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Jacobs Pricing Consultant in Warrington, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

Do you love playing with numbers and being part of a creative, winning team? Do you enjoy directly contributing to a company’s success? Are you looking for an opportunity to widen your experience on challenging strategically important bids? Would you relish the chance to be part of a high performing Sales Team? In the fast paced and high-pressure tendering environment can you keep a cool head and a sense of humour whilst learning new skills and capabilities? If so, then we might be the perfect fit for each other.

We are recruiting a Pricing Consultant who will slot into an already high performing team of pricing professionals. Being an integral part of the Sales Team, you will be expected to become an increasingly valued specialist working on a range of pricing activities. You will work on a varied portfolio of opportunities encompassing, projects, frameworks, consultancy, EPC/EPCM and partnering based tenders in the UK but with the opportunity to also work on tenders for international clients.

The Pricing Consultant will report to Head of Pricing and work with the small established pricing team and in close liaison with the wider sales team. They will play an active part in developing pricing for strategically important bids. Pricing will range from simple rated works to more complex and innovative commercial models encompassing EPC pricing and risk / reward mechanisms.

There will be an opportunity to be involved in all aspects of pricing, including the development, and setting of our Pricing Policy. Additional functions will include departmental reporting, maintenance and continuous improvement of systems used by the team.

This role would suit someone with a working knowledge of a commercial contracting environment and with an aptitude for working with figures, problem solving and creative thinking. A good working knowledge of Excel and a willingness to learn, progress and develop in this environment are equally essential requirements.

  • Working as both an individual and within a team to prepare and submit all aspects of pricing on allocated projects / opportunities.

  • Developing and optimising pricing models

  • Authoring of Basis of Estimate documents and Tender Pricing Notes

  • Taking part in the tender governance process and leading on the presentation of pricing solutions

  • Liaison with internal teams and collation of all relevant information for tender risks, pricing, and supply chain activities

  • Following company processes and procedures, whilst seeking continuous improvement

  • Composing tender responses relating to price

  • Challenging the Sales & Operations teams to drive up margins

  • Contributing to continuous development of the Pricing Team

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Must be an excellent team player who is comfortable communicating with individuals from all levels and functional areas.

  • Highly number literate.

  • Knowledge of commercial and pricing mechanisms.

  • Knowledge of supply chain processes for obtaining pricing.

  • Good organisational skills.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite with advanced Excel skills.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

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Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.