Senior Estimator


Elliot Barwick

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Estimator to join us in our Birmingham office. This is due to securing a further pipeline of flagship contracts across the Midlands and surrounding regions. This role offers genuine career progression alongside a comprehensive remuneration package (further details are outlined on the “what we offer” tab on our careers page below).

The Role:

As the Senior Estimator you will be responsible for accurately estimating the costs of multi-million pound D&B projects within the designated timescales.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to produce detailed priced tenders on Conquest software inside allocated time limits.
  • Engagement with key supply chain during the tender process and hold face to face meetings to ascertain robust work package costing including all compliance and conditioning adjustment.
  • To produce fully detailed conditioned like for like package comparisons.
  • Engagement with GMI Operations team and Design Manager to understand operational methodology and sequence parameters which need to be integrated into the pricing across all components of the tender.
  • Managing pre-qualification and pre-bid submissions.
  • Preparing estimates to meet project goals, such as setting work hours, sequencing tasks, obtaining materials, and securing the best deals with vendors and subcontractors.
  • Formulating contingency plans and effectively managing risks that might impact cost and time estimates.
  • Collaborating with other teams, conducting site visits, and providing other services, like bid deliveries, when required.
  • Prepare cost plans, feasibility studies and liaise with clients.


  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or a Built Environment discipline.
  • A proven track record of working for a principal contractor
  • Proficient with Conquest software
  • Willing to travel as and when required

Recruitment Agencies:

We do not accept unsolicited CVs from any source other than from the candidates themselves and we do not accept unsolicited communications from external recruiters.

GMI Construction Group PLC has a Preferred Supplier List (PSL). Any agencies must have a current, signed agreement, to be invited to supply candidates for a specific vacancy with GMI before presenting any CVs.