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Date Added: Wed 18/05/2022

Security Design & Estimator Manager

Watford, UK
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Company: AV JOBS

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £35000 - £45000/annum £35k-£45k doe, plus discretionary

The Opportunity

This is a great opportunity for an experienced security designer and estimator working with CCTV, Access Control, Door Entry, Fibre IRS and Landlord's network.

Key Responsibilities:

To manage and take full responsibility for all of the Design Estimating Functionsof the business for all Commercial and Residential projects.

Estimating Functions

Outward Communications Relationships

All Tender Returns must be;

Received check for tender inquiries, daily.

Confirm with a Director whether we intend to submit a return (or not).

Acknowledge all tender inquiries forwarded to the Estimating Department internally (from a director or other member of staff)

Acknowledged Externally promptly respond to sender (same day), thanking them for the invitation to tender

Quality Control

All Tender Returns must be;


Time Managed

RFId review the tender documentation and compile any immediately obvious RFIs, record them on the 'RFI Schedule and issue to sender ASAP (within 48 hrs of receiving the tender).

Completed to an acceptably high standard of accuracy and presentation

Tender Return Standards

Checked (internally within the design dept) completing the 'QA Compliance Questionnaire

Signed off - (by a Director) demonstrating satisfactory completion of the 'QA Compliance Questionnaire

General Responsibilities

Design Estimating Tools Research, Development Maintenance To research, consult, define, select, maintain all Company Design/Estimating tools (estimating/design softwares, file structures) and template documentation

Design Estimating Standards To research, consult, define, design, produce maintain Design/Estimating standards (e.g. cover pages, borders, title blocks, drawing registers, naming conventions) for all estimating/design functions for both the Commercial Residential departments.

Market Research To research, consult, select, verify utilise the most suitable, cost effective, fit for purpose latest technologies/systems for the benefit of the Company(within the confines of spec compliance) for all estimating/design functions for the Commercial only department.

Design Estimating Human Resources To accurately forecast and report the upcoming workload personnel requirements of the Commercial only Estimating Design departments on a roiling short medium term basis, highlighting any potential shortfalls and issues, in consultation and collaboration with the Residential Estimating Design departments.

Based in Watford salary is £35k-£45k p.a. doe plus discretionary bonus as well as pension and benefits

Your Skills and Experience

Ability to lead manage a team, providing clear, concise information guidance up and down the chain of command

Excellent organisation skills and the ability to remain flexible/adaptable to quickly changing time demands/tasks

Ability to prioritise and be proactive

Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously, working to strict deadlines

Rigorous attention to detail with the ability to self-scrutinise work output

Good written communication skills, spelling grammar and a confident verbal communicator

A problem solving, lateral-thinking mindset

The Organisation

Our client is a market leader in Home and Commercial Security as well as Home Automation and Audio Visual Solutions.

They pride themselves on Customer outcomes and offer a rewarding career to their employees.

The Recruiters

AV Jobs are the No. 1 Audio Visual Security specialist recruiter in the UK and look to provide a perfect match of candidate and job every time
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