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Senior Estimator

Summary
Tonbridge
Permanent
Full-time

Vacancy Filled

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Our regional commercial teams are integral to the successful delivery of every Taylor Wimpey site. The function serves as the linchpin between our Technical and Production functions and makes the reality of a Taylor Wimpey development come to life.

The Senior Estimator position within the commercial team will provide information, where necessary, for the land purchase exercise that will enable clear materials and labour costs to be considered at that stage.  You will ensure that all estimating work required to deliver the businesses unit output is completed timely and within an agreed programme and will present the information in the required format to project teams and senior management.

What you will do:

  • Provide information for land purchase exercises.
  • Once land opportunities are identified, familiarise the geographical area and consider site issues and prepare estimates of all prime costs.
  • Calculate all the prime costs on developments within the business, reporting any movements in the costs since the preparation of the land purchase exercise through the planning process.
  • Complete the land purchase exercise for presentation to the management team.
  • Ensure you are aware of continuing product development, considering changes in legislation.
  • Attend concept, design team, specification and any other relevant meetings.

What you will have:

  • Wide experience in your discipline within the housebuilding industry.
  • Strong knowledge of building regulations, NHBC and Health & Safety requirements.
  • Managing information flow and deadlines.
  • Strong knowledge of IT suite.
  • Knowledge of Coins system preferable.

Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Checks and eligibility to work:

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.

If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage). 

The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following:

  • Criminal records (DBS);
  • Credit reference
  • DVLA

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role.  If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team. 

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
Healthcare
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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