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RSK Habitat Management are a new and exciting business, providing practical ecological contracting solutions for our clients. We provide results-based outcomes for clients and biodiversity, with innovation at the heart of everything that we do. The successful candidate(s) will be joining a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines such as Ecology, Landscape and Arboriculture. 


The role:


We are looking for an estimator, who is a natural work-winner and who has a positive and professional attitude to join our Bristol-based team. You will have relevant industrial experience, and will have a significant understanding of the practical, commercial, financial, technical and qualitative requirements within our industry. Candidates must have the ability to produce accurate and competitive bids, and must have the ability to meet tight deadlines and conflicting priorities.  


The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working within one or more of the following industries: ecological contracting, landscaping, agricultural, countryside management or vegetation clearance industries. Ideally you will have at least 2 years experience as an Estimator or similar role within a similar industry sector. Candidates will need a demonstrable work history of successfully bidding for and winning work. We are looking for a real go-getter with the drive to deliver in complex, dynamic and challenging environments.


Successful candidates will:


  • Prepare, price and issue accurate estimates for a variety of ecological contracting projects.  
  • Complete and submit PQQs and tenders, including all supporting information.
  • Complete bills of quantities and schedule of rates as required.
  • Undertake site visits as necessary.
  • To be the Principal Contractor Representative across the multiple interfaces within the Project;
  • Obtain competitive and compliant quotes from suppliers and contractors;
  • Evaluate the most effective way of undertaking and completing the works, accurately pricing all elements of the works, in order to produce a high quality, competitive submission.
  • Be highly organized and able to adapt to quick changes in a dynamic working environment offering strategic and tactical leadership;
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with suppliers, clients and office based staff.
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals.
  • Maintain our estimating and proposals database.


Person specification: 


  • A degree or HND in a Ecology/Landscape related discipline.
  • Previous experience within a relevant sector;
  • Demonstrable and strong experience in pricing and estimating projects from plans, drawings, specifications and site visits;
  • CSCS card;
  • Full driving licence.


Salary and benefits:


  • Competitive Salary.
  • Company bonus scheme.
  • Paid accommodation and subsistence allowance (when working away).
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private healthcare.
  • Regular training and career development. 


The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 4th January 2019.


All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area.


Please email Lisa.Hallington@adas.co.uk to apply

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