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Adam Paine

Date Posted: 6-Dec-18


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Proposals & Bid Executive (Estimator)

Bristol, UK

Planning & Scheduling

£35,000 - £45,000 per annum



ROLE: I'm working with a very large and successful engineering business who are looking for an experienced Estimator to work in their busy Bid & Proposals department.. This particular role is working with one of its manufacturing businesses who are involved in the design, manufacturing, installation and testing/site services of high quality, bespoke engineering equipment manufactured from a range of metals including steel and complex alloys. This new position has been created through a new growth strategy and will include but not limited to;

  • Ensure compilation, accuracy and completion of EOI, pre-qualifications and tenders supporting information for the client within the prescribed timescales
  • Ensure own work is managed and executed in a controlled, planned fashion following robust procedures and processes
  • Ensure compliance with safe systems of work for all activities undertaken.
  • Controlling and monitoring of Requests for estimates and or proposals; managing the proposals register and ensuring that details are entered in a timely manner and kept up to date.
  • Ensure that all tenders are presented on time and to a suitable highly professional standard using a consistent company format.
  • Obtain suitable supporting data and examples are obtained and available. Update and maintain existing libraries of required tender return information.
  • Ensure that the Company’s SHEQ objectives are taken into account when preparing quotations.
  • Check that estimates are accurate and that quotes are based on Company agreed commercial levels.
  • Generating an estimate summary sheet for all quotes; ensuring where necessary that quotes are approved by the project owner before submission.
  • Support tenders received documentation with the relevant project owner.
  • Attending management, pre-tender and other meetings as required.
  • Working within and implementing relevant company policies, procedures and systems.
  • Support Bid / No Bid process.
  • Production of accurate, professional documentation with close attention to detail.
  • Support the preparation of tender pricing / costs and preparation of documentation for Tender submission.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as may be required and as are commensurate with the grade of the post

LOCATION: This role is based at our clients North Somerset Offices so would suit someone living in or around Bath, Chippenham, Trowbridge, Weston-super-Mare, Yatton, Yate, Thornbury, Keynsham, Bristol, Chew Magna, Clevedon, Portishead, Dursely, Hinton, Wick, Saltford, Longwell Green, Tickenham, Wraxall, Backwell, Butcombe and Pucklechurch to name a few.

PERSON: This is a superb opportunity for someone to join an extremely large turnover business with huge expansion plans. This person will need to be an estimator and have a strong knowledge of bid & tender management. Ideally this person will have experience estimating for large projects within Nuclear, Defence, Industrial, Oil & Gas although my client will consider someone from within the construction market place. Someone who has bene estimating for an engineering contractor would be greatly received.

PACKAGE: There is a fantastic salary on offer here of between £35-45k basic plus usual company benefits.

For more information or to apply for the role, please apply by sending your CV to Adam Paine, Senior Consultant on a.paine@oandb.co.uk or call on 07827 928305


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