Lead Estimator

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  • Location: County Antrim

  • Salary: to £50k

  • Sector: Construction

  • Closing Date:

  • Job type: 

    Estimator / Sales
  • Contact: Janette McCleave

  • Contract Type: Permanent

Operating across the civil / construction sectors, our client is a leading manufacturing company based in Co Antrim. They now have a new opening for an experienced Senior Estimator to join their team.

This role will take the lead in an existing team, and as such you will be expected to motivate and lead the other team members to maximise sales opportunities and convert into orders, striving to achieve the monthly KPIs. The role will support the Head of Commercial.

This position will suit a driven individual with experience within the civils/structural industry, proven experience in estimating and the motivation to contribute to company success in this key sales role.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, develop and motivate the estimating team to price and secure projects for the Civil Engineering market.
  • Assist the Head of Commercial to monitor and review KPIs on a weekly basis.
  • Provide regular information to the Head of Commercial in terms of current projects, order statuses, tenders completed, stock etc.
  • Completion of tender documentation and submission of the tender
  • Ensure that customer enquiries, Bills of Quantities and tenders are priced accurately from drawings and bar schedules and in the required timeframe.
  • Negotiate and communicate in a professional and technical manner with clients and contractors in order to maintain and develop commercial relationships.
  • Organise and attend regular client meetings
  • Liaise with all relevant departments to ensure orders are processed successfully within customer requirements, budget and on program.
  • Assist with the identification of new products and market opportunities and assist in their development, promotion and marketing.
  • Assist in resolving any technical queries where necessary.
  • Professionally represent the company at marketing events, exhibitions and client meetings as required.

Criteria:

  • Civil/Structural Engineering or Construction related degree or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience in leading a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Proven experience in sales estimating and providing excellent customer service.
  • Effective in project management and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Evidence of the ability to achieve/exceed business objectives.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills

Salary is negotiable depending upon experience, package includes benefits such as pension, healthcare, attendance bonus, free parking, paid holidays.

For further information and a confidential discussion please email your CV through the link or contact us on 02890 826044.

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

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