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Centrica Business Solutions is part of Centrica – a global energy and services company dedicated to satisfying the changing needs of its customers.

We provide construction services to deliver projects across the UK for industrial and commercial customers wishing to reduce energy consumption and/or generate energy. As we grow, recruiting the right people is essential and we currently have an opportunity for a Estimator.

We are looking for a Estimator who seeks the challenge and opportunities of working for a leading blue chip organisation.

  • Location: Salford, Manchester, with some travel to other offices and client sites
  • Salary: Competitive and generous benefits package

The Role

Due to the predicted growth for Centrica Business Solutions, there is a need to recruit an Estimator to support the preparation of new bids and proposals. Projects are expected to cover multiple technologies, including CHP, powergen, diesel generator enablement, solar and battery storage.

Key accountabilities:

  • Produce total project estimates
  • Handover successful bids to project team
  • Create pricing models
  • Support benchmarking/lessons learnt activities
  • Obtain third party quotes
  • Work across multiple functions to ensure collaboration

The Person

Centrica seeks an enthusiastic individual willing to learn about the energy solutions on offer and improve the estimating support on offer within the division.

Specific competencies:

  • Good academic background
  • Strong communication
  • Emotionally resilient
  • Proactive
  • Sound written and presentation skills
  • Numerate with analysis and reporting skills

Preferred competencies:

  • Estimating experience
  • Construction knowledge/background
  • Engineering knowledge/background

The Company

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

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