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  • Reporting directly to the Commercial Director, the successful candidate will play an essential role in supporting the proposals and estimating function within the commercial team
  • This role requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience of report writing and the ability to work under pressure
  • The role will be based at ABLE’s headquarters in Billingham
  • The position will command a competitive package, based on the candidate’s experience.


  • You will liaise effectively with clients and colleagues and support the Commercial Director.
  • You will be required to assist the commercial team in the acquisition of new works including preparation of proposal documentation and estimates as required
  • You must show knowledge of current employment law (and forthcoming changes to law) and the ability to research data associated with legislation
  • Plan and lead proposals and cost estimates for all projects
  • Prepare multi-discipline cost estimates for projects of all sizes
  • Prepare estimates for project indirect costs
  • Develop or assist others to develop project implementation plans including project delivery, methodology, contracting plan and the Project Master Schedules
  • Source or assist others to source specific project cost quotes
  • Maintain cost data bases norms and prices
  • Provide input into the monthly reporting on all key activities and issues
  • Follow up on submitted tenders and assist with client questions
  • Involvement in pre-tender discussions with clients
  • Deputise for the Commercial Director when required


  • A tertiary qualification in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Project Management or a related qualification
  • Relevant industry and/or estimating experience
  • The applicant should have significant experience of working in a related industry and should be able to function at all levels of the business.


Please send your CV to our Recruitment Email Address: recruitment@ableuk.com

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