Core tasks and responsibilities envisaged for this position are, but not limited to : Drafting Proposals and project plans for tenders and private clients
Assist with writing project plans, proposals, approaches and methodologies that are in line with tender requirements and scope of work.
Assist with drafting proposals for prospective clients in the private sector based on information obtained during a site visit or directly from the client.
Pricing Schedule and Estimating
Assist with pricing basic items in tenders with capacity to develop skills in estimating and understanding of civil related tenders.
Eventually take on more responsibility with tender pricing.
Quote on private sector work as and when required. Building Schedule of Rates
Assist in building rates spreadsheet for all provinces in South Africa. Attend tender briefing sessions and submissions Liaise with suppliers
Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate better rates for use in tenders and private sector work. Liaise with prospective clients
Assist with following up on requests from prospective clients.
Assist with following up on tender outcomes and award information.
Assist with site investigations when required. Report Writing Research content related to tenders
Conduct research on site conditions. Research emerging or relevant techniques and trends related to the scope of work. A Tertiary education would be beneficial;
however, it is not a strict requirement in order to be considered for this position. The Company is looking to employ a candidate with a background in sales / procurement, who also has a technical understanding of the civil engineering field and water sector. Skills :
Experienced in using the Microsoft Office suite, and is well versed in using Excel
Technical report writing
Easily adaptable / versatile
Works well independently
The ability to build and improve upon information and techniques provided during training *Additional
Requirements : Own vehicle
Valid drivers licence
Able to work flexible hours, outside of the normal 08h00 to 17h00
Willing to travel and drive long distances, if necessary