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Estimating Manager

Estimating Manager

Job Title: Estimating Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Regional NSW
Industry: Construction
Reference: AMA08072022
Contact Name: Anca Marinscu
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2022

Job Description

The Role
The Senior Estimator/Manager is responsible for the ongoing maintenance and pricing of new and existing products and the successful operation of estimating systems. The position is also responsible for negotiating direct contracts on all built form suppliers, contactors and sub-contractors and to ensure optimum process services and quality are achieved. 

This Builder/Developer is very established and reputable across Northern New South Wales. They have a mix of residential subdivision projects and commercial projects that they are working on, with a focus on multi-dwelling housing developments. 
Duties include:
  • Oversee and work alongside a small team
  • Analyze tender submissions and prepare documentation to suppliers
  • Maintain preferred suppliers agreements
  • Review and prepare supply rates with bill of quantity structures
  • Ensure that BOQs are prepared to a high level of accuracy and efficiently
  • Ensure that the estimating formats and procedures deliver optimum performance in terms of speed and accuracy
  • Prepare cost estimates for acquisition feasibility and other strategic purposes
  • Negotiate with suppliers, contractors and sub-contractors in a legal and ethical manner in line with Company policies and procedures
  • Monitor and appraise performance of suppliers, contractors and sub-contractors continually for consideration in future allocation/work agreement decisions

Skills & experience
Ideally you will have experience in a similar role, within volume medium-density housing and commercial projects. Sound knowledge of the residential and commercial construction industry and understanding of the relevant construction methodology is required.
Your negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills must be well-developed.

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Plenty of parking available 
  • Role can suit a senior Estimator who wants to take the next step in management 
  • Team and software already up and running 
  • Established company in the Hunter/Newcastle region for over 10 years 
  • Strong pipeline of work that also offers a diverse project portfolio 
  • Experienced and supportive upper management who are willing to help and friendly team and office culture
  • New office facility with a large showroom 
  • They are known as the largest company for the types of projects they build and have a strong presence and good reputation in the Hunter/Newcastle area 
  • The company Director has been involved in housing development in the Newcastle/Hunter area for 30+ years and has excellent connections and a good reputation offering stable and long term work and career path 
Please give Anca Marinescu a call on 02 9376 8200 for more information. Email: