Bid Manager / Estimating Manager

Leeds

Bid Manager / Estimating Manager: Job Summary

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Bid Manager / Estimating Manager Leeds Managerial & Admin Permanent, full-time 11/08/2021

Sigmat is currently looking for a Estimating Manager to join our Pre-Contracts team.  The Estimating Manager will have responsibility for the Estimating team and be responsible for producing accurate and competitive tender submissions and client management. 

This is a permanent, full time position.

What the role involves: 

  • Development of estimating systems
  • Responsibility for the production of accurate and detailed tender submissions 
  • Negotiate terms with client to secure the right work, right clients, right margins at the right terms  
  • Work with the delivery team to provide a proper handover and procurement schedule 
  • Develop and act on business development strategy
  • Management and use of historical cost and value data
  • Report to the business on all work winning activities
  • Align internal transfer rates with estimating rates
  • Develop win strategy for all key projects
  • Report to the business regarding current and future market conditions and any effects of this
  • Identifying new leads and potential new markets
  • Engage with operations team
  • Visiting prospective clients’ premises
  • Achieving monthly targets and set KPIs
  • Recruit, develop and manager estimating team to deliver the business plan
  • Create and maintain an accurate cost base for pricing budgets to tight deadlines 
  • Negotiate terms with client to secure work 
  • Lead internal handovers for projects that have been secured
  • Work with the delivery team when a project is secured to provide a proper handover and procurement schedule 
  • Any other task commensurate with this post 

Qualifications/Experience :

  • Estimating / Construction experience is essential
  • Line management skills are essential
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Strong business acumen
  • Relationship building skills
  • Must be articulate and comfortable dealing with people at all levels
  • Ability to work under own initiative, self-motivated, often working some unsociable hours, which will include travel
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Negotiating skills

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