Commercial Estimating Manager

Location Salisbury
Discipline: Executive Recruitment, Engineering & Technical
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60k (c)
Contact name: Louise Howard
Contact email:
Job ref: REF: 6929
Published: 3 days ago
Expiry date: 28 February 2022

The Commercial Estimating Manager is responsible for producing Commercial tender documents with a view to securing new business. Your duties include evaluating proposals to meet project specifications & budget requirements. The ideal candidate will have a constant awareness of trends and market conditions in order to provide strategic advice to senior management. This role requires a strategic thinker with excellent leadership & organisational abilities.

Role Key Accountabilities

  • Nurturing new business from existing clients

  • Heading & supporting the estimating team

  • Working with the QS team to maintain profitable tenders

  • Reviewing and developing operational processes to improve performance and maximise growth

  • Ability to develop and implement strategies to meet company goals and targets

  • Maintain and enhance current customer relations along with initiating new client contacts.

  • Focus on growth strategies

  • Understand customer relationships

  • Knowledge of conducting market research and analysis,

  • Ability to understand business growth models and to foresee commercial opportunities

  • Develop plans for expansion and business development

  • Willingness to take strategic risks

  • Collaborate with and coordinate diverse teams

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, working to build and maintain beneficial partnerships with stakeholders

  • Strategic development and critical thinking skills needed to assist in setting financial targets, developing budgets, and monitoring compliance

  • Establishing sales targets and ensuring that a company meets these

  • Managing risk assessments for new initiatives

  • Staying aware of the latest trends and developments and representing a company at industry eve

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Experience as a commercial estimating manger or relevant role

  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills

  • Experience using CRM tools and platforms would be beneficial

  • Solid knowledge of performance, financial and budgeting processes

  • Computer skills – Microsoft Office suite

  • Must be able to perform a variety of duties being resourceful and maintaining flexibility

  • Negotiation skills

  • Effective communication - express or exchange ideas; must be able to verbally convey detailed instructions.

  • Able to manage priorities and workflow

  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail, commitment to high standards

  • Working with people - adapts to the team and builds team spirit communication

  • Persuading and Influencing

  • Presenting and Communicating

  • Adapting and responding to change

To discuss the role further or to apply, please send your application to Louise our leading consultant on this hire