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Estimator, Hertfordshire

Cognisant Limited
£75,000 - £80,000 + excellent benefits package
Closing date
15 Aug 2022
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£75,000 - £80,000 + excellent benefits package


Cognisant are delighted to be working with a leading housebuilder with an enviable reputation, who are currently expanding their team based in Hertfordshire. In the role of Estimator, you will be responsible for creating appraisals for land opportunities, and key aspects will be:

  • Providing cost overviews and assessing build expenses, identifying ways to reduce cost and improve service
  • Conducting regular site visits and attending meetings with landowners, agents and legal representatives
  • Assessing technical constraints and planning advice, along with the potential workload required for individual projects
  • Identifying risks and recording on the risk register representing the company in a commercial capacity.

We are looking to speak to candidates with previous housebuilding/construction experience, with a strong attitude towards teamwork. You will ideally have experience of costing roads and sewers / infrastructure, and the ability to delegate work activities where required.


For more information please Contact Daniel Bolton, Director at Cognisant –



Cognisant is an executive recruitment consultancy, working across all disciplines, connecting people and businesses within the following sectors:

  • Housebuilding & Residential Development – Speculative & Affordable
  • PRS, Student & BtR
  • Mixed-Use & Regeneration
  • Commercial Development – inc. Industrial & Logistics, Office, Retail & Leisure
  • Real Estate
  • Facilities Management

Cognisant offer over four decades of expertise, and with our national coverage we partner with clients from major quoted organisations, large SMEs, to niche, privately owned companies. Cognisant offer the full suite of recruitment services, including: Executive Search & Selection, Advertised Selection, Contingency, Benefits & Salary Benchmarking and Competitor Analysis all on either a permanent or interim basis, executive or non-executive. If you are looking for your next role or are hiring we would love to talk.

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For a confidential conversation please contact Mark Heald, Director on 07796 514558 or via email on

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