Commercial Estimator Africa Pricing Desk
PNet (Pty) Ltd
Cape Town
8d ago

Commercial Estimator

  • Plan, organize, prioritise and control estimating activities for the Over Border Africa & Project Cargo divisions in a business-
  • like, efficient, productive and organised manner

  • Review client specifications, prepare, coordinate, review and distribute estimates in accordance with company policy and procedures, workflow, and work Instructions
  • Quality control of all quote requests ensuring accuracy of layout and content
  • Following up on estimates issued to confirm it has been received and meets the requirements of the client and priced competitively
  • Prepare RFQ packages to service providers and review quotes
  • Show creativity and resourcefulness to gain better pricing from sub-contractors
  • Handle all sub-contractor interactions in a manner designed to build a long-term relationship
  • Build strong win-win relationships with all departments within the business operate as one team
  • Do whatever it takes to ensure that quotes and proposals are competitive
  • The employee may be required to arrive early, stay late or perform tasks not specifically outlined in the job description to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Double-check all critical work deliverables to minimise mistakes
  • Attend project proposal site visits as requested
  • Prepare reports and analysis pertinent to Overborder & Project Cargo estimating as requested by management
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in the transport / road freight industry in
  • South / Southern / Sub-Saharan Africa (NON-NEGOTIABLE)
  • Knowledge of various vehicle configurations / restrictions / Cross Border statutory
  • regulations / SADC documentation / Contra Marca / Despachante / Volumetric calculations
  • High level computer literacy in M.O. & CargoWise One preferable
  • High level of numeracy, practical & logical thinking
  • Excellent communication (written & verbal) in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills & adept at transactional analysis
  • Possess an analytical brain to solve all challenges
  • Confident and accomplished in their private, public & personal lives
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