Estimator (Landscaping)

Recruiter
Bowles & Wyer
Location
Tring
Salary
40k to 44k (per annum)
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Estimator (Landscaping): An Estimator with experience gained from within the Landscape, Construction, or Quantity Surveying industries is required to provide detailed estimates for client projects, including cost estimates, work time estimates, at all times ensuring customer satisfaction. This is an exciting opportunity to join Bowles & Wyer, a multi award-winning Landscape Design and Construction Company to high net worth individuals and corporate clients. Established for many years the company provides residential and commercial hard and soft landscaping and ongoing aftercare services. Strong communication skills are essential as the position requires close coordination both with clients and internally with colleagues in estimating, construction and design. Responsibilities: Prepare cost budgets and cost estimates for new contracts Keep existing contracts up to date, including making amendments, providing new cost estimates, and maintaining communication with the client and contracts managers Prepare detailed, well-written proposals for each client, adhering to client guidelines while offering competitive and comprehensive cost estimates, and including supplementary documentation. Gather first-hand information from sites, suppliers or others Conduct research to obtain data on labour costs, materials, production times etc. Balance multiple proposals and estimations at once, achieving client deadlines Adhere to company values and guidelines when analysing and providing estimations; focus on maximising customer satisfaction and profit, while minimising any potential risks to the company Keep detailed records of all estimation documentation, including site assessments and contract terms; update any existing contracts immediately upon agreement of new terms with client Maintain relationships with existing clients keeping a sales-minded attitude, and seek out and build relationships with new clients Work with contracts manager and design team to help with development, innovation, and creativity on client projects Prepare and submit financial documents Liaise with other company departments to maintain business development and continuously innovate new profitable outcomes Meet with client or prospective clients as appropriate. Represent the company professionally at all times. Client satisfaction is at the heart of this post. Ensure levels of satisfaction are maintained to a high level. Skills & Experience: Hard landscape construction (hands on) Soft landscape construction (hands on) 2 years' provable at estimating or QS in commercial landscape 2 years' provable at estimating or QS in private client and design and build landscape 2 years' provable at estimating or QS for a close competitor Financial understanding and management Dealing with clients - Strong Customer-Facing Skills, Sales Commercial experience - dealing with legal contracts and main contractors, valuations and variations, insurances etc Educated to Degree/OND/HND or similar in construction, quantity surveying, or landscape construction Other qualification in horticulture (desirable) This is an exciting career opportunity for an ambitious client focussed Assistant Estimator to develop and achieve in a highly regarded progressive creative business. A competitive remuneration package is on offer based on experience. Apply now for full details.

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