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Estimator - Southampton - Immediate Start
JOB PURPOSE:
Support the sales team in the drive to win profitable work from existing and new clients and manage those projects from opportunity through to the processed order.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
· Commercially review and risk assess all allocated projects with Commercial Manager, sales team and/or client.
· Make sure higher risk/good potential jobs are flagged to the Commercial Manager.
· To check sales team has understood client and business needs.
· Refer inadequate brief or queries to sales person, client or Commercial Manager whichever appropriate.
· Communication with sales person and/or client to agree most appropriate specification.
· Sourcing and procurement of most appropriate materials at right price and time with support of the Commercial Manager.
· Produce timely estimates that deliver profitable jobs to the business.
· Preparation of information to enable the sales team to write a proposal that accurately reflects the calculated estimate. Including any caveats identified during the risk assessment stage.
· After costing job apply market pricing principles to win work.
· Communicate timeline of project to sales team and/or client.
· To set up jobs with budgets that can be delivered on spec, on time and on margin.
· Convert order into comprehensive and informative plan for production, purchasing and installation.
· Advise project management, purchasing, production and installation of proposal requirement and timeline.
· Analyse job performance with the Commercial Manager to ensure accuracy of estimates and data.
· Assist the Commercial Manager with development and implementation of new systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
QUALIFICATONS:
· Maths and English to GCSE level or equivalent
· PC Literate
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE:
· Strong understanding of Microsoft Office suite
· Strong communication skills
· Strong telephone manner
BEHAVIOURS:
· Organised
· Methodical
· Strong attention to detail
· Quality conscious
· Strong prioritisation skills
· Good presentation skills
· Logical
If this role is of interest please do not hesitate to press the apply button below or contact the office on 02380 835800

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