What you'll be doing

Working as part of our Commercial team, you'll be responsible for preparing and controlling budget/cost reconciliations on residential and commercial building work, including:

  • Prepare financial feasibility budgets for potential site purchase
  • Assist the land acquisition teams with cost information at site appraisal stage
  • Prepare development budgets for use in cost/value monitoring by the construction team
  • Input on technical/design matters at the pre-contract stage to ensure economic design and construction methods are followed
  • Provide cost advice to the sales team
  • Prepare cost/value reconciliation and forecasting on individual contracts of actual costs to completion
  • Prepare and issue budget/cost reconciliation/cost forecasting within agreed budget values.

Skills and experience

  • Proven estimator experience ideally within the house building sector
  • Competent at taking off materials from drawings
  • Skilled at preparing budgets and supporting teams with cost advice on a range of estimating matters
  • Good level of financial acumen
  • Strong communication skills and a key team member.

What we can offer you

We expect the best from our employees, and in return we take care of them with a competitive employment package including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual and long-term bonus schemes
  • Car allowance
  • Additional annual leave with length of service up to 30 das
  • Free Life assurance
  • Health care
  • Pension scheme

By becoming part of our team, you'll be given the opportunity to work in a unique environment that combines the friendliness of a privately-owned business with all the benefits of a financially-strong company that has stood the test of time.  

If this gets you excited and you feel that you might be the person we're looking for, we'd love to hear from you. 



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Team Shanly work across a variety of disciplines:

  • Accounts/finance
  • Admin/secretarial
  • Architecture/building design
  • Commercial property (management and maintenance)
  • Construction (quantity surveying, buying, estimating, contracts management)
  • Customer care
  • Land acquisition
  • Marketing
  • Planning
  • Sales
  • Security/maintenance
  • Site management
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Grow with us

Shanly Group is passionate about investing in young people.

Be it via the support we provide through our charitable arm, the Shanly Foundation, or via our employment and training initiatives, we remain committed to attracting youngsters to the various professions within the construction industry.

We facilitate work experience opportunities and engage with our local schools through attendance at careers fairs and we work with schools to deliver on-site visits.

We also provide careers support to local children by taking part in mock interviews and giving advice on how to write an effective CV.

We provide a number of schemes to support school leavers, graduates and young people looking to get ahead in the construction industry and since 2017 we have launched the Shanly Group Academy. 

Academy trainees are provided with:

  • A one year fixed term contract 
  • An option to interview for permanent position
  • Review at end of each 2 month departmental placement
  • Ongoing support and guidance by senior members of staff
  • Continued professional development and opportunity to attend training courses
  • A working schedule of 2 months in each of the following departments:
  1. Land and Planning
  2. Sales and Marketing
  3. Build (site and office based)
  4. Technical
  5.  Commercial
  6. Customer Care
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