Our client is seeking to recruit an energetic and ambitious Estimator to join their team based in Kildare.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing tenders on our internal system for projects, from small scale industries and private clients to government and public bodies
  • Preparing Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PQQ) in a timely and efficient manner
  • Liaise with marketing, HR and finance departments for support documents for tenders
  • Following up on submission of tender documents
  • To determine the needs of the client and to use your initiative in relation to the services the company provides
  • Diary Management of quoting and tendering
  • Responding to emails within the specified timeframes as per company policy
  • Producing documentation as necessary using Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Creating client/industry presentations using PowerPoint
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently, while maintaining good working relationships with all colleagues
  • Assist with our continual development of an efficient tendering process
  • Estimation of survey projects (full training will be provided as necessary)
  • Dealing with basic administrative requests from existing and potential clients
  • Review and input to our CRM, including data management
  • Dealing with queries from clients and management
  • Supporting reporting functions by compiling reports and completing and analysing excel databases.
  • Previous experience of accounts is not essential, but a good level of maths will be an advantage as will proficiency in Excel with some understanding of how formulas work in spreadsheets


  • Excellent communication skills with fluent English
  • Self-motivated and an ability to work on your own initiative
  • Some experience in a similar role
  • Skills that enable collaboration and communication, be able to write both creatively and logically to produce quality and compelling bid documents
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • The ability to prioritize tasks and be able to manage several projects and tasks simultaneously; and the ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Presentation and organisational skills in relation to tender submissions
  • Be diligent and can recommend improvements on existing procedures if appropriate
  • You will be working in a fast-moving environment that will need structure to get things done
  • Strong commercial acumen and numeracy skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to find solutions and alternative methods rather than just follow instructions
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi task

For more info you can contact Chris on 0949029944 or you can forward your CV to

Your Recruitment Consultant is Chris Gavaghan

Chris Gavaghan
Chris recently joined the Arcon Recruitment team as a resourcer for the very busy construction division. A native of Swinford, Chris has recently returned from a number of years spent in Dublin. He has vast experience in a variety of industries including Hospitality and Construction. Chris has a strong background in recruitment and worked with a number of high profile Irish and multinational companies on large recruitment projects. Chris is currently tasked with sourcing top level construction candidates and highlighting opportunities that Arcon have with our clients in the construction industry.