JOB TITLE: Bid / Tendering Manager (SCADA)

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Crawley
Job Reference : 13377 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 02/02/2018
Salary & Benefits : £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Job Description

This role is perfect for a Bid Manager or Tendering Manager with experience in SCADA.

A background in tendering / bidding for SCADA projects is essential to be considered for this role.


This is a perfect opportunity for an ambitious person with a strong mix of technical and commercial experience who wants to join a company that priorities training development and career progression.

The Company

Your potential new employer is one of the world's largest energy management companies who are renowned for their excellent training schemes and opportunities for career development and progression. They have recently been voted as one of the leading companies to work for! The reason for this position coming about is that our client is constantly expanding.

The Role

Working within an established bid team, the Bid Manager will compile winning proposal submissions to allow the PA business to protect and grow its customer base; in line with agreed annual Sales forecasts and defined margins.

Proposal submissions shall be led by the Bid Manager who will own the technical response and manage the communication protocol with all internal and external stakeholders. In the case of large opportunities, the Bid Manager will act as the focal point for all technical, commercial and financial deliverables, managing required resources to develop a winning proposal which forms part of the bid strategy.

*Manage workload with agility, to meet agreed deadlines
*Own the total response for all assigned PQQ's, bids and tenders ( Inc. cross BU content / interaction)
*Identify the technical requirements for each opportunity and agree bidding strategy with Sales,
*Set out bid expectation; plan and engage required resources
*Comply with company and local standards, procedures and protocols ( DoA / PA Transformation)
*Provide required documentation to Delivery team to allow timely PO processing and Sales to Project handover(s)
*Report to manager, on assigned workload, highlighting concerns and actions taken to resolve
*Minimise exposure and risk on all bids

About You

You will have a strong understanding of SCADA and experience with tendering and bid for projects. This includes experience with PPQs and ITT.

Other helpful attributes;

*Excellent time management; well organsied and works effectively under pressure
*Ability to multi - task; co-ordinate several opportunities and adapt to changing priorities
*Good communicator with strong negotiation skills
*Ability to establish and maintain excellent relationships with Delivery, Technical, Finance and Commercial
*Capable and willing to constructively challenge peers
*Ability to take ownership; proactively address issues to resolve
*Self-motivated & able to work unsupervised, both as a sole contributor and as part of a small team
*Commercially astute with a basic understanding of business financials
*Aptitude for change to support a drive for continual improvement
*IT literate with good working knowledge of common MS office applications
*Willing to perform additional duties, as required, to support the tendering function
*Strong experience within a PA Tendering / Engineer / Product Management role

So, what's on offer?

As well as the chance to join a growing market leader and receive outstanding training and progression opportunities, there is a basic salary of £45k - £55k, a bonus of 8%, 28 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, private healthcare, outstanding pension and much more!


If this sounds like something you might be interested in click apply now or give Greg a call on 07880 388 643

The Agency: Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client. Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.
We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.
We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for the role. Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14 days.
Keywords Estimating, Estimator, Estimation, Tender, Tendering, Bid, Bid Coordinator, Quotation Proposals, Proposing, PQQ, Pre-qualification questionnaire, invitation to tender, ITT, SCADA, PLC, Water, Utilities, Gas, Oil

Job Keywords

Estimating, Estimator, Estimation, Tender, Tendering, Bid, Bid Coordinator, Quotation Proposals, Proposing, PQQ, Pre-qualification questionnaire, invitation to tender, ITT, SCADA, PLC, Water, Utilities, Gas, Oil

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Engineering recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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