Estimator - Soft Services Up to £60,000 pa + Bonus + Car allowance

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Full Time/Permanent
Facilities Management (main)
£50,000 to £74,999
£55k - 60k per year + Bonus
All London
21-01-2022 11:09 AM
18/02/2022 11:10

The Role: Estimator – Soft Services

Sector: Facilities Management

Salary: £60,000pa + Bonus + Car Allowance

Location: Homebased with Travel

Our client is a leading, global Facilities Service provider who have an excellent reputation and continue to win contracts across both private and public sector.

Due to their continued growth, we are now looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join the team.

The Key Purpose of The Role:

The Estimator will actively participate in collaborative soft services bid teams to develop winning solutions that meet client’s requirements and deliver profitable long-term cash flows through contract retention, contract extensions and new contract wins.

Focusing specifically on soft services estimating, costing, commercial review and risk / opportunity analysis.  

The Estimator will be a key member of the bid team from the outset of a bid through to contract close.

The Good News:

The Estimator can be home based anywhere in the UK, so long as you can travel when required.

The salary is incredibly competitive in the market and total package is exceptional.

The company are stable, established and dedicated to their people agenda, actively promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the group at all levels.

All About You:

Ideally you be experienced in both private and public sector procurement and have strong commercial and contractual skills. A key requirement of the Estimator role will be initially reviewing and analysing bid documents / asset data to identify pricing requirements, data gaps, specification and contractual issues that may impact costing, pricing and the bid as a whole. You will need to cope with large quantities of data, be able to assess for gaps and raise clarifications. You will also need extensive working knowledge of potential labour cost.

You will be the owner of all cost and pricing information for the bids you support and should be familiar with a number of FM related costing approaches such Bottom Up and Top Down

You can expect to take a lead role in estimating, costing and solution development on large single service bids and also to act in support, providing the soft services costings on multi-service bids.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage all pricing and commercial risk aspects of a bid
  • Own and be 100% responsible and accountable for the accuracy of all aspects of bids to which the Analyst is assigned
  • Drive the commercial solution and pricing strategy and identify risks and opportunities inherent in the bid
  • Employ company benchmarking constructively, to check and refine our competitive advantage, ensuring that the estimates underpinning our bids are both competitive and deliverable
  • Fully cost soft services solutions from asset list and site visits
  • Manage and gather subcontractor quotations
  • To arrange and chair financial workshops within the tendering program


  • Professional qualification and appropriate professional body membership desirable
  • Operational experience - desirable
  • Recognised qualifications along with a demonstrable technical competence - essential


  • Minimum 3 years proven experience in successful estimating within Facilities Management or comparable industry
  • Proven experience within a data analysis/comparable role, with a track record of accurate costings and being part of a winning team
  • Proven experience working in Private and Public Sector Procurement, e.g. Crown Commercial Services and National Health Service bids

The Role: Business – Soft Services

Sector: Facilities Management

Salary: £60,000pa + Bonus + Car Allowance

Location: Homebased with Travel

To be considered for this rewarding and flexible role, please send your CV to

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You must be able to live and work without restriction in the UK.


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