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Commercial Estimator

Commercial Estimator

Job Title: Commercial Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
Industry:
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
REF: 896431
Contact Name: Nikki Woodgate
Contact Email: nwoodgate@vanillarecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

We are currently supporting the recruitment of a Commercial Estimator for a dynamic print management company. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a dedicated sales team responsible for providing swift, competitive and accurate quotations, and building relationships with clients to generate repeat and new business opportunities.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare quotations for the business, and working to meet commercial targets
  • Provide accurate schedules for potential new business
  • Ensure specifications are fully understood prior to quoting
  • Liaising with account management team and clients to understand requirements as necessary
  • Obtaining prices from suppliers to be included in estimates
  • Ensure value production options are explored for clients
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers and building good relationships
  • Handover converted estimates to Account Management team ensuring all information is clear and concise
  • Follow up existing quotations and feedback progress to the sales team
  • Work on pricing strategies to ensure the business stays completive
  • Provide ideas to enhance the continual department improvement

Skills and experience required:

  • Print industry experience is essential
  • Commercial acumen, and proven negotiation and estimating skills
  • Experience in building and nurturing relationships with existing clients
  • Experience identifying new business opportunities and converting into sales
  • Knowledge of industry standard estimating systems
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Experience of RFP/ Tender Submission

Hours:

  • Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm

Salary and benefits:

  • £25,000 - £30,000