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Senior Estimator

London Gatwick Airport
London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick
£Competitive + £4,000 Flex allowance, up to 20% bonus and benefits
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

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To be the airport for everyone whatever your journey

Senior Estimator

Compensation: The salary for this role has not been advertised, however, we promise you won't be disappointed. If you want to know more detail, our recruitment team will be able to advise - please contact them on 0330 053 2129.

40 hours, Monday - Friday. Hybrid working available

Are you looking for a career that allows you to utilise your skills and explore further opportunities, whilst embracing a work-life balance? At London Gatwick, we offer you just that. A place where innovation thrives, work-life balance is cherished, and skills are nurtured. As a Senior Estimator you will join a knowledgeable, forward-thinking team, where you will be constantly challenged. You'll play a key role in enhancing the airport's infrastructure and facilities with a focus on ensuring an integrated and consistent approach to estimating; embedding best practice throughout all programmes. Your role as a Senior Estimator, at one of the world's busiest airports, where no two days are the same because of the diverse range of projects you will be involved with, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and career with a professional and skilled team.

What is the role?

Reporting into the Lead Estimating Manager, you will play a key role in the Construction team, responsible for producing estimates during the early Concept Development and Optioneering stage of projects through to continually providing high quality estimates during the later stages of the project lifecycle prior to delivery.

Other duties include:
  • Supporting the Lead Commercial Manager in updating best practice processes and procedures for estimating, benchmarking and targeting costs.
  • Ensuring accuracy of estimates
  • Managing the utilisation of cost management structures
  • Developing and cultivating relationships with other airports and client organisations encouraging a community of shared data to establish a range of external benchmarks

What are we looking for?

The live environment at London Gatwick requires all our teams to have a flexible and adaptable approach, with problem solving skills and an innovative outlook. Involved in projects from inception to just prior to delivery, you will work on a range of projects alongside multiple stakeholders. In addition, this role requires:
  • Previous experience as an Estimator on multi-year programmes/projects with a value typically in excess of £50m, in a similar industry
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in relevant engineering, construction, or business-related field
  • Experience of designing business processes for cost estimating (including the implementation of standardised Cost Breakdown Structures)

What's in it for you?

Our employees tell us that working here is something special and no day is like another; Where our teams do something everyday other airports only dream of. Along with a competitive salary our employees enjoy a range of personal, health and financial benefits, including:
  • Performance-based bonus scheme
  • High street shops and restaurant discounts
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Professional training to develop
  • Discounted travel
  • Volunteer days

What it's like to work at London Gatwick?

At London Gatwick, our people are our biggest asset. We want our people to thrive and have the best experience while working with us. We know we are all at our best when we feel comfortable and included.

We are an organisation that places diversity, equity and inclusion at its heart. Our aim; to create a place where everyone belongs and has a voice, and we recognise we all play an important role in our success.

To find out more about what it's like to work at London Gatwick, visit our careers site Careers | Grow your career with Gatwick Airport LGW

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made as part of the application process please contact us directly.

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Let's make time fly

Joining team Gatwick means growing your career with the world's most efficient single runway airport - where no two days are the same. You'll get the space and support to grow and develop your career with us. Together, we can succeed in creating an enjoyable and effortless experience for our passengers.

Creating an enjoyable and effortless passenger experience

Our passengers are at the heart of everything we do. We've grown from a small flying club to the UK's second largest airport - serving over 46 million passengers in 2019. We're focused on making the journey through the airport as quick and smooth as possible - for every passenger. If this is your kind of challenge, join our team as we rebuild and grow for our passengers, people and local communities.

Inside Gatwick

We're open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - the airport is a city that never sleeps.
Here's just some of the things you'll really enjoy:

BENEFITS - Your payslip is only part of the pacakge. At Gatwick we offer you health, travel and financial benefits

IN THE ACTION - You'll have a backstage pass to all the action. We encourage you to explore the airport and shadow other teams.

GIVING BACK - You'll have two days every year to support a cause that’s important to you and take part in our community programmes.

Grow your career with us

Joining team Gatwick means growing your career with the world's most efficient single runway airport - where no two days are the same. You'll get the space and support to grow and develop with us. Together, we can succeed in creating an enjoyable and effortless experience for our passengers.

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