Estimator - Hard Services (EXPIRED)





Job Reference: /TP/10-06/1200/16

Job Title: Estimator - Hard Services

Location: Ipswich

Salary: Competitive

Hours per week: Monday to Friday - 37.5 hours per week

Business Overview

Atalian Servest and OCS have merged to create a new organisation, the OCS Group UK & Ireland. We are a leading facilities management company providing a range of both standalone and integrated services including cleaning, catering, security, technical services, energy management and compliance, front of house, landscaping, logistics, waste management and pest control services. The company has a turnover of £1.5bn and operates across the UK and Ireland with 50,000 colleagues delivering innovative award-winning services to the private and public sectors and supporting the local communities in which it operates.

Role Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Estimator / Estimator - Hard Services to join our passionate and driven team.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Hard Services Estimator to join the team.

The successful candidate will be working within the Commercial Finance team.


  • Informal hybrid / flexible working arrangements
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free fruit in our offices
  • Employee Referral Scheme (if you refer a successful candidate to one of our vacancies)
  • Wide range of retail discounts
  • Regular social and charity events held in our offices
  • Get involved in charity events in the local community


  • Discounted gym membership
  • Eye test £25 voucher and up to £100 towards glasses
  • Join our Cycle to Work scheme via salary sacrifice
  • Access to CHROMA , our internal colleague-led diversity and inclusion community join a committee or take part in our D&I initiatives and events
  • Access to internal Mental Health First Aiders

Career development and recognition

  • Immediate access to Opportunity our internal Learning and Development platform
  • Required professional membership fees paid for
  • Opportunity to win monthly Superstar Awards
  • Long service awards

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interrogate hard services asset information and align with SFG20 maintenance schedules
  • Oversee commercial tender activity including pricing and preparation and submission of client pricing schedules
  • Undertake site visits to determine clients requirements on a project-by-project basis
  • Using excel modelling, work with SFG 20 to create winning propositions
  • Liaising with Sales teams and Operations to develop costing solution
  • Carry out other commercial functions as required
  • Assisting the Lead Estimator and Commercial Manager when tendering TFM opportunities
  • Manage a handover process with the Operations Team on successful tenders
  • Building cost models that flow freely into the various submission templates that clients utilize and generate cost model for board sign-off packs
  • Attendance at tender review meetings and costing sign off meetings

About You:

  • Applicants must have the right to work in the UK
  • Technically qualified in a Mechanical/Electrical discipline
  • Financially competent, with good knowledge of hard services pricing, and working with complex financial models and SFG20
  • Working closely with Business Development and Contract Operations teams in developing technical maintenance solutions
  • Demonstrates high attention to detail, with the ability to effectively prioritize a busy workload, work well under pressure and meet project deadlines
  • Knowledge of hard services, or TFM bidding environment
  • Understanding of HVAC industry
  • An ability to understand, scrutinize and verify supplier and subcontractor quotations for compliancy
  • Well organised with a high attention to detail
  • Experience working with framework pricing such as Crown Commercial Services (CCS), (NEC 4),
  • Awareness of public sector tendering and specifically MoJ, MoD highly desirable
  • Liaise with operational and procurement teams to ensure the smooth transition/implementation for new contracts

How to apply

If you are interested to join a business that encourages professional development, career progression and the chance to work with inspirational people then please click apply!

Alternatively, if you know someone whom you feel would be a good fit for this vacancy, click the link below to refer them and you could win up to £500! (T&Cs apply)


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