Buyer / Estimator (Shop Fit-out / Interiors)

WR Support Services
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Buyer / Estimator (Shop Fit-out/Interiors) We have an exciting new opportunity for a Buyer / Estimator to join a market leading and award winning Shop Fit-out company who also specialise in Retail Interior and VM solutions based in Dunstable, Luton. This is a prestigious company, who partner with luxurious retail brands. They understand the Brands they work with often pushing the boundaries to develop a client's brief to the highest standard, with the ability to project manage it through the manufacture and installation process. For the right candidate this really is a unique role not to be missed. Salary: Circa £30,000-40,000 + benefits This is a pivotal role where communication is key as you will work closely with Project Managers, Account Managers, Surveyors and other staff to accurately forecast and cost projects. Role: As a Buyer / Estimator you will have experience of and be expected to * Estimating and analysing materials and components required for each project. * Attend any RFQ/RFP meetings * Work from supplied working drawings and 'take off' the detail such as component level material specifications and requirements * Formulate the bid sheets and quote documents for our to ensure best quote practice and proactive purchasing * Calculate proposals and quotes * Estimate the amount of materials needed and break those into packages suitable for our supply chain * Negotiating and developing project contracts and putting out tenders; * Working with detailed diagrams, plans and drawings; * Communicate and present detail on each project over £50k to key stakeholders (Managing Director, Head of Purchasing) * Occasionally, prepare estimated prices based from design intent drawings * Ensure the proposals selected are those that will offer a decent return on the investment. * Ensure sales paperwork is collected upon order to ensure the purchase order can be raised and signed off. Essential experience: The applicant ideally needs to hold degree relevant to this area which * In-depth knowledge regarding Store Interior, VM, Construction materials, procedures, and costs. * Familiarity with materials such as metals, woods, acrylics and lighting. * Any experience of data analysis is a bonus. * Develop relationships with new and existing subcontractors and suppliers. * Negotiate prices and ensure that supply chain is table. * Produce competitive, commercially viable tenders for new and existing clients. * Must be an excellent communicator as buyers interact with different people of all levels in the industry. * Have good creative ability and an eye for detail. * Passion for retail and excellence. Send your CV now for immediate consideration and interviews to be held at short notice! Salary: Circa £30,000-£40,000 + benefits Based: Dunstable, Luton, Bedfordshire Commutable from: Aylesbury, St Albans, Milton Keynes, Hitchen, Watford, Lecthworth Garden City. White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy