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Trainee Commercial Coordinator (Estimator)

As a Trainee Commercial Coordinator (Estimator), you’ll provide assistance to colleagues in the Commercial Team, whilst learning the role of a Commercial Coordinator.

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Job title:

Trainee Commercial Coordinator (Estimator)

Salary:

£18,500 - £22,500

Base:

Great Gransden, Bedfordshire, SG19 3AR

Hours per week:

39 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Commercial Coordinator (Estimator) to join our team based in Great Gransden, Bedfordshire. This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis in return for a competitive salary, and is a fantastic opportunity to develop within our Commercial Team.

We are focused on creating unique houses for our customers to live in. Our bespoke design service, quality of build, attention to detail and commitment to customer service is admired across the industry. We continue to lead the way with innovation in design, service and product package.

As a Trainee Commercial Coordinator (Estimator), you’ll provide assistance to colleagues in the Commercial Team, whilst learning the role of a Commercial Coordinator, with the goal of moving into this position in 18 months once suitably qualified.

Responsibilities of our Trainee Commercial Coordinator (Estimator)

  • Becoming familiar with Infusionsoft (CRM system) to accurately record details of all customers, estimates /quotations
  • Liaising with sales to ensure specification is correct and satisfies the customers’ requirements
  • Liaising with suppliers to get accurate quotations that can be used by the wider team
  • Performing office duties such as maintaining both the electronic and physical archive systems
  • Assisting other members of the commercial team to fulfil their roles
  • Gaining experience of the wider company by spending time with each different department to understand how everything works together
  • Building relationships with other departments to facilitate smooth transition of projects through the business
  • Ultimately, undertaking detailed and accurate take-offs to aid the preparation of quotations and obtain structural appraisals where required. And prepare and submit quotations and complete amendments and revisions as may be necessary
  • Supporting and attending occasional marketing events and self-build shows to help build our project enquiry pipeline (weekend working may be required for which the company will offer a requisite day in lieu)
  • Working to demanding work schedules and meet deadlines
  • Following process maps to ensure process and handovers are efficient
  • Assisting and supporting the Estimating Manager and undertake duties as may be delegated by them

Skills and Experience required of our Trainee Commercial Coordinator (Estimator)

  • Good standard of education, and strong IT literacy skills
  • Excellent team player with strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Motivated, keen to learn and forge a successful career for themselves
  • Whilst not essential, any knowledge of the construction industry or timber frame systems would be highly beneficial


If you are a dynamic and self-motivated individual, articulate and able to communicate effectively at all levels we would like to hear from you. To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to: Nicola.Stonebridge@kingspan.com