Overview

Sales Estimator

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

Plus health and pension