"Business Development Coordinator/Estimator (Arboriculture)" job, jobs
Resourcing Group3. January 2018
Job Description This role will be an integral part within the business development and lead generation function. The objective of the role is to assist in the securing of business opportunities for existing and new clients and to help grow the revenue of the various clients that we engage with, profitably. The successful candidate will support the pricing and compiling of proposals to win new business and retain existing contracts. The role offers opportunities for an individual to enhance existing and develop new skills, whilst contributing to the company's growth and success. Reporting directly to General Manager whilst working closely with sales managers, the candidate will be required to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills and preferably have experience in business development and estimating although training will be provided. Key responsibilities of the role will be to: Pricing tenders in accordance with company policy. Preparation of written submissions accompanying tenders professionally and to timescale. Ensure the accurate and timely completion of tender submissions. Preparing and presenting tender information to the General Manager, Sales Manager(s) and / or Regional Director. Lead Generation of new customers Quoting works and chasing responses Assist in the preparation for pre and post tender interviews in order to deliver high quality and relevant presentations on behalf of the company. Assist in identifying suitable tendering opportunities for the Company to pursue. Assist in identifying opportunities within existing businesses, and work to secure long term extensions. Undertake necessary research and communicate with General/Sales Managers and operational staff to obtain all necessary information required to submit tenders. Establish knowledge of the company's key markets and competitors, and carry out market research projects in order to maintain this knowledge base. Ensure the business's record keeping with respect to its tenders and contracts is kept up to date. Assist in the programming of new jobs Undertake site measurement and mapping to support GIS and work programming. To take on any associated project work within the organisation to assist the smooth running of the business. Prepare reports for the General Manager and Sales team. Undertake other duties as may reasonably be required. PERSON SPECIFICATION Skills/ Competencies This position would suit a motivated individual looking to develop their career. Experience in the landscaping industry is desirable but not essential. Qualifications Degree-calibre education is preferable, with demonstrable strong numerical ability and written skills. Good level of competency in Microsoft Office in particular a high level of proficiency in Excel is essential. Personal Qualities Among the personal characteristics sought will be: Analytical, methodical and well organised Highly numerate with excellent IT skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills A strong can do hands on approach and a willingness to learn An understanding of, and an empathy with operational issues An assertive and confident manner Innovative High levels of enthusiasm Resilience Flexibility. There will be a requirement to work away from the main office location as required. A team player Able to work on own initiative and be independent but also be recognised as part of the regional team. Multi tasking Able to promote the company in a credible and responsible manner Strong in planning and time management Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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