Here’s a mission-critical role with a well-established, successful manufacturer and supplier of specialist industrial doors, which provides nationwide manufacturing and installing to a broad-ranging customer base within the construction industry. The company is enjoying a period of organic growth, with many new developments in the pipeline. As Estimating Office Manager reporting to the General Manager, you’ll play a hands-on role managing an experienced team in a busy estimating office. Your major focus will be on playing a lead role in the generation of a high volume of tenders to construction clients. Key responsibilities include:
• handling technical enquiries
• preparing and submitting costings whilst ensuring that tenders and quotations are returned within
• bringing a positive, can-do attitude to meeting customer requirements.
Ideally educated to degree level, you’ll need a strong track record of estimating, cost management and responding to tenders, with strong supervisory skills and preferably underpinned by Tier 1 sub-contracting, projects and maintenance contracts experience. Your early career will have provided you with professional training on commercial contracts and a thorough grasp of what good estimating looks like. Any CAD/Solid Works expertise would add further weight to your application. You’ve probably gained your experience in construction, contracting, plant or equipment installation involving contracts focused on the building envelope or end-of-project build products. You’ll also need:
• excellent IT and keyboard skills
• a confident telephone manner
• familiarity with contract flow-charts and payment terms
• great attention to detail.
The competitive package will to some extent depend on your experience. The group’s outlook is extremely positive and the role offers significant career scope.
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