Pricing Specialist / Estimator

Concept Resourcing
£22k - 28k per year
29 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
My client represents the end of the Home Improvement nightmare. Whether it is a double basement conversion, a loft extension, a simple Kitchen installation or a new Boiler, we are always on hand to ensure that our customers and our suppliers receive the best level of care possible. They are now looking Pricing Specialist to work across a diverse range of building projects for the domestic market. The successful candidate will have sound commercial knowledge, be able to support and construct pricing for domestic projects and have a sound knowledge of the building industry. The nature of the work may range from the design and build of a new build project to modest adaptations and repairs of existing dwellings. Primary responsibilities are: Manage the quotation pipeline for all works undertaken as a business Utilise best practice tools and processes, including the use of technology, to benchmark and produce customer estimates/quotations Undertake costs analysis working with Trade Partners and Customers to achieve a speedy resolution to any queries that are raised Contact suppliers directly to obtain ‘best cost’ information when needed Provide early cost advice to client on variations Maintain accurate paperwork and data to facilitate smooth transition to completion Support the business aims to move to a rapid turnaround of quotations using pre-established templates and/ or through the development of technology. Understand the Customer's requirements and offer suggestions/solutions or improvements to their ideas Understand health and safety regulations Build strong relationships with Customers, Trade Partners and our Suppliers To be successful in the role, you must have a broad range of experience within all categories of Domestic Projects including, Fit Out, Construction, Build and Refurbishment. It would be advantageous if you had previous experience in working for a main or sub contractor using quotation software such as EPP. What is though, is a desire to do more for your customers and have the motivation to see through multiple projects simultaneously. Qualifications and misc: Degree qualified or equivalent Good understanding of building technology and construction processes Strong IT skills, particularly Outlook Email, Calendar and Microsoft Excel Organised, with good time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines Can adapt to different tasks quickly, efficiently and confidently Capable of working in an autonomous or team orientated environment Interpret information and instructions correctly and carry out tasks accordingly This job was originally posted as