Estimator - Manager

Brighton, East Sussex
Competitive Salary
29 Jan 2019
26 Feb 2019
Estimator, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time


This is a key role within the management team, we are looking for a professional individual who will contribute to the development of the Company. The post holder will need to provide expertise in measuring and providing quotes for Blinds, Shutters and Garage doors. A working knowledge of face to face contact with customers and contractors is essential. A high level of communication is required to liaise with client’s expectations and acceptance of quotes. Strong attention to detail focusing on maximising profits and self-motivation positive attitude required.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent verbal/written communication skills, be commercially aware to understand drawings, tenders and specification requirements. A calm and logical approach to working under pressure with multiple jobs at any one time. An awareness of Health and Safety regulations and requirements required.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • To make appointments and carry out initial site visits/meetings with Customers and Contractors
  • Prepare estimates by calculating prices and products
  • Organise fixing dates for fitters to work to
  • Cost Invoices and send out in a timely manner
  • Establish and deliver an effective process for ensuring all quotes are prepared and submitted to Clients/Contractors efficiently. Ensuring an Audit trail is visible.
  • Liaise with Suppliers to achieve best pricing for materials and place orders as required
  • Follow up quotes to completion and evaluate failed orders
  • Prepare and organise H&S correspondence before fitters attend site
  • Provide O&M manual information on equipment to contractors
  • Split costs for Labour/Materials for CIS invoices
  • Initiate renewals of Utilities
  • Line Manage one member of staff
  • Support Company and flag up fluctuations in Finances/Cash Flow
  • Qualifications
  • 1 years’ experience of working in an estimating/quote industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook applications
  • Proven ability in building works/DIY projects
  • Health & Safety qualification and advantageous
  • Send a covering letter stateing how you would fit in with this pivitol opportunity in our Company.

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