Estimating Co-ordinator

McCue is seeking an additional Estimating Co-ordinator to join our growing commercial team.

You will be required to co-ordination the preparation of estimates for the hospitality, retail, leisure, office and banking and marine sectors across the UK and Europe. Within the role, you will be required to have great communication skills and establish trusted relationships with new and existing sub-contractors to deliver the best value for our clients.

Responsible for: Play a key role in the preparation of tender submissions and ensuring the estimating process runs efficiently

Working hours: As required to successfully carry out the role, but generally between 8.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Thursday 4.00pm Friday.

Wage level: Competitive salary and remuneration package tailored to the successful candidate.

Essential Qualifications:

  • GCSE Mathematics and English grade C or above.
  • NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration / or a similar qualification.

Essential Experience:

  • 5 years of previous experience working in a similar role within the fit-out/construction industry.
  • The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills, be a team player and have the ability to work under pressure.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with a good working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook.


  • Ensure all relevant information relating to tenders is recorded on the tender database and documents are stored on the Company Server.
  • Assist in PQQ submissions where required.
  • Establish a point of contact with clients/client representatives for the tender process where appropriate.
  • Ensure the tender process is followed working to Company ISO and IIP Policies.
  • Assess tenders upon receipt and circulate them to relevant parties within the company in order to coordinate technical and non-technical responses to ensure submission of all requested information.
  • Work closely with the Estimator throughout the tender process to ensure tenders are prepared and submitted in a timely professional manner.
  • Liaise with the Estimator to agree on milestones and submission dates for subcontract work packages in line with the submission date.
  • Send out subcontractor enquiries, once prepared by the Estimator, to a range of subcontractors and obtain subsequent quotations.
  • Set deadlines to collate technical and non-technical documentation needed in support of the bid submission from internal departments and operational teams.
  • A proactive approach to networking and developing of tender opportunities through existing contacts or by referral.
  • Attend internal tender meetings/ project briefings as required.
  • Web uploads of bid responses and control where appropriate.
  • Submit tenders were appropriate including coordination of hard copies when required.
  • Assist in growing the company sub-contractor database.
  • To participate and support all Company initiatives in compliance of procedures and requirements for ISO9001, 14001 & 18001, FSC and Investors in People Standards.

Any other duties conducive to the effective operation of the post that the Company deemed to be within the post holder’s competence

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