Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited | Essex, England, UK

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Estimator opportunity with a major home builder Your new companyBuilding around 14000 new homes a year, the successful candidate would be joining one of the UK's leading house-builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. With quality and customer service at its heart, building the best value homes on the market in sustainable and inclusive communities.Your new roleAs an Estimator you will be at the forefront of our business and responsible for the financial appraisals of land opportunities. It is essential that you are technically minded with an understanding of groundworks detail (including roads, drainage, foundations, cut/fill) and experienced enough to recognise risks and opportunities of potential land. Knowledge of house building generally, and some commercial project experience would be beneficial for dealing with bespoke schemes (e.g. apartments and occasional retail) and understanding the fast developing house building specifications.What you'll need to succeedThe ideal candidate is highly computer literate, proficient in Microsoft Excel, capable with digital measurement and technically minded. It is important you are a team player who is able to support the QS team during procurement of newly purchased land and be ambitious to develop into a team managing position. The successful applicant will be qualified to HNC standard or above with a minimum of two years industry experience, preferably in the private housing sector. Experience in COINS system would be beneficial, otherwise training can be provided.What you'll get in returnA competitive salary and benefits package including a pension, life insurance, company car or car allowance, healthcare and a generous bonus. Above all an honest, driven approach which offers the chance to work with some great people!What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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