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Trainee Estimator

We are now seeking a Trainee Estimator to join our team.

Vanguard Healthcare Solutions is a fast-growing company. We are a UK-based, privately owned, international provider of infrastructure and clinical services supporting healthcare clients worldwide. Vanguard Healthcare Solutions was established in 1999.

Our purpose-designed and built mobile and modular facilities provide our clients with new or replacement healthcare spaces including operating theatres, endoscopy suites and sterilisation and diagnostic departments. As part of our solution to our clients we also support them with clinical teams and equipment for our facilities.

We are looking for a Trainee Estimator in a hybrid role (minimum 2 days in the office) to join our Estimating/Finance Team, based in Gloucester.


  • To assist the Estimating Manager in preparing quotations for Vanguard Healthcare products and services
  • Build and deliver preparation of cost quotations for different aspects of the business (i.e. Tenders, Sales Department) within the UK, European & Australian markets
  • Examine tender documentation for specification requirements & terms/conditions of contract
  • Review client requirements and determine what is to be offered
  • Obtain and review sub-contract quotations to ensure compliance with employers requirements. Assess for accuracy and best value
  • Obtain quotations for non-standard materials. Review and assess for accuracy and best value
  • Establish and lay out initial contract price breakdown to be used for valuations by the Vanguard Operations team
  • Support and price variation quotations when required, pre & post contract
  • Assist with contract/budget issues


  • 25 days annual leave per year (April – March) + UK bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Professional memberships reimbursed


  • Educated to Degree level in business, construction management or Quantity Surveying, or equivalent experience is desirable
  • A problem solver with a demonstrated strong work ethic
  • Experience of MS Excel and Word is essential
  • Understanding of construction materials
  • Can use critical thinking to assist with daily tasks and needs
  • Demonstrated attention to details and time management capabilities

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join our team.

The Vanguard Group – Vanguard Healthcare Solutions and Q-bital Healthcare Solutions. |

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Trainee Estimator

Full Time

Vanguard Healthcare Solutions
Unit 1144 Regent Court, The Square, Gloucester Business Park, Gloucester, GL3 4AD


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