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Bid & Estimating Manager (Precon)

  • Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
  • Location: South East London, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 387203MPS

Job description

Estimating Mgr/Senior Estimator

Anderselite are proud to present the opportunity to join an exciting and growing Rail and Civil Engineering contractor.

Client: operates at both main contractor and sub-contractor in these environments

* Structures maintenance and reconstruction (underbridges, overbridges, footbridges, earthworks and drainage, tunnels, culverts).
* New Buildings - Permanent and temporary
* General building work - exterior and interior
* Building modifications (toilets, ramps, handrails, signage, painting etc.)
* Platforms (extensions, edges, trestles, resurfacing, lining)
* All masonry and brickwork repairs
* Road and car park resurfacing and white lining
* Drainage maintenance and renewals
* Vegetation management (planning, removal and management)

Purpose of the role:

Lead and Manage the Bid Management and Estimating team. Ensuring processes are followed, bid/no bid decisions are taken, and competitive, profitable bids submitted and won.

Key accountabilities:

* Understand the tender pipeline in the medium/short term and procure/recruit the skills in the Estimating team to develop successful bids
* Manage the central library of supporting information for bids.
* Manage the Bidding process overall.
* Lead Bids, developing and implementing winning bid strategies and providing the engineering and operations team with the support they need to develop winning proposals.
* Provide guidance and coaching to Project teams on submitting successful technical supporting information on Pre-Quals and Tenders.
* Ensure tender and Pre Qual documentation is received checked and handled in line with BMH procedures, maintaining the enquiry tracking database, including allocation of enquiry and contract numbers.
* Work closely with the Bid and Project teams to understand customer drivers and develop winning strategies for bids.
* Ensure tenders are evaluated and tender action plans prepared in line with the Bid strategy, estimating guidelines and directives on margin and cost and are submitted to deadlines.
* Carry out the role of Estimator on certain Bids.
* Coordinate the team to work in collaboration with colleagues from across the business preparing and submitting accurately costed and competitive bids.
* Coach the Estimators on pricing practice and the proposals team/operations teams on responding to questions and writing winning proposals e.g. identifying and explaining benefits, discriminators, ghosting techniques and presenting technical information in a logical manner.
* Ensure Estimators compile the price in a thorough, logical and consistent manner and ensuring the finalised estimate is properly signed off in accordance with Procedures,
* Attend meetings with the Construction, Delivery Commercial or Design teams as required both during and post tender.
* Provide the Commercial team with information and support so they can agree final terms and sign off on the contract.
* Ensure risk and opportunities are identified and properly evaluated to develop a winning submission.
* Managing and motivating the team linking personal development goals with BMH objectives wherever possible.

Job Location: South East London
Salary and Package: Dependant on experience
Perm Role only

To apply for this role and receive further information please contact Matt Purkis and send your CV

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