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Working For: horticruitment

Estimator Required

Job Ref M566

Our client is an ambitious, award-winning soft and hard landscape contractor that specialises in commercial landscape construction and maintenance. Established in 1999, this family business has quickly grown into a multi-million-pound company, with over 300 site operatives, and projects spanning across London, the South of England, and the Midlands.

Throughout this period of growth, they have stayed true to their roots and maintained close client relationships and a hands-on mentality that has developed their trust with suppliers and clients alike. They take pride in bringing stunning designs to life and delivering a top-quality finish working with the biggest names in the business on projects valued between £100k to £10 million.

Job Brief

The Estimator role involves assisting the Senior Estimator in preparing and submitting soft and hard landscape tenders. The position would suit an estimator with hard landscaping / groundwork experience, alternatively, a Junior Quantity Surveyor or a surveyor/estimator from a different industry looking to venture into landscape estimating.

The successful candidate will be joining an ambitious company at an exciting stage as they plan for further growth in the upcoming years. 


-The ideal candidate will have a meticulous eye for detail and accuracy as they will be using specialist software to measure drawings to produce tender documents for pricing purposes which reflect the requirements of the clients in accordance with the specifications.

-Identifying areas of risk during the tender process and presenting them to the Senior Estimator and Managing Director

-Pricing detailed soft and hard landscaping bills of quantities ready for submittal

-Attending site visits and tender meetings with clients as required

-Updating the tender register with new enquiries and keeping records up to date

-Chasing clients for updates on submitted bids

-Maintaining strong and professional working relationships with existing clients and help to build new relationships with clients

-Liaising, communicating, and negotiating with clients, suppliers, and staff within the organisation at all levels


-Educated to degree/OND/HND or similar in construction, quantity surveying, hard or soft landscape construction and/or Horticulture experience is desirable

-Experience in preparing and submitting Soft/Hard Landscape or groundwork tenders

-Strong computer literacy skills with proficiency in all Microsoft office programmes.

-Exceptional organisational and time management skills to meet tender deadlines

-A professional and proactive approach with excellent communication skills

-A proven team player who can take ownership of their day-to-day responsibilities

-Full Clean Driving Licence

If this Estimator vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Estimator vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Estimator vacancy will have been unsuccessful.