Estimating Manager Portsmouth

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Callie Warner

Estimating Manager need to join one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. Would you like to be involved in high profile projects which will offer longevity and career progression?

The successful Estimating Manager will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

* Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
* Enhanced annual leave
* Competitive Pension Plan
* Career Progression
* Company contributed Share Incentive
* Flexible working programme
* Childcare vouchers
* Cycle2work
* Local and national employee discounts
* Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Estimating Manager will include:

Compiling, where appropriate, and owning the costing and pricing for the key campaign pricing activities
Being influential and providing leadership and direction in defining, delivering, reviewing and challenging the bid and project solutions
Challenging the current business solution / process and cost base to introduce innovative approaches to win competitive bids, including adoption of new Estimating systems, tools and processes and to ensure Single Source bids conform to the Single Source Contracting Regulations
Playing a major role in the bid teams, influencing senior management and contributing to the overall business winning process
Performing analysis for different pricing methods, scenarios and business models, as appropriate for the bids and campaigns, to support the internal approvals and the competitiveness of the bid
Managing and developing one or more junior Estimating team members
Working with the Commercial, Engineering, Operations, Finance, Supply Chain and other relevant functions to request, review, challenge and validate inputs to the estimates, ensuring they are robust, reasonable and align to the bid and campaign solutions
Supporting the bid teams in preparing any analysis and approval documentation related to the costing and pricing of the bid

What you need to be the successful Estimating Manager:

In order to be the successful Estimating Manager and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:


Experience of major bids

People management experience

Estimating, costing and pricing background

Diverse portfolio of projects

Must be eligible for Security Clearance


Defence/MOD background would be ideal but not essential

A good practical understanding of Bid Management tools and processes, including the Life Cycle Management Framework would be desirable

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Estimating Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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