Estimator

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Berkshire
Salary
45000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + car allowance, travel
Posted
12 Jul 2021
Closes
07 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is the complete sports construction and estate infrastructure specialist across the UK. Providing an inclusive end to end solution for a new build, refurbishments, and enhancement projects.
They cover 5 divisions, Sports construction, Surfacing and Civils, Design, and smart pitches.
Your new role
Reporting to a Commercial Manager and working as part of a close-knit team, you will carry out the estimating process for new & ongoing works, preparing accurate cost estimates and rates for submissions for a wide range of customers and services; from car parks to sports pitches, access roads to pathways.
Other elements to the role include:
* Studying the commercial and technical requirements of bids ensuring we capitalise on commercial opportunities and mitigate company risk
* Negotiating prices & contract conditions with prospective customers at contract letting stage
* Liaising with other members of the bid team, e.g., quality team, to ensure that the bid addresses all issues, and the estimate is robust
* Completing site visits to prospective and current customers to assess work methods and possible challenges or opportunities.
* Maintaining a working knowledge of subcontractors and ensuring that estimates are based upon approved and competent suppliers
* Maintaining an up-to-date resources database to ensure estimates are accurate and competitive
* Managing customer contact during the bid process and responding to requests for information
* Ensuring all work is carried out in a safe and environmentally acceptable manner in accordance with the policies of the company and the Integrated Management System
What you will need to succeed
* Previous experience in Estimating, ideally within a similar industry
* Understanding of road and civil construction methods and our products would be a strong advantage
* Likewise a background in sports pitch and play construction.
* Ability to build strong relationships, be willing to interact across all levels of an organisation and work well collaborating as part of a close-knit team
* Strong Commercial awareness with sound judgement and ability to make decisions
* Proficient at managing time with the ability to prioritise and meet strict deadlines accurately whilst working under pressure
* Strong communication and numerical skills
* Full Clean Driving licence
* Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Google
What you will get in return
* Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognising the contribution you bring
* Opportunities for Career Progression.
* An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business