Vacancy Status: Closed.
Job Title: Lead Estimator (Mechanical)
Client: Tata Steel Projects
Remuneration: Attractive package with benefits including pension & car
Job Purpose: To establish and lead a professional estimating service on behalf of the commercial and operational teams in support of new business opportunities. To develop and implement professional estimating practices within TSP to ensure that future work is secured, on a competitive basis, and is based on known risks and rewards.
Estimating: Undertaking 'bottom up' estimates for manufacturing and some site installation activities. This will include activities both self performed and sub-contracted. Preparation of BOQ and procurement schedules as part of the estimating phase in anticipation of securing the execution phase. Preparation and costing of Risk Registers and recognising and bounding Estimating Uncertainty for more complex submissions. Interfacing with the various internal approval bodies (ATC process) to ensure that tender submission deadlines are met. Monitoring and delivering estimating work within the sanctioned Bid Costs.
Reporting: Providing accurate reports covering Estimating KPIs, progress information in relation to estimating. Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders e.g. clients, external suppliers, commercial and legal teams, operational teams, planning, head office estimating teams etc.
Establishing Robust & Consistent Estimating Processes: Implementing best practice estimating processes and procedures which are also consistent with wider TSPW arrangements (including IT systems). Establishing accurate and competitive rates and norms for work undertaken through the Workington office.
Leading a Team: In anticipation of future growth, the requirement to recruit and develop a small team of estimators/related resources will be required. Effectively leading and developing a small team in support of future business requirements will therefore be required.
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Additional: Although based in the Manchester Office the Lead Estimator will spend on average a couple of days per week at the TSP manufacturing site in Workington, Cumbria. A full driving licence and the flexibility to travel is therefore a requirement for this role.