Job Description

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Dublin
  • Date Posted: Posted 3 months ago
  • Salary:Negotiable DOE

Job purpose

  • To provide tender costs for construction projects for Divisional Director’s adjudication ensuring a competitive net bid.

Duties and responsibilities

Responsible for:

    • Check and acknowledge tender documents and amendments.
    • Abstract information into subcontract and material packages.
    • Select subcontract and material suppliers.
    • Organise copy of tender documents and amendments for appropriate parties.
    • Ensure tendering processes are fully implemented.
    • Arrange pricing document production – internal or external – if required.
    • Enter pricing document onto estimating system.
    • Rate up pricing document.
    • Answering queries from subcontractors/suppliers.
    • Liaise with Client/Design Team during tender process and arrange meeting if required.
    • Identify scope for design alternatives and value engineering, discussing with appropriate bid team members.
    • Appraise sub-contractor/supplier quotations.
    • Price up Prelims, in conjunction with Senior Estimator / Construction Manager
    • Finalise ‘Tender Summary Sheet’ prior to Adjudication Meeting.
    • Attend Adjudication Meeting and present tender.
    • Highlight any areas of concern / risk in cost proposal.
    • Complete Form of Tender and tender letter with any qualifications
    • Complete Contract Sum Analysis/Schedule if necessary.
    • Enter final tender information in tender log and ensure it is maintained.
    • Prepare information packages for handover to construction team, if successful.
    • Attend handover meeting and brief team on tender bid.
    • Ensure supply chain is regularly refreshed in line with procurement / construction activities to meet the company’s needs.
    • Develop client / specifier relationships to enhance opportunities to tender, negotiate and enhance tender margins.
    • Complete Contract Sum Analysis/Schedule if necessary.
    • Attend post tender negotiations with Client.
    • Ensure final ‘Tender Summary Sheet’ and supporting documentation is fully distributed to delivery team commercial resources.
    • Cost Planning.
    • Undertake project debrief, eliciting feedback from sites, to improve construction.
    • Identification of project related risks.
    • Develop Supply Chain.


Qualifications and experience


    • ACIOB /  SCSI
    • Construction Management or Surveying third level qualification


Ability and knowledge of:

    • Contracts & Contract Documentation
    • Construction Materials
    • Construction Methods & Technology
    • Planning Techniques
    • Procurement
    • Management Systems
    • Temporary Works
    • Health & Safety
    • Local Subcontract Market
    • Pricing Levels
    • Negotiation Skills


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