Role Overview

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Vistry Partnerships is a market leader in the high-growth partnerships housing sector. The business works closely with Governmental bodies, housing associations and local authorities across its 10 regional offices. We have established a hard-earned reputation for delivery, quality and sector knowledge across all housing tenures.

In a Nutshell:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Estimator to join our team at Vistry Partnerships London, at our Stratford office. As our Graduate Estimator you will be responsible for being involved in our construction projects from their outset – learning to work from the cost planning stage, through to handover to the site delivery team. It calls for a highly organised and methodical approach, not to mention good data analysis skills, but in return you’ll get a really broad exposure to the industry and have the chance to work with great people across Vistry Partnerships London. This is a cross-functional role which will give you exposure to multiple departments within our business.

What we would like from you:

Key Responsibilities –

  • Assist and provide support to the Estimating and Pre-construction department for the completion of single stage and two stage tender bids.
  • Assist in initial Appraisal of a tender opportunity
  • Engage with site teams on a regular basis to develop technical knowledge of working practices
  • Utilisation of various software packages to assist in the co-ordination and completion of full detailed measurement and preparation of Bill of Quantities in line with current measurement principles
  • Assist in the production, issuing and status monitoring of subcontract, material, and plant enquiry packages
  • Assist in the evaluation of subcontract, material, and plant quotation returns
  • Supporting value engineering exercises where required.
  • To assist with the preparation and final submission of tenders on time and to the required quality
  • Provide support to the commercial team in the handover of secured tender opportunities
  • Competencies –

  • Construction/Surveying related HNC/HND/Degree
  • Basic understanding of statutory regulations
  • Basic technical knowledge
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to build professional relationships internally and externally
  • Confident
  • Professional approach
  • Good time management with ability to multitask
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm
  • Desirable –

  • Member of Professional Body CIOB/RIBA/RICS
  • Work placements / Trainee roles in consturciton companies in the UK
  • A strong understanding of the work being completed within the Pre-consturciton and Estimating departments
  • The Good Stuff:

    Vistry Partnerships is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.

    Some of our key benefits include…

  • Competitive salary and package
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant)
  • Support with a professional membership
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