Project Estimator

  • Job Reference: 00001111-1
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Morleys
  • Location: Bicester
  • Salary: £25,000 to £27,000
  • Sector: Education, Manufacturing / Warehouse, Retail & Consumer Products, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Reporting into: Project Manager  

The expectation of this role to provide support to the team of Furniture Consultants in terms of costing & sourcing products for major project work. The role will play a key function in the projects team ensuring that projects awarded are ready to be progressed with by the project management team.   

Job Summary:

  • Prepare cost budgets and cost estimates for new design/project work.
  • Support FC’s with other submission work, for example product book submission.
  • Develop a sourcing model for major project which creates consistency.
  • If awarded, take over project ensuring all products are correctly set up, sourced, costed and put in a model that the project management team can work with.
  • Manage other cost exercises like installation and delivery costs.
  • Support team on tender submissions.
  • Support Project Management team on delivery projects on time and in full.
  • Liaise with other company departments to maintain business development and continuously innovate new profitable outcomes
  • Balance multiple proposals and estimations at once, ensuring each reaches the client by the deadline

    The Individual:

  • A great communicator – The individual must be able & willing to form strong working relationships with all departments across the business.
  • Strong Planning – It’s crucial the individual has a strong planning background, there will be multiple projects going on at one time, so excellent planning is key.
  • Time Management – Ability to manage multiple tasks ensuring deadlines etc are meet on time.
  • Strong negotiator – The individual will need to able to negotiate with the sales team, design team and most importantly suppliers.
  • Relevant experience – Can demonstrate experience of handling multiple costing projects at any time.
  • Excellent skills with Excel will be required.