Commercial Estimator

Location Salisbury
Salary: £55k (c)
Contact name: Louise Howard

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Job ref: REF: 8401
Published: 6 months ago
Expiry date: 16 Feb 2024 23:59

​We have an attractive Estimator vacancy to work for one of Salisbury's best known manufacturing firms, a company who specialise in a number of services which extend to and include the design, manufacturing and installation of an extensive range of commercial products. With over 70 years of history behind them, their integrity, workmanship and professionalism has enabled them to support clients and their ever changing requirements.

The business are ambitious and aim to fulfil the most demanding of specifications. The professional team work in conjunction with a number of leading contractors, insurers, clients and architects, on a number of technically challenging projects. This can be anything from bespoke builds to multi-million-pound projects. Offering their customers a truly unique and tailor-made experience ensuring all requirements are met to the upmost highest standard.

About the role of Commercial Estimator: The main purpose of the role is to liaise with the client and the commercial estimating manager to gather the relevant information and provide a quotation for works package ensuring that the information is correct and that proposed works is within the capabilities of the Commercial Department.

Key tasks and procedures:

  • Analyse drawings and specifications.

  • Itemise work packages.

  • Assemble accurate and well organised estimates and proposals in a timely manner.

  • Provide clear and detailed quantity take offs.

  • Work from the relevant price list.

  • Liaise with the commercial estimating manager to obtain the final prices.

  • Collaborate on project schedules based on knowledge of lead times.

  • Check that proposed works is within the capabilities of the Commercial Division.

  • Maintain relationships with supply chain partners, suppliers and clients.

Skills, knowledge and experience we are looking for:

  • Work experience as an estimator or relevant role within the facades industry

  • Excellent organisational

  • Experience using CRM tools and platforms would be beneficial

  • 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 - gains clear agreement and commitment

  • Presenting and Communicating - clear and concise instruction ,understands audience

  • Planning and organising – able to forward plan and manages time, resources and people appropriately

To apply for this Senior position and be part of an exciting growth chapter of the companies journey then do not hesitate to contact Louise today.