Location
Bristol
Advertising Salary
Competitive

About The Role

 Associate Director - Estimating
South West (Bristol, Plymouth, Bridgewater, home based) 
Permanent 
 
Gleeds Energy Limited is recruiting for an Associate Director level Estimator to join the team on a permanent basis following an increasing demand on our current projects. This role can be based locally to any of our offices across the UK and there would be a requirement of regular travel to customer sites mainly in the South West. 
 
This role will report directly to the project management directorate, the successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating, recommending and implementing industry best practice cost engineering systems, processes and procedures for the delivery of integrated cost and schedule estimates.
 
This role will also include the direct line management of teams responsible for building, documenting, and maintaining accurate and defendable cost estimates across a portfolio of contracts.
 

About You

What experience we are looking for - 
  • Previous experience working within a similar role in the Energy or other highly regulated industries such as Pharma/Defence/Petro-Chemical etc.. 
  • An engineering bias with knowledge of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical systems estimating would be beneficial
  • Experience of cost monitoring, control and reporting on exposure, commitment and expenditure.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners under time pressure.
  • A desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on the customer and the business is required. Proficiency in IT, numeracy and MS Office Basic & Estimating Systems is essential
  • Must have a strong understanding of planning, earned value, progress measurement, cost and change control during pre- and post-contract.
What qualifications that are needed to be successful in this role -
  • Degree qualified or equivalent and ideally, be a member of professional construction / project management organisation - e.g. RICS, ACOSTE, MCIOB, APM.

About Us

Be part of the extraordinary

Every day at Gleeds, we influence the way people around the world live, work and travel. Delivering on the world’s most iconic projects for globally renowned clients, our teams solve complex problems that shape the future of the built environment.

One of the qualities we value in people, is the ability to think creatively about the solutions we offer to clients. With 71 offices spanning the Americas, Europe, MENA and Asia Pacific our ability to innovate and improve is a product of the varied backgrounds and experience of our people. We welcome new perspectives and ideas.

Above all, we believe that quality relationships sit at the heart of good business. We strive to be the people that seek to understand and bring people together. Wherever we are in the world, our aspiration is to leave a positive legacy for people and local communities, whilst living and breathing our three core values:

  • We’re committed to our clients and our people.
  • We’re creative and realistic.
  • We combine professionalism with personality.

As a Gleeds team member, you will have access to:

  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career.
  • Generous holiday allowance plus the option to purchase additional days through the holiday purchase scheme.
  • A contributory pension schemes.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Our global travel scholarship programme.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender.

We recognise the importance of work/life balance and agree flexible working arrangements to suit each individual.

Gleeds is a gold standard investor in people employer.

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