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EV Estimator

Requisition ID: 58122

Domain: Energy Management/Electric Vehicles

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Head of Design and Estimating to join our EV Charging Solutions business the role will be home based with some additional national travel. This is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, company vehicle or allowance, bonus and benefits package.

The Head of Design and Estimating will have an excellent working knowledge of bids, proposals and pricing.  Leading a team of Surveyors and Bid Coordinators.

What will you deliver?

  • The role will have management responsibility for a Surveyor and Bid coordinators.
  • You will contribute directly to Equan’s strategic vision of empowering transitions; working towards a low carbon future.
  • Will need to have an excellent eye for detail and be able to manage conflicting priorities and inspire the team to put the customer at the heart of our solutions.
  • You will work with key stakeholders, including the sales team and the supply chain, to deliver winning proposals in support of our business targets and objectives.
  • Work with the Business Development Director to navigate the internal governance requirements, ensuring that tender submissions are appropriately authorised before submission.
  • You will be responsible for the quality and competitiveness of our quotes, proposals and tenders.
  • Work with the Operations Project Managers, Stock and Logistics Manager and Operations Director.
  • Support the sales team to provide solutions that meet client requirements, at an appropriate price point, and maintain an excellent win rate.

What can we offer you? 

On offer is a competitive salary, car or car allowance, bonus and benefits package, which includes;

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2x times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Bid management experience essential
  • Electrical engineering background
  • People management experience preferred
  • Numeracy
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Ability to resolve complex issues
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Presentation proposal and report writing skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Developed experience of sales process


  • Knowledge of the EV market strongly preferred

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.