Divisional Estimating Manager

Company Stefanutti Stocks Building Division
Reference # 3
Published 12/01/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Location Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa
The South African based Building divisions offer their clients construction capabilities spanning hi-tech offices, retail, leisure & entertainment, high-rise residential, industrial, multi-storey parkades, airport and healthcare facilities.
Job Functions Client Services,Construction,Data Management,Finance,Investigation & Compliance,Management,Senior Management
Industries Building,Construction
Construction process and methodology from the ground up
Knowledge, understanding and application of various contracts eg. FIDIC, GCC, JBCC, NEC.
Extensive knowledge and application of the full tendering/estimating cycle
Construction environment and opportunities
Financial modelling & construction methodology.

Strategic / Financial
Understanding the Company's Strategic Plan and making decisions to achieve the targets set Impact on ROTO Pro-actively support other relevant functions (operations, business development, etc.)

Co-ordinate and produce the proposal response whilst assembling a proposal team with the relevant service / product / business knowledge required to win.

Introduction and implementation of all necessary proposal procedures and processes


Expand Vendor List Investigate Competitors building methodology

Align estimate cost summary with company cost coding system

Investigate Commercial available Database Proposals system.

Establish HR / Safety / QA tender compliance system

Visit Vendor Companies monthly Investigate International best
practice building methodology

Manage activities pertaining to tendering

Maintain relationships/networks with relevant external stakeholders and follow leads for new work

Analyse drawings and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labour estimates

Consult with clients, vendors and especially management in other departments and/or construction site management to discuss and formulate estimates

Review tender documents
Facilitate good working relationships with other departments (procurement, commercial/legal, HR, safety, guarantees departments etc).and provide support as required. Manage the full bid preparation process

Ensure the tendering department’s activities are conducted in accordance with company corporate governance procedures

Ensure comprehensive risk reviews are carried out on all projects being tendered for

Ensure that all tenders respond to client/s needs
Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids

Confer with engineers, management, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates

Review material, plant/equipment and labour requirements etc, to decide whether it is more cost-effective to construct components of the work or subcontract or outsource

Ensure cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation are prepared at regular intervals for the duration of the tender process

Liaise and interact with operations to develop and establish standard cost data to effect cost reduction
Pass tenders/proposals through management review system and comply with mandates received

Prepare budgets and submit estimates to clients

Deal with queries received from clients after bid submission Follow through on tenders submitted with all relevant stakeholders

Maintain bid records Liaise with project managers / commercial teams to obtain feedback on tender cases as required

Ensure that employees within the department meet tender deadlines and adhere to tender timeframes at all times

Stakeholders (internal & external customers, suppliers, shareholders, communities),Tendering and Estimating Department Construction

Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying diploma or degree
10 years in an estimating and tendering capacity of which 5 must have been at a senior level
Job Closing Date 24/01/2018
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