Head of Sales & Estimating


Head of Sales & Estimating

Business Area: Property Services

Place of Work: Slough

Contract Type: Permanent


Welcome to Osborne – A World of Possibilities


We believe we are one of the leading construction businesses in the UK. As a family-owned business, we have the freedom and flexibility to take a different approach and provide an inclusive environment which is aligned to our core values of Quality, Integrity, Openness, Caring and Progressive. As a responsible employer we are also committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our people at all times. We focus on creating structures and spaces that provide an environment for people to thrive in and solutions for our customers that provide a better experience during the creation. However large the project or contract, we know that it is always personal to the people who use it and those that are responsible for it. We hope that these things are just as important to you.

Our Osborne Property Services Business


Our Property Services business works with local authorities and social housing landlords in evolving new approaches to maintaining social housing stock. Our focus is on total asset management, value creation, and delivering exceptional experiences for our customers and their residents, reducing the reliance on reactive repairs, whilst our partnership ethos brings fresh thinking, innovation and flexibility. We also work in collaboration with sustainable construction specialists and key supplier partners offering social housing providers a comprehensive and fully integrated zero carbon retrofit service.

The Opportunity


We have a great opportunity for a leader to join our Property Services business as Head of Sales and Estimating. The Head of Sales and Estimating will be responsible for managing and supervising the business development and estimating functions. The Head of Sales and Estimating will be part of the senior management team and through effective identification, pricing and winning of opportunities support our strategic growth plans. The role will manage the tendering process of the team including allocation of staff to specific duties for each tender process providing support on adjudications, establishing technical standards and procedures, and have overall responsibility for the development of the teams.

This is a hybrid role and can be based in any of our Property Services office including Slough, Hemel Hempstead, Winchester or Littlehampton.


What are we looking for?


Its essential that you have an estimating background, if you have worked in a wider pre-construction role supporting business development activities that would be ideal. You will understand the pricing structures within social housing and be able to deliver success through your team. You will be an excellent communicator and be able to liaise in a professional and engaging way with both existing and new potential customers. Attention to detail, effective planning and organisational skills are all key to success as will the ability to remain focused and determined to support collective success for the Property Services business.

Our Benefits
  • Competitive Salary and Company Car (dependent on position)
  • Flexible working
  • Company Pension
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Gift Day off for your Birthday
  • Private Health Insurance (after qualifying period dependent on level)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Trade Discount Cards
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
If this sounds a lot like you, and your approach to your work is the same as ours, we would love to hear from you. If we end up working together, we will give you a great environment to work in with real opportunities for you to shine, deliver great work and develop your career.


Please note that we would also make reasonable adjustments where possible to ensure that our places of work are inclusive and allow us to support the creation of a diverse and engaged business.
Due to the nature of the work that Osborne are involved in, additional criminal record checks maybe required to carry out particular roles. This will be clarified during the interview process.
If you have any further queries regarding this role, please contact the Resourcing Team on resourcing@osborne.co.uk

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