Sales Estimator

SSA Recruitment

BDM/Estimator - Flat Roofing

Business Development Manager/Estimator – Flat Roofing - Essex 
 
SSA are recruiting a Sales Estimator for an established Flat Roofing sub-contractor based in Essex. 
 
The successful candidate will have experience within either a senior level sales capacity or an estimating background with flat roofing contractor. 
 
About the Client:
Our client is a well-established flat roofing contractor based in Essex. They offer a range of flat roofing systems across both refurb and new build projects and are now looking to employ into a new role for a Sales Estimator. 
 
About the Role:
  • Leading efforts to establish and retain business growth opportunities
  • Primarily obtaining new clients and fostering business relationships to increase revenue from sales
  • Creating and developing key accounts 
  • Once leads ready, follow on with estimating own works 
  • Preparation of prime cost estimates incorporating both standard and bespoke products
  • Implementation of the tender process
  • Liaison with contractors and consultants
  • Advice on specifications and budgets
  • Measurement of quantity and scope for bids
  • Preparation of cost estimates
  • Completion of fully considered tenders at final stage
  • Advice on finalisation matters of risk and margins
  • Preparation of indicative programmes
  • Follow up with client to reach a positive conclusion
  • Successful post tender negotiations
About the Candidate:
  • Relevant experience in a similar with flat roofing sub-contractor essential 
  • Must be client facing and be a strong influencer who can manage difficult stakeholders
  • Essentially - Numerate and accurate
  • Enjoys working with people from different professional and trade backgrounds
  • Need to be logical and well organised with ability to prioritise
  • Financial attention to detail
  • Presentation skills – written and verbal
  • Positive response to pressure
  • Excellent commercial skills
  • Technically competent in the estimating process
  • Confident with clients and sales environment
 
Only UK residents will be considered for this position.