence, and nuclear sectors!

You will have the chance to make your name in the construction industry, building an impressive, diverse portfolio, gaining invaluable industry experience, and progressing rapidly through the ranks as an Estimator! This diverse, inclusive and collaborative firm prides itself on giving its employees the ability to have a substantial impact on the success of the business, and the freedom to map out and achieve their own goals in the industry!

In this role, you will benefit from industry-leading training, rapid progression, a competitive salary and many other great benefits! If you want to face big challenges, grow as an Estimator, and reap great rewards, then this role is perfect for you!

Key Competencies of the successful Estimator:

  • Ideally, you will have some experience on major Infrastructure projects.
  • Understanding of the Cost drivers that define a project and ability to convert engineering data into meaningful cost drivers.
  • Understanding of all aspects of direct and indirect costs and how to put together an estimate.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present cost work concisely.
  • Ability to challenge colleagues in a constructive manner to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Ability to interact effectively with diverse colleagues in different disciplines involved in clients' programmes.
  • Familiarity of government initiatives and policies.

Responsibilities of the successful Estimator:

  • Ability to work independently to produce estimates at various stages of a project using various methods of measurements and estimating software.
  • Aid in the development of benchmarking database and reporting process to provide timely and accurate advice to inform decision making.
  • Support implementation of accurate Cost measurement processes including progress and performance measurement.
  • Provide professional advice on cost to stakeholders (including but not limited to Procurement Specialists, Cost / Contract Management Personnel, Estimators and Project Controls) and for clients.
  • Ensure continuous development and improvement of Client's policies, procedures, and resources for all cost and related controls services.
  • Work closely with the Scheduling Team to ensure integration and alignment of cost models and schedules.

Requirements of the successful Estimator:

  • Working towards or Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), ACostE, ICES or similar relevant professional association.
  • Relevant Degree or a combination of experience and other qualifications.
  • Quantity surveying skills and comprehensive understanding of the construction industry.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Aldwych Consulting offer a personalised service tailored to candidates seeking opportunities in the structural and civil engineering consultancy and contractor sectors.

Our approach is founded on the extensive personal experiences and industry connections of our founding Directors. With over 45yrs collective experience in recruiting for leading consultancies and contractors within the engineering industry, our insights are unparalleled.

Aldwych Consulting takes pride in fostering strong relationships with the most dynamic consultancies in the UK. We have earned a first-class reputation offering premier job opportunities with the best employers.

If you are considering a career move and wish to explore new possibilities with the assurance that your application will be handled with utmost confidentiality, please get in touch with us today.  

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73 Watling Street
8 Dalegarth Gardens
United Kingdom

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