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Estimating Manager

Job description

Underpinned by more than a century of successful operations in South Australia’s construction industry, Cook Building have cemented their reputation for producing high-quality projects and delivering on their commitments. With a relationship driven approach to all projects, the team demonstrate their passion for developing, nurturing, and maintaining relationships, which is reflected in their strong portfolio of returning clients. As a specialist across apartments, educational facilities, hospitality and fit outs, the Cook Building team have a versatile project capability and are now looking to engage an Estimating Manager. This role would suit an experienced Senior Estimator who is looking to take the next step in their career, or alternatively, an Estimating Manager who is looking to transition into a highly sought after and trusted mid-tier commercial builder in the industry.
The Role
Working closely with the Senior Management Team, this leadership role will provide you with the opportunity to significantly impact the growth strategy of the Cook Building business. You will effectively manage the estimating team, whilst building strategic external relationships with clients and project partners. Your experience in cost planning, in-depth knowledge of construction methodologies, and ability to analyse and interrogate drawings will see you play a lead role in the early stages of Design & Construct, Early Contractor Involvement and Managing Contractor projects. As a leader within the business, you deliver strong results with your team through the estimating and tendering of lump sum projects, underpinning results for the project delivery teams. Your network of subcontractors, strong planning and organisation skills will ensure success in this role.
The Like Mind
In this highly sought-after role, your proactive approach and bidding experience will ensure your success. Outstanding negotiation and communication are essential, as a key function of the role is to ensure the company brand is recognised as the market leader in their chosen sector. You will manage your time effectively and have the ability to balance multiple tenders and projects with critical deadlines. As a resourceful leader and innovative thinker, you will challenge traditional assumptions, anticipate opportunities for improvement and solve problems creatively.
Give us a Call
All communication and your resume will be treated with strict confidentiality and kept completely private until we have discussed the role and you are comfortable moving forward with the opportunity. Working exclusively with Cook Building, all communication regarding this position is to be directed to Anna Roussos on 08 7073 6872.