JOB TITLE: Tendering / Bid Manager (Engineering)

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Coventry
Job Reference : 10392 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 03/02/2014
Salary & Benefits : £50000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, BUPA
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

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Job Summary

Tendering / Bid Manager (Engineering) £50k + car, bonus, pension, BUPA + flexible benefits Coventry

Job Description

Tendering / Bid Manager (Engineering)
£50k + car, bonus, pension, BUPA + flexible benefits

The Opportunity:

Tendering / Bid Manager (Engineering) required for our client who are based in Leeds. The Tendering / Bid Manager (Engineering) role offers an opportunity to come in to one of the world's leading companies in their field at a high level, with a defined plan for career and personal progression in to senior roles.

The Role:

For the Tendering / Bid Manager (Engineering) we are looking for an individual who has strong technical and leadership skills. The Tendering / Bid Manager (Engineering) role will be managing a team of around 10 tendering engineers and the tendering will be within the electrical engineering aspect with pieces of apparatus like PLC's, SCADA systems, automotive and such (up to £5m).

* To manage a team of Tendering Engineers in order to provide customised quotations, product selection and solutions, price and delivery on behalf of Industry.
* Liaise with the Commercial activity and appropriate internal departments to ensure maximum benefits to the Company and its customers in terms of margin, service and response.
* To manage the department budget and maximise sales potential and profitability of the appropriate solution and product baskets.

The Person:

For the Tendering / Bid Manager (Engineering) you will come from an engineering background and have good electrical knowledge (preferable). You will have a team of 10 and so you must have managed a similar team. The leadership skills are very important here as we want someone to make this "department their own".

* Minimum of HNC or equivalent, preferably in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Discipline
* Demonstrable experience in a Bid role
* Ability to lead, motivate, delegate and work well within a team
* Well developed interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
* Excellent negotiation skills
* Excellent time/project management skills
* Comprehensive understanding and application of Commercial T&Cs

The Company:

The Company are the market leader across the world in their particular field and are open of the fastest growing companies in Europe currently. They have over 166,000 employees worldwide and believe heavily in developing their own staff so offer excellent training and opportunities moving forward. To give you an idea, this role has come about due to sheer expansion.

Tendering / Bid Manager (Engineering)

Job Keywords

Tendering, bid, manager, proposal, feasibility, PLC, electrical, engineer, PLC, SCADA, leader, project manager,

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