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Estimator & Quantity Surveyor

  • Location:

    Lincoln

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 to £35000

  • Contact phone:

    Mohammed Alexander

  • Contact email:

    malexander@executives.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

  • Job ref:

    J71

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-10

Position:           Estimator & Quantity Surveyor

Contract:          Permanent

Location:          Lincoln

Salary:              £25,000 - £35,000 + Bonus

 

Our client is an established and reputable company providing and installing a premium product in both the residential and commercial sectors across Lincolnshire. With over 50 years in the industry they boast a client bank including schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, local authorities and main contractors including loyal and returning residential customers, for whom they work for on a formal and informal partnering basis.

 

They boast low staff turnover and high levels of employee satisfaction and pride themselves on providing a consultative service with an emphasis on quality and customer experience.

 

Due to continued success and organic growth an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Manager / Quantity Surveyor with estimating experience to join the team.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manage key client accounts
  • Project manage from quotation through to completed installation
  • Provide a full site survey and measuring service
  • Ensure to meet clients program requirements and deadlines
  • To liaise with a range of clients and stakeholders to ensure the best quality materials and service at all times.
  • To support the accurate and efficient dispatch of cut plans.
  • Must be proficient in all software applications, CAD and possess a good understanding and demonstrate experience of estimating/measuring, good understanding of metrics customer service and flooring knowledge across all areas of business.
  • Create accurate and concise floor plans for the fitters.
  • Ability to foresee potential issues when surveying in domestic and commercial properties
  • The ability to allocate the right time for each job detailing each area.
  • Respond to all aspects of customer service and fitting enquiries.
  • As an estimator, you could be estimating for projects as varied as a school, shopping centre, residential area, bars and restaurants and variation of sized homes regionally.
  • Presenting quotes to clients and answering their questions.
  • Deal with email and telephone queries from customers and follow-up as appropriate.
  • Provide product specific information to customers regarding their potential orders, or to support in the case of product changes and upselling.
  • Responding to all queries efficiently and effectively, displaying excellent customer services skills and maintaining a ‘can do’ attitude at all times.
  • Act as a liaison between the Sales Team, Customers and Fitting Team to ensure that all orders are dispatched in a timely fashion, updating customers as required and providing day to day support.
  • Ensure that all information is accurate and robust within all systems and databases.
  • Provide effective leadership and management to the Fitting team ensuring support, guidance and information is given at all times.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Relevant experience from a similar background
  • GCSEs or equivalent, further education in engineering, construction, or surveying
  • Up to date knowledge of ICT systems and packages.
  • Excellent customer service, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy with a high proficiency in numeracy.
  • Be well organised and systematic in approach to administrative functions.
  • Take the initiative and a solution orientated approach when resolving queries/problems.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and autonomously as required.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own workload to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Prepared to work flexibly according to the needs of the business.
  • Able to undertake project management and to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Commercially and domestically aware of the flooring industry
  • Excellent at problem solving and can demonstrate business cases