Permanent
Estimating
Shopfitting
£55K to £60K

Senior Estimator - Joinery

Ref: 10078| Posted: 27th Jan 2021

Salary - £ 50K to £ 60K

About the Client

An industry-leading contractor in Joinery & Design market requires an Estimating Manager to oversee all tendering and estimating processes for large commercial and infrastructure projects. They specialise in fit-out and high-end residential markets but are happy to look at all types of contracts, retail, hotels etc.

About the Role:

  • To complete Joinery estimates/tenders
  • To assess and review tenders (first receipt) with MD
  • To complete tender adjudication with MD (selected tenders)
  • To maintain tender event schedule
  • To manage estimators within department and workload
  • Client relation development
  • To assist with project wins

Principal Responsibilities

  • To review all tenders that are received and review tender event schedule as to either confirm we have the ability to tender or we need further time or we need to return
  • To manage and maintain the tender event schedule
  • To review tenders and manage into the tender workload programme and manage tender return times
  • To complete tenders, formulation of the estimate sheet, formulation of the priced SOW, formulation of the quotation, qualifications
  • To review tenders for long lead items or items that may need to be reviewed by production for build ability
  • To review, issue and maintain the tender RFI log
  • To attend site visits as required
  • To attend tender meetings
  • To visit clients and develop relationships
  • To chase and obtain responses for tenders submitted
  • To complete post tender costing and negotiating
  • To complete tender handover meetings as required
  • To complete tender adjudication/reviews
  • Any other responsibility as asked by the line manager or the Directors

About the Candidate

Management Competencies     

  • Prior experience of Joinery
  • Planning and organisation           
  • Quality 
  • Decisive Judgement
  • Adapting to change
  • Interpersonal Communication   
  • Teamwork and collaboration      
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and plan work according to organisational needs
  • Consistently promotes and maintains high standards of quality at work
  • Ability to make correct decisions in a timely and confident manner
  • Able to adapt the business to changing situations within the economic and commercial markets.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively with people inside and outside of the organisation
  • Ability to effectively work and collaborate with others towards a common goal

Education Training and Experience

  • Phone/ Personal skills in a confident and professional manner
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experienced in program and project management
  • Experienced team manager

Personal Skills and Qualities     

  • Super organized
  • Negotiation skills
  • Structured
  • Works well under pressure
  • Friendly and helpful
  • Listening is a key skill
  • Flexible and able to prioritise a changing to do list
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Self-motivated
  • Articulate and Eloquent, a good communicator
  • Good with English (verbally and written)
  • Proficient in using a computer
  • Able to work in a team, or alone proactively
  • Articulates goals and presents the company ethos

Points of Appeal

  • Freedom within the role
  • Opportunity to progress to a more senior directorship level in the future
  • Good team atmosphere
  • Excellent salary and benefits
  • Company with a full order book