Recruiter: Hays


£Negotiable | East Midlands | Date posted 16 Mar 2022

Your new company
Hays are working with an established specialist sub contractor who are seeking an Estimator to join their Commercial department based at our head office in Derbyshire. Due to continued growth the organisation are looking to add an experienced estimator with the ability to develop business into their commercial team. The organisation have a reputation for supporting and progressing their members of staff and allowing them to take autonomy for their own work.

Your new role
You will be reporting into the Commercial Manager and working in a team of Estimators. Due to the type of projects it is imperative that you have experience in the road surfacing highways maintenance sector. Your role will be to effectively deal with enquiries and provide solutions to the client base in a quick and effective manner. You will Identify, generate, maintain and manage relationships with key clients. You will provide clients with appropriate product and service solutions. Assist in bid-writing and the completion of PQQ's and submission. You will accurately prepare, negotiate and analyse costs for tenders and contract. The role will also require to liaise and negotiate with suppliers and subcontractors. You will review tender results and contract performance to constantly ensure accurate and effective bids.

What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally have a strong working knowledge of the surfacing sector or strong civil engineering in highways. You will also have excellent IT and numerical skills, the ability to work under pressure, and the ability to adapt, co-ordinate and optimise resources effectively, in order to minimise any unnecessary costs and impact to the business. You will be a self-starter who is commercially focused and responds appropriately on their own to improve outcomes and processes. You will have a full UK driving license.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary and company vehicle / allowance. You will also receive pension contribution and life assurance. The company also have a proven track record of developing their employees and allowing them to progress, taking on greater responsibilities at the correct times. This is a chance to work for an established contractor that has their people at the heart of what they do.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #3935406


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Job ref: 3935406
Application deadline:
16 Mar 2027