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  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £70000 per annum + + car allowance, pension, life assurance

  • Contact:

    Collette Fowley

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Liquid error: internal



Up to 70k + company car

About the company:

A successful prominent main contractor who have offices across East Anglia and the Midlands working in the education, commercial, retail & leisure and healthcare sectors.

About the role:

You will play a pivotal role in the tendering process, reporting directly to the Estimating Director working on projects between £30,000 - £1million.


  • Review tender documents, interpret requirements and work with a range of colleagues to develop the bid strategy
  • Prepare and distribute sub-contractor and supplier enquiries to ensure the best prices are achieved
  • Support the Project Manager and commercial team, clients, designers and architects regarding tender enquiries
  • Attend client meetings with local authorities and commercial teams
  • Prepare budgets and cost plans
  • Have input in new materials and methods of construction that could assist the business with achieving and increasing targets
  • Input of all development costs into appraisals/viabilities

What you need to succeed:

  • Proven track record of working on tenders for high-value projects
  • A good understanding of JCT and JCT Design & Build forms of contract
  • Advanced MS Excel and Estimating software
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills


26 days holiday + bank, leading pensions scheme, employee assist and life assurance schemes, occupational health and a commitment to development and training.