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Senior Estimator (Electricall)

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £65k - 80k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

Anderselite are recruiting for an Electrical Senior Estimator on a permanent basis in London working for a specialist design and build civils contractor.

Working for a leading UK building, infrastructure, engineering and fit-out company. That deliver vital projects across a range of sectors including health, education, highways, justice, defence and water.

Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 P.A
Location: South East London (East cheap)

The Opportunity
Reporting to the Pre-Construction Manager, the Electrical Estimator will work alongside estimating colleagues to develop tender enquiries so that attractive & commercially competitive tenders can be produced.

The Electrical Estimator will help develop and support Estimating and Work-Winning Strategies to ensure the continued development and improvement of the regional London business unit, to support the development and growth of the national core business, always ensuring the company match the capabilities of the wants and needs of its customers / clients.
The Electrical Estimator shall help ensure the delivery of uniformity & excellence through Quality, Estimating / Cost Planning, and Best Practice techniques and procedures.

What you will be doing
• Ensure Site Surveys to establish / reinforce project details are undertaken with cognizance of any Health & Safety issues that may exist.
• Produce and submit concise package enquiries to the market place enabling their quotations to be received and analysed in a timely manner to suit the bid timeline programme.
• Ensure clear and precise tender measures are carried out and detailed to include within the computer estimating programme (Estimation) and along with the Quoted prices present to the Senior Management in the Adjudication Suite of Documents (Excel) identifying all decisions taken during the bid such as chosen supplier and better buying levels taken.
• Upon the finalisation of Adjudication and Settlement adjustments relay the detail to the team and provide clarification of our bid within the overall submitted offer.
• Respond effectively and attend all necessary meetings both internal and external to support the Bid Team during and post tender submittal.
• Upon the success of the bid provide the effective handover of the Estimate to the Regional Manager or designate.
• To ensure submissions remain ahead of competitors, developing winning proposals that balance client needs legal, commercial and operational risk and target margins.
• At Preferred Bidder Stage, continue to Support the Lead Negotiator Assisting with Compilation of all Necessary Tender/Bid Information and Developing a Detailed knowledge of the Issues Involved.
• Ensure that Good Practice and Legal Compliance are maintained.
• Support the management in the implementation of the company’s BS EN ISO 9001 Quality Management & 14001 Environmental Procedures, ensuring consistency of approach across Regional Businesses.
What we will need from you
• Strong technical & engineering background, with experience of customer management, with strong inter-personal skills.
• Proven track record as a senior Estimator within regional / geographical office.
• Good understanding and knowledge of Bid Management, quality systems and estimating work-winning procedures.
• Excellent understanding and knowledge of pricing and operation of building services.
• Excellent knowledge of Mechanical & Electrical Services Design & Cost elements
• Able to present and discuss proposal negotiations with partners, clients and their representatives
• Must have the ability to self-manage tasks & people to a tight deadline, however contributing to a multi-disciplined regional & work-winning team.
• Well-developed commercial and presentation skills
• Excellent communication skills, organisational skills and to be a team player.
• Dynamic and focused.
• Display constructive leadership in support of customers bid strategies.
• Well-developed entrepreneurial spirit and propensity towards innovation & best practice.
• Keen sense of opportunity and the ability to accurately assess ‘Added-Value’ for the customer over Risk.
• Keen sense of opportunity and the ability to accurately assess risk / and management.
• Good computer skills, working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of products (Estimation Packages, Excel, Word).
• Excellent analytic, numeric, literacy skills.
• Minimum of HNC Qualification & / or suitable experience to suit the role requirements.
What we can offer you
• Competitive salary
• Car allowance
• 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)
• 3 additional long service days achieved after 3, 7 and 10 years
• Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
• Defined contribution pension scheme matched up to 8%
• Enhanced maternity, paternity and parental leave
• 2 days volunteering opportunities
• Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
• Employee Assistance Programme – including financial advice and guidance.
• Professional membership fees
• Perks at Work Employee discount scheme offering discounts on a range of categories such as electronics, home appliances, food & groceries, car buying, travel, fitness and more
• Flexible Benefits scheme which includes the opportunity to purchase benefits such as:
o Critical illness insurance (with option to purchase for your partner)
o Dental Insurance
o Travel insurance
o Bike to work scheme
o Retail vouchers/payroll giving/activity pass for top leisure attraction