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  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £55k - 60k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Harry Sharrard
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 716 2662
  • Expiry Date: 30 July 2024
  • Job Ref: 407845HS1

Estimator– Telecoms


£60k + Package. 

What you will be doing:

An opportunity has arisen for a Bid Estimator to join our clients telecoms team within their Infrastructure Business.

Ideally, you will based in or around the Leicestershire area.

  • Inputting a tender win strategy for each individual tender.
  • Actively engage, and develop long term relationships with, key supply chain organisations.
  • Identify opportunities for margin growth, identify and analyse risks and produce the associated risk register. 
  • Participate in post tender interviews, presentations and negotiations with clients and ensure the successful handover to delivery teams following award.
  • Developing innovative approaches where appropriate to differentiate the bid from competitors.
  • Collate targeted feedback on successful projects and provide advice for future tenders.
  • Prepare submission documents in line with the bid and corporate requirement.
  • Attend tender settlement meetings ensuring all relevant cost information is available for presentation and complete the tender as instructed.
  • Develop standard pricing templates for use in the compilation and review of bid pricing.
  • Collaborate with other parts of the company to compile pricing and benchmarking data.

About You:

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic self-starter.
  • Extensive experience of estimating from first principals within the relevant market sectors.
  • Ability to challenge bid team constructively.
  • Strong commercial acumen and good analytical skills. 
  • Collaborative attitude. 
  • Understanding of Conditions of Contract and Specifications. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in risk management techniques.
  • High level of commercial awareness and technical knowledge.
  • Aware of individual Health and Safety responsibilities and adheres to company health and safety policy and procedures.
  • Track record of success in supporting a major contract or Business Unit and/or providing support to a professional function.
  • Proven Estimating experience.
  • Fully conversant with the Microsoft suite of packages, e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 
  • A member of a relevant Professional Body and/or relevant qualification is desirable, but not essential for this role.


Our benefits:

We put our people first and our benefits package reflects that by offering a comprehensive range of attractive options to help support your career on top of a competitive salary.

  • Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service, plus the opportunity to purchase further holidays
  • A wide range of corporate discounts
  • Cycle to Work schemes
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme
  • Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and our employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it
  • Paid for yearly membership to one recognised professional association relevant to your role

Please contact Harry Sharrard at Anderselite for more information, via LinkedIn