Strategic Quote Manager

£35k - £45k
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Applicant Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Strategic Quote Manager
Hook, RG27
Monday – Friday

Excellent salary + healthcare + pension + flexi time

Our client has identified an opportunity for a Strategic Quote Manager to join their growing business based in Hook, RG27.

Position Summary
As Strategic Quote Manager your roles and responsibilities will manage strategic new business quotes from approved target customers submitting detailed RFQs.
• Manage customer expectations in line with business requirements
• Liaise with the purchasing and engineering groups to get relevant cost information
• Collate and check information supplied by internal customer groups
• Ensure the bid is correct and margins in line with company expectations and that it is released to customer against agreed time frames.
• Prepare Bid/Quote proposal ready for senior management approval.
• Present bid to customer and/or internal audiences either in written or oral form
• Support the Sales team in managing new customers bids as well as complex or strategic bids from existing customers where necessary
• Liaise with global procurement and manufacturing facilities where required

Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate will hold the required skills and qualities to hit the ground running, including; Qualifications & Experience required;
• Minimum of 5 GCSE’S at grade A-C, to include Maths and English
• Educated to A Level standard or equivalent desirable
• Engineering experience would be beneficial
• Demonstrable experience working in a customer Service/Sales/Engineering environment (preferably in a manufacturing or service environment)
• Significant experience in bid preparation to domestic and international blue chip companies
• Proven background in quoting for electronics industry is essential
• Experience of Electronics Manufacturing is advantageous

Personal Qualities

• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
• Empathy and patience for dealing with customer queries
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to organise and prioritise own workload
• Be able to work as a team including cross functionally
• Good knowledge of Microsoft office to include; excel, word, outlook, PowerPoint and project if possible.
• Highly numerate with aptitude to learn pc/ business system

How to apply
If you wish to be considered for this Strategic Quote Manager role click ‘apply’. You will receive an email shortly after your application - you will need to read and respond to this to complete your application.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

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