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  • UK, East of England, Hertfordshire, St Albans
  • to £75,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time

Main purpose of the role:

To lead estimates for engineering works in accordance with estimating systems and procedures,

working with other members of tender teams to develop effective client solutions.

Key Accountability and Responsibilities

 Undertake estimates in accordance with company procedures.

 Lead team of estimators for larger tenders, mentoring and developing junior estimators.

 Identify opportunity and risk during tender process.

 Co-ordination of external and internal inputs for tender preparation.

 Liaise with business unit to agree methodology and principles.

 Maintain register of key assumptions within estimate.

 Maintain tender estimate file.

 Provide indicative pricing support for business development.

 Provide sales support as required.

 Meeting tender deadlines.

 Production of tender documents and completion of clients’ documentation for submittal.

 Upkeep of costs, estimating and pricing information necessary for the preparation of tenders.

 Present basis of estimate and key assumptions.

 Prepare estimating "adjudication pack"

 Maintain notes of adjudication meetings.

 Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as required.

 On successful award, summarising overall bid and handing over to Projects, including

continuing involvement as necessary during contract execution.

 Prepare estimating "handover packs"

 Maintain notes of handover meeting.

 Provide on-going support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions.

 Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs.

 To comply with all Health and Safety responsibilities commensurate with the role, as outlined

in the Health and Safety policy.

 Any other duties commensurate with the position as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements

Essential/Desirable Knowledge and

experience

 Engineering or commercial background. - Essential

 Experience in water and civils are a must;

knowledge of waste, rail, or the tunnelling

sector would also be advantageous. - Essential

 Proven track record working on tenders

ranging up to 50m - Desirable

Skills/Qualifications

 HNC or above (or equivalent qualification) in

a relevant engineering discipline -Essential

 Numerate and familiar with estimating

software and Microsoft Excel. - Essential

 Chartered, incorporated status or similar - Desirable

Personal Qualities

 Confident dealing with customers at a senior

level. - Essential

 Able to ensure all tender submissions are

both feasible and profitable.

  • Date: 19.02.2021
  • Deadline: 06.03.2021
  • Quote ref: 513/22288

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