Senior Estimator

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Department: Commercial

Employment Type: Permanent

Salary: £47,000 to £58,000

Trilogic Recruitment are looking for a Senior Estimator to join our client’s growing Estimations team. 

About the role:

In this role you be responsible for tendering new business across the UK, overseeing major projects with a key focus on contributing to and influencing the sales strategy, driving sustainable financial growth and forging strong relationships with clients.

Our client needs someone who is a self-starter who is looking to support the Estimations team through upskilling and sharing of knowledge, whilst helping to drive the department forward in line with their growth plans – Is this you?

You will:

Be pro-active with confidence working autonomously as well as part of a team.

Experienced in tendering electrical connections.

Be a top communicator who is focused on ensuring projects are quoted correctly with the highest level of attention to detail.

Be Motivated to learn and develop on the job whilst carrying out works to the best standards.

Be Confident in using AutoCAD or Google Earth.

Be proficient in the use of productivity and collaboration Software such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint etc. across multiple platforms such as smart phones, tablets, laptops etc.

Have excellent communication, including ability to adapt communication styles and outstanding listening skills with ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to use own initiative as well as work collaboratively as part of a team.

Have excellent attention to detail i.e., the ability to produce high quality proposals with minimal supervision.

Be willing to undertake reasonable business travel as required.

Have extensive knowledge in the market.

Possess excellent time management and planning skills.
Key responsibilities will include:  

Providing quotations and tenders for private networks, DNO/IDNO new connection works and turnkey projects utilising our client’s in-house teams and supply chain.

Talking to manufacturers to develop partnerships for a turnkey solution.

Following up quotations and bringing feedback to the tendering and sales team for unsuccessful quotations.

Attend site surveys, or tender interviews as necessary.

Establishing key aspects associated with client requirements, providing quotations, liaising with internal departments and submitting final overview of project ability to the client.

Evaluate supplier and subcontract returns to ensure compliance with the tender specification/documentation.

Accurately undertake any necessary take-offs of drawings and schedules and perform data entry into the estimating software selected by the business. Follow all company procedures for enquiry and tender handling.

Generate commentary regarding exclusions and clarifications associated with the return offer.

Oversee the compilation of the tender return to ensure all elements are accounted for prior to submittal.

Provide ongoing assistance to the projects team if requests for the generation of variation costs are received.

Working with various business systems to follow company processes and maintain data integrity.

Providing leadership and support to the estimation teams throughout their careers.

Being a supporting role within the estimation team as the 'go-to' for technical, systems or process enquiries, identifying and raising when additional support is required.

Identify and provide solutions to areas of improvements.

Supporting the Estimations Manager on quote approvals.

Preparation of complex tenders.

The role is based out of our Head Office in Swindon with flexible working options available – Our client will work with you to get the balance right!

Permanent, full-time position working 40 hours a week.

25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.

Career support with various training and development opportunities ensuring you are set up for success.

Pension with a 5% employer contribution.

Life Assurance scheme for up to 4 x your salary.

Optional Private Medical scheme.

Company Scheme- cashback and discounts on hundreds of stores, wellbeing advice and guidance and much more