Vacancy for Estimator

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Location Home Based with National Travel
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Remuneration £45,000-£55,000 per annum plus benefits dependant on experience
Job Reference GR/10248

The Hard/Soft Estimator is a pivotal role in winning new and retaining existing strategic clients.

You will provide pricing expertise to the solutions team and develop market leading solutions and cost modelling for both single service and total facilities management (TFM) strategic bids.

This role attracts an annual salary of up to £55,000 dependent on experience plus a £5100 per annum car allowance

This role is home based with regular UK wide travel

Responsibilities will include:

Leading the solution design and cost modelling under the direction of the bid lead

Reviewing client requirements, tender packs and data sets to labour load new and innovative solutions

Managing relationships with third party suppliers for services that OCS cannot self-deliver

Undertaking site visits and surveys to validate information and identify innovation

Modelling comprehensive funds when required

Completing the solution approach element to sign off packs identifying all risks and mitigations

Compiling overarching caveats to be included in bid submissions

Owning the bid solution in presentations

Liaising with the financial analyst to ensure cost models are completed correctly

Producing savings glidepaths that enhance our bid offering

Remaining up to date in the latest trends and innovation within the Hard/Soft FM Industry

Experience required/Personal attributes

Proven track record of Solutioning TFM and Hard/Soft FM contracts worth >£5m per annum

Familiar with cost models and internal P&Ls

Good understanding of operational processes and challenges together with demonstrable experience in creating solutions.

Ability to communicate at all levels both internally and externally, with a professional approach at all times.

Ability to hold strategic conversations at senior management level with clients

What will you get in return?

  • An enhanced pension scheme (above auto enrolment rates) - to save for the future
  • Life Assurance – to protect your family should the worst happen
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays on top
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Private Medical Insurance – to protect you
  • Access to 100s of high street discounts
  • Financial Wellbeing support - Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Health & Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group UK Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves. We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job. We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities. We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer