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Date Added: Thu 25/08/2022

Estimator

Rochester, ME24QW, UK
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Company: STREAMLINE SEARCH

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £50000/annum

An Estimator is required for one of the largest scaffolding companies in the UK. This Company builds access scaffolding in even the highest risk environments, so that every other trade can work safely and productively.

Reporting to the Strategy Director, and working directly with business unit leads, this role will be responsible for winning business. The Estimator will work alongside the Communications Team to create compelling tenders and bids that convert business for each business unit.

Estimator Duties

* Regularly reviewing the Bid Framework to ensure that we are creating bids in line with client priorities such as BIM integration capabilities and Section 106 targets and create different frameworks by client if necessary.

* Ensuring tenders are accurate and formatted to a high quality, looking professional and in line with brand guidelines.

* Conduct analysis with the commercial team to prove the commercial impact of early engagement through reduction in extras and variations.

* Working with the Communication Assistant to create professional Bid Packs.

* Responsible for growing and securing business outside the relationships led by Business Units, using data from Builders Conference lead generation database where necessary.

* Proactive approach to chasing sales leads and following up with client's post-tender.

* Maintain and develop relationships within our supply chain.

* Organising and attending site meetings and surveys with project teams and clients.

* Ensure projects are handed over to operational teams effectively and liaise with operational staff to ensure all customer requirements are met.

* Negotiation of costs with clients' pre and post quotation stage.

* Forecasting cost of projects delivery, ensuring profit margins are sustained and evaluating commercial viability.

* Ensuring pipelines are kept up to date for the purposes of analysis and conversion reporting

Estimator Requirements

* Previous experience as a scaffolding estimator preferred

* An enthusiastic team player, with an ability to work with both junior and senior members of the team.

* Excellent communication skills, confident dealing with clients and written communication skills with an ability to write warm professional emails and introductions

* Can represent complex data and information in a clear and useable way.

* Strong IT skills, especially with using Excel.

* Can work under pressure and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.

* Highly numerate.

* Can manage a contact strategy and pipeline with a business development mindset.

* Proven track record in winning and growing business

Estimator Remuneration

* Salary £30,000 - £50,000+ (Depending on experience)

* 28 days holiday including bank.

* Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm

* Pension scheme
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