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Target Cost Estimator

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To develop pricing strategy and target cost pricing of Revenue & Capital Works. There are two roles avaible working out of our Thorn Turn depot.


Develop a Target Costs in line with the Contract Price Lists

Develop suitable process for the control and issuing of Target Cost prices

Alignment of SCP with same pricing principles of the Tender

Support in the development of the Annual Plan and Task Order setting:

Resource identification

Measurement of outputs Tender & Actual

Building up within the estimating package all Revenue Task Orders

Recording saving and efficiency gains

Measurement of productivity / output and cost of individual activities against Tender

Ability to build rates from first principles and amend current Tendered rates

Demonstrate a detailed understanding of all work activities

Through strong leadership, ensure that your objectives are adequately cascaded and supported by your teams

To maintain and enhance the reputation of Ringway Jacobs by encouraging and demonstrating our core value of integrity

To promote and value our culture of continual improvement while complying with our Business Management System policies and procedures

Skills and Experience

Detailed knowledge of NEC Target Price form of Contract

Experience in a procurement environment

Demonstrated knowledge of procurement principles and processes

An understanding highway method of measurement principles and able to apply these to Target Prices

Experience in contract negotiations

Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Effective time management and prioritisation skills

Ability to show continual improvement in procurement savings

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, Outlook etc

At least 5 years’ experience in an estimating position within a TMC or equivalent

A detailed understanding of the NEC3 form of contract and its application within Highways Works

A comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety legislation

Other Information

  • Salary: TBC - depending on experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Dunstable
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Target Cost Estimator