Electrical Estimator - Cork

Ref No. BHN518839
Location Cork, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


A fantastic opportunity to join a leading utilities contractor in Ireland.


Minimum 3 years' experience in estimation, ideally electrical

The Job

Are you an experienced electrical estimator with utilities background looking for a new opportunity. Though primarily based in Cork this role has the opportunity to work flexibly on various projects across Ireland and Europe.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the production, quality and timely delivery of compliant, commercially sounds, market-leading, winning bids and proposals.
  • Prepare and review the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer.
  • Track and effectively manage issues and risks throughout the bid process.
  • Contribute to the written proposal - both in terms of content and presentation.
  • Manage and present the financials and ensure Bids have gone through the appropriate commercial signoff process.
  • Understand and resolve complex technical, strategic and business issues.
  • Manage the handover process (to Operations) for all won opportunities.
  • Interface with all parts of business as necessary for the completion of bids and proposals.
  • Perform a review of win and loss opportunities to ensure key lessons are learned.
  • Reviewing trends and carrying out data analysis to identify areas for improvement.
  • Identify, agree and deliver on key performance indicators for the Role.
  • Support and assist the BD Director in all BD related matters.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Ideally degree educated - in a related electrical/mechanical/construction field.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in electrical estimating with a contractor.
  • Good working knowledge of pricing and quantification methods
  • Experience of MV/HV electrical work.
  • Experience managing multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Business and Technical Writing is desirable but not essential.
  • Understand the procurement process.
  • Proficient at producing and presenting proposals.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good time management skills and ability to multitask.
  • Ability to set and meet objectives.
  • Strong understanding of the customer journey.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent commercial knowledge and understanding
  • Strong IT skills with Microsoft Office packages, including diagnostic skills
  • Good Business Knowledge
  • Ability to "roll the sleeves up" and work independently

Salary: A competitive remuneration package with excellent prospects for career development will be offered to suitable candidates

Robin Brown
manages this role


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