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Estimator - Curtain Walling

United Kingdom
£50,000 to £70,000
Job Type
3 Sep 2022
About our Client My client has been established within the façade sector for a number of years now and work on curtain walling and rainscreen projects which can go up to £2million. Looking to grow the company further they are now they are looking for someone in this Sales Estimators role. About the Role To ensure profitable estimates are submitted to satisfy order intake requirements. All estimates are to be presented to the Directors for approval prior to submission. Sole responsibility, with guidance and support from line manager, for securing orders Involved in enquiry selection process, to determine which tenders to quote. Solely responsible for: - for comparing order quantities, sizes and prices with those submitted in our quotation on expectation of an order - raising and resolving any queries with the customer and ensuring appropriate supporting evidence/documentation is available from supplier - liaising with supply chain in the U.K. and in Europe to acquire accurate prices that are the basis of any tender Part of the role will be to establish strong relationships with both UK and European suppliers. Spotting opportunities for increased margin and exploiting these to the benefit of the Company by working alongside and highlighting to Project / Site Managers and Directors Identifying, fostering and ensuring appropriate prioritisation is given to customers with which we can build a mutually profitable relationship by working alongside and highlighting to Project Managers and Directors Assisting the project management team building relationships with current customer base, and servicing customers to an expectation standard. Admin related to role: Estimator creates project handover document and presents to project team once a project is secured Ensure compliance with financial control processes e.g. correct tender authorisation must be secured before progressing negotiations. Through contact with customer, determine project programme and likely commencement dates. Represent the Company through attendance of site and pre-contract meetings with project teams and/or Directors About the Candidate Estimating and/or Sales experience required Glass, Aluminium or Facades contracting experience required Customer and competitor knowledge desirable Excellent interpersonal skills and approachable nature Ability to tailor how they converse with people depending on role and stature Commercial acumen Ability to interpret technical and architectural drawings to ensure accurate pricing Logical thinking and structured approach to working Points of Appeal Up and coming company Interesting job Progression within the business
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  • Job Reference: 703238559-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Humres
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £50,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent