Job Title

Estimator and Quantity Coordinator

South Africa, Gauteng
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R30000 - R40000 Per Month
Area: South Africa, Gauteng
Sector: Manufacturing
Posted: 28 May 2024

Job Details

Estimator and QS Coordinator role:

Based in Centurion, Irene


  • Preparing and Managing Sales Quotations: Generate accurate and timely sales quotations based on customer requirements, pricing guidelines, and sales team input.
  • Analyse floor plans and technical drawings and other documentation to prepare cost materials, and labour estimates.
  • Maintaining Quotation Records: Keep detailed records of all quotations issued, including pricing, terms, and any special conditions. Ensure records are organized and easily accessible.


  • Coordinating with Sales Team: Collaborate closely with the sales team to understand customer needs, pricing strategies, and competitive factors. Provide support in preparing complex or high-value quotations.


  • Responding to Sales Inquiries: Address customer inquiries regarding quotations, pricing, and terms in a timely and professional manner. Provide clarification and negotiate terms when necessary.


  • Tracking and Analysing Quotation Data: Monitor the effectiveness of quotations by tracking conversion rates, sales volume, and profitability. Use data analysis to identify trends and opportunities for improvement.


  • Ensuring Accuracy and Compliance: Ensure that quotations are accurate, comply with company policies and pricing guidelines, and are aligned with contractual requirements.


  • Coordinating with Other Departments: Work closely with other departments such as finance, operations, and customer service to coordinate activities related to quotations, orders, and customer requirements.


  • Updating Pricing and Product Information: Keep pricing and product information up to date in quotation systems and databases. Communicate changes to the sales team as needed.


  • Providing Administrative Support: Assist the Commercial team with administrative tasks such as preparing reports, maintaining company databases.


  • Continuous Improvement: Proactively identify opportunities to streamline processes, improve efficiency, and enhance the customer experience related to sales quotations


  • BCom degree or similar
  • Experience as a Sales costing administrator or similar role.
  • Experience / exposure in finance will also  be  beneficial
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.


Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including complex formulas and functions.
  • Communication tools (Skype, Zoom)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite
  • Knowledge of the construction industry
  • Knowledge of construction methods, materials, and regulations added advantage