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Tender Specialist / Assistant Sales Manager

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    Technology, Civil and Construction, Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: 25 days paid holiday (and all UK Bank Holidays), Company performance bonuses, Pension and life assurance

  • Contact:

    Jeremy Kabongo

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    +44 (0)121 796 1888

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    27 days ago

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Job Title: Tender Specialist / Assistant Sales Manager
Industry: Creative Engineering
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000
Benefits Package: 25 days paid holiday (and all UK Bank Holidays), Company performance bonuses, Pension and life assurance

My Client is looking for a Tender Specialist / Assistant Sales Manager, ideally has a background in Heavy Lifting Technology. You will be responsible for supporting the sales team focusing on project estimating, technical operations, identifying cost and added value opportunities to customer requests and leading technical matters to provide sales colleagues with a quotation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Analysing: Ensure consistency across multiple customer estimates in terms of fitting solution with minimum legal, fiscal and safety risks. Analyse requests for quotation, prioritise availability of equipment, coordinate the development of project estimates and control budgets for all stages of the opportunity.
  • Tendering: Ensure the quotation is drafted based on the analyses and conclusions. Calculate and set pricing, provide technical guidance related to sales quotations, offer quotation based on the customer requirements.
  • Contract Management: Ensure the quotation meets the contract management standards or escalate in case of deviation. Review and audit customers estimate procedures and practices. May negotiate and confirm contract specifications.
  • Sales Support: Support the sales team by sharing knowledge, notify inconsistencies, hand-over the order to operations and execute routine activities. Technical resource to sales team and provide deeper understanding. Prepare supportive material and reports for the sales team. Provide info and or handover order to operations in consultation with the sales team.
  • Risk Management: Assess estimated costing, legal, equipment and environmental factors with applicable criteria. Analyse the quotation risks as well as identify, describe and estimate risks affecting the business. Propose mitigatory measures.
  • Administration: Coordinate, execute, maintain and-or improve administrative activities and systems, in line with internal requirements. Document and coordinate data on customer requirements. Record quotation data in the (sub)systems.
Key Competences:
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Writing and reporting
  • Applying expertise and technology
  • Analysing
  • Learning and researching
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
  • Following instructions and procedures
Experience and requirements:
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant industry experience.
  • Degree in Business or Logistics related subject.
  • Operation practices.
  • HLT Equipment.
  • Sales (sub)systems.
  • Proficient in ICT Microsoft Office Packages.
  • Excellent level of English both verbal and written.
  • Full right to work in the UK.
  • Valid UK driving licence.
Degree in technical related discipline or equivalent experience/skills

Career development will be possible with both internal and external training available. 

If you could be interested in the role as a Tender Specialist / Assistant Sales Manager, please apply with your latest CV as soon as possible along with your availability and salary expectation. Call Jeremy at Premier Engineering on 0121 796 1888 for further information.