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Estimator

Role: Permanent
Salary: £55,000/ANNUAL
Location: London, UK
Reference: 35394

We are looking for a Technical Design Estimator to join a well-established team in the Security division of this large M&E organisation based in London. If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to join a rapidly growing business, then this could be the opportunity for you.

You will need the ability to understand and provide estimated costs along with design criteria for the following systems:

  • Medium to large scale integrated security systems, including IP CCTV, enterprise level access control, IP video intercom systems, intruder - essential
  • Structured cabling systems: Cat6A, fibre backbone, blown fibre, telecommunications cabling - desirable
  • Active network equipment: Cisco, HP, Meraki WIFI - Desirable
  • TV / satellite distribution systems: Global Invacom, Triax - Desirable
  • Audio visual systems: AMX, Crestron – Desirable

Responsibilities will include:

  • Systems design to client specification for all types of electronic security systems and including the above elements where required.
  • Produce estimates conforming to all required industry standards for key company personnel and client’s approval.
  • Prepare technical documentation and drawings ensuring compliance with technical specifications.
  • Produce report documentation for review by company personnel.
  • Attend tender process meetings with clients.
  • Produce commercially accurate bids complying with company procedures.
  • To collate and estimate high profile high value bids, acting as an interface between the bid company and the client’s technical teams.
  • To ensure that documentation submitted for internal review is of the highest quality.
  • Develop proposals to clients with regards to PQQs, tenders / partnering bids and presentations.
  • To ensure that the business has a clear understanding of the risks, including those associated with terms and conditions of business, pricing and delivery issues.
  • Work efficiently and calmly to tight deadlines or when other stress factors arise.

Skills Required:

  • Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook, AutoCAD competent.
  • Financial reporting and analysis.
  • Comprehensive technical background.
  • Proposals, bid and tender management.
  • Presentation skills.

Personal Attributes:

  • You should have a strong background in estimating / bid management with the ability to understand client requirements both commercially and technically.
  • Have the ability to effectively prioritise bids and advise the business management team of prospective opportunities on ITTs received into the company.
  • Have the ability to articulate the features and benefits of the proposition, offering a tailored solution these to client’s needs, aims and objectives.
  • Strong organisational skills, good oral communication, negotiating talent, efficient with deadlines, decisive, good problem-solving capabilities, professional, thorough, detail-oriented, ability to process the big-picture Items.

On offer is a good salary plus benefits such as:

BUPA Care available after completion of probational period.

Pension scheme.

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