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Sales Estimator

Sales Estimator

Job Title: Sales Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000
REF: 896790
Contact Name: Poonam Sharma
Contact Email: psharma@vanillarecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to work for a successful and well-established company based in Leicester. We are looking to recruit an experienced Sales Estimator to join their busy estimating team raising accurate quotes for their extensive client base.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Dealing directly with the customer on the telephone and via email to discuss quotes and jobs ensuring the customers' expectations are met
  • To understand the importance of producing the quotation along with the commercial significance of the offer made
  • To produce a quotation that reflects the client requirements
  • To quote in accordance with departmental KPI targets
  • To liaise with colleagues within the estimating department, and other key internal staff about the project, to clarify missing/incomplete information
  • Monitor own workload and prioritise own time in consultation with Estimating Manager
  • Carry out other tasks and duties as reasonably requested by management
  • Act in a professional manner when communicating (both spoken and written) with our client
  • To communicate regularly with your colleagues and manager where required

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous experience of estimating for a signage company is preferable
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of working within an estimating role is essential
  • Good numerical ability and a technical mind set
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive and highly organised
  • Strong time management, planning skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Work independently within role but also within the wider estimating team
  • Plan and prioritise workload efficiently and effectively
  • Team player

Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm
  • Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

Salary and benefits:

  • £20,000 - £23,000
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays + extra hols for Xmas shutdown (holiday rises to max of 25)
  • Pension
  • On-site parking