Data and Network Estimator in United Kingdom

Applying for the Data and Network Estimator role

Job Title: Data and Network Estimator
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £0 - £200,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Manufacturing
Sub Sector: Other Manufacturing
Job Reference No: /MS/02-04/1134/20

Job Description

Job Reference: /MS/02-04/1134/20

Job Title: Data and Network Estimator

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: Competitive

Hours per week: Monday to Friday - 40 hours per week

Business Overview

Atalian Servest and OCS have merged to create a new organisation, the OCS Group UK & Ireland. We are a leading facilities management company providing a range of both standalone and integrated services including cleaning, catering, security, technical services, energy management and compliance, front of house, landscaping, logistics, waste management and pest control services. The company has a turnover of GBP1.5bn and operates across the UK and Ireland with 50,000 colleagues delivering innovative award-winning services to the private and public sectors and supporting the local communities in which it operates.

Job Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Data and Network Estimator to join our passionate and driven team based at our client`s site in Edinburgh

The key objective of this role will be to initially support the Estimating Manger to create an efficient and successful Estimating Team.

The final decisions on any Bids will be discussed and agreed with the Director of Data Cabling and Networks

Key Responsibilities:


- Conducting a review of each new Tender then create and implement an action plan
- Allocating Tender Deliverables to relevant Departments
- Undertake the `take off` from the drawing and specification; transferring quantities into Estimation and sending out enquiries for materials and specialist sub-contractors
- Ensuring all risks are recorded and accounted for within the tender
- Maintenance of reliable tendering databases; involving collation of all necessary information from individual tenders and assisting the Bid Manager to create & maintain a valuable source of information for future tenders


- Maintaining appropriate contact with customer to ensure a clear understanding of key elements within the bid
- Follow up on submitted tenders until conclusion

People Management

- Liaising with Commercial, Design, Operations and Bid Support where applicable to ensure a compliant tender
- Providing support or direct attendance at Post Tender Interviews / PT Presentation

- Health & Safety
- Ensuring all employees are aware of their obligations under the Arthur McKay Health & Safety Policy, and that work is carried out in accordance with the policy at all times
- Ensuring that all health, safety and environmental incidents and complaints are reported and investigated and that action points arising from site safety surveys, audits, accident reports and other recommendations are successfully closed off

About You:

- Applicants must have the right to work in the UK


- Prior experience in the Building Services sector, whether from an operational or formal estimating background
- Experience in reading and understanding tender drawings and bill of quantities
- Experience working with and developing schedule of rates
- Strong PC Skills in particular MS Excel, Word and Power-Point
- Full Driving Licence


- Professional or Trade related vocational qualification
- Experience in `Estimation` Software or similar

Personal Attributes

- Strong customer focus and professionalism
- Proven negotiation skills
- Ability to think analytically, and an aptitude for creative thinking
- A high level of numeracy and commercial awareness
- Ability to work equally well in team situations or on own
- Strong organisational skills, and the ability to manage and prioritise resources
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Ability to meet tight deadlines
- Receptivity and adaptability to change
- Ability to acknowledge and stay focused during periods of increased workload

Additionally, this role will require Disclosure Scotland Clearance. Baseline or other similar security clearance may also be required.


- Wide range of retail discounts
- Discounted gym membership
- Join our Cycle to Work scheme
- Access to `CHROMA`, our internal colleague-led diversity and inclusion community - join a committee or take part in our events
- Access to internal Mental Health First Aiders
- Immediate access to `Opportunity` our internal Learning and Development platform
- Required professional membership fees paid for
- Win monthly Atalian Servest Superstar Awards

How to apply

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