Sales Estimator

Job: Sales Estimator
Department: Sales
Working hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Various

We are currently searching for a Sales Estimator to join Heras.
If you are looking for on the job training and development and opportunity for growth within an industry leading brand with big ambitions then please do send in your application without delay.

Starting in 1952 as a small family-owned fencing and gate company, Heras has grown into a leading European end-to-end supplier of perimeter protection solutions. We operate in 8 countries and employ over 350 people in the UK with a global headcount of more than 1100 experts.

We are committed to being a diverse international employer of choice by embracing diversity and attracting, rewarding, and developing exceptional talent. We are proud to say that approximately 50% of our UK employees have been with us for over 5 years.

The Sales Estimator will report to the Commercial Manager, based in the UK. This role is predominately office based but may require occasional travel to visit customers or to other Heras sites. The purpose of the role is to prepare estimations of work by gathering specifications, proposals, material costs and labour. The role will include building relationships with clients whilst promoting business products and services to maximise sale opportunities.

Role Overview

A general description of the duties of the Sales Estimator are as follows:

  • Provide a quality and timely estimating service to customers based on their needs and budget
  • Offer advice and guidance to customers and deliver excellent customer service
  • Analyse drawings, specifications and other documentation to prepare estimates
  • Maintain accurate records of estimates and sales
  • Achieve KPIs and sales targets
  • Gain a clear understanding of customer’s business needs
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as required in which you adequately trained to carry out

Role Requirements

Essential:

  • Wealth of experience working within a similar role
  • Good knowledge of perimeter protection products
  • Good at building working relationships
  • Practical approach to work and problems
  • Ability to understand drawings and plans
  • Experience within the construction or engineering industry
  • Good working level of ICT skills on applications such as Excel, Word and Outlook

Desirable:

  • Good knowledge of perimeter protection products

Personal Skills

  • High level of attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships
  • Good organisation skills with the ability to prioritise workloads
  • Committed to delivering the utmost service/support to the business and our customers
  • Reliable team player

Selection Process

We will be doing initial CV screening where successful candidates will be contacted for an initial telephone chat so that we can talk through your CV, your career ambitions, and why you would like to work for us.

If successful at this stage you will be invited for a face to face interview; details which will be provided to you.

Send your application to vacancies@heras.co.uk by close of business on Friday 17th September 2020