Senior Estimator (LDW)

Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems - Loudwater

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Senior Estimator – Permanent – (LDW)

Candidate questions?

Do you want to be part of a Commercial team supporting business winnings and managing contracts?

Are you able to influence and provide professional guidance to bid teams? 

Some Key Responsibilities:

  • To be the lead estimator on large, complex & high value projects.
  • To improve estimating efficiency through proper usage of tools available to the Company.
  • To provide detailed and accurate cost estimates with clear rationale.
  •  Ensure estimates are developed, reviewed and submitted on time.
  • Provide detailed information breakdown including NRE, materials, labour, contingencies, and provenance of estimates etc.
  • Highlight key risks and develop mitigation plans

Additional Requirements:

  • Pipedrive, ERP systems and Microsoft office packages
  • Office Based with UK and Overseas travel


Job Reference: AUG20192635
Salary: Competitive
Category: Management
Contract: Permanent - Full Time
Closing Date: October 31, 2019

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Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems

Welcome to Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems, part of the Ultra Electronics Group, we are a UK-based solutions provider and systems integrator that operates in the Defence and Aerospace markets, where we deliver world-leading products, solutions and services to both national and international customers.

I feel that my contribution to the success of the business really is appreciated and this motivates me to keep improving.

…The culture at Ultra Electronics is very friendly and people are always willing to help each other. I really enjoy working here and am continually learning and developing my skills.

Senior management is very approachable and has an open door policy which helps effective communication. I feel that my contribution to the success of the business really is appreciated and this motivates me to keep improving…

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UK UltraSelect Benefits

As a UK employee you are offered company paid life assurance and membership of a contributory pension scheme as part of UltraSelect, the Group's flexible benefits scheme. Each year Ultra offers a SAYE scheme for all employees. UltraSelect offers important benefits flexibility for all UK employees by giving you the opportunity to consider how you wish to receive your benefits package from the company.

Up to 4x life assurance pension
Private medical insurance
Dental plan
Health screening
AESOP (All Employee Share Ownership Plan)
Holiday flexibility
Retail vouchers
Childcare vouchers
Salary Sacrifice for Cars scheme