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Estimating Manager for Canberra-Based Home Builder

Estimating Manager for Canberra-Based Home Builder

Job Title: Estimating Manager for Canberra-Based Home Builder
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia, Regional NSW
Industry: Construction
Reference: AMA10012022
Contact Name: Anca Marinescu
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2022

Job Description

Company and Benefits:

Reporting to the General Manager this company is looking for an experienced Estimating Manager to work with a residential project and custom home builder in Canberra. 

The company build up to 100 homes a year and are experiencing growth due to high demand of their product based on their great reputation in the area. 

They offer a friendly and supportive office culture. The upper management team has over 20 years' industry experience across estimating, design, site supervision, sales, and operations. They have created streamlined and well-organised software and systems for work to run smoothly and allowes for the team to be able to get assistance with any issues they may encounter or need help with. 

This role is suited to a senior sales and/or production Estimator with some leadership skills. Someone in a Team Leader role will suit the position well, who would like to step into managment as their next role. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Oversee and grow a small team, currently only two other Estimators 
  • Hands on sales and production estimating before the team expands further 
  • Negotiate with suppliers as per company policies
  • Analyse tender submissions and prepare documentation to suppliers
  • Maintain prefers suppliers agreements
  • Review supply rates with bill of quantity structures
  • Role Requirements
Required skills:
  • Leadership experience within an estimating role (Senior or Team Leader)
  • Sales and production estimating experience from a home building company 
  • Housing product knowledge 
  • Either tertiary qualifications or trade qualifications in construction 
  • Excellent communication skills 
Please call Anca Marinescu on 02 9376 8200 or apply online using the link below. Send your CV direct to