Estimating Manager

UK-Stirling | UK-Gateshead
7 months ago
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# of Openings
Business Development


Robertson is one of the largest independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies in the UK. We have reached our 50th year of trading in better shape than ever, with a strong confirmed order book, diverse income streams and a dedicated, expert workforce.

Covering the entire built environment life-cycle, we operate throughout the UK, with offices across Scotland and the North and Midlands of England.

Robertson comprises 22 businesses, directly employing over 2200 people. A strong entrepreneurial culture – built on the foundations of innovation, productivity and sustainability – permeates the group.

Although we encompass a variety of separate businesses and capabilities, we are one group with a common goal: working together to transform communities.


This role will be working for Robertson Facilities Management based at Stirling or Gateshead. 

Your new role

  • Prepare analytical estimates for the full cost of the service.
  • Work closely with the operational team to develop detailed and achievable Service Methodologies and agree with clients.
  • Provide specialist estimating advice and support generally and particularly in respect of tenders and proposals and commenting upon win themes, commercial models, analysis and option appraisals.
  • Attend site visits as required across the UK as part of the bid process.
  • Obtain specialist subcontractor costs.
  • Labour loading of asset information.
  • Produce bottom up and overview pricing methodologies
  • Propose innovative solutions to deliver client requirements.
  • Contribute to the bid submission documentation and interviews as required.
  • Keep abreast of competitors methodologies.
  • Mentor and develop estimating skills throughout the business.
  • Prepare estimating ‘handover packs’ to Operation’s upon Contract win.
  • Provide on-going support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions.
  • Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs.
  • Contribute to the generation of BD Management information reports.
  • Ensure where appropriate accurate and timely financial information is presented to the RFM Finance department.
  • To uphold the combined vision, values and ethos of RFM and that of our stakeholders at all times.
  • To actively engage with Robertson Communities, supporting and contributing to projects and programmes delivered.
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required of him/her in the role.

What's in it for me


  • Degree level in relevant Facilities Management or Construction related discipline preferred or 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Experienced FM Professional
  • Highly customer focused
  • Excellent communication skills

The successful candidate will require a DBS/Disclosure Check




Gateshead or Stirling 



The working hours for this role are 38.75 hours per week

Robertson Facilities Management is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.


Robertson Safeguarding Accountabilities 
Knowledge: A knowledge and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups. 
Communication Skills: The ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children, young people and vulnerable groups. 
Skills: The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the qualities and behaviours required to support the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable groups.

Robertson Group are an equal opportunities employer


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