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Bids Project Manager (NDP)

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Bristol

Job Title: Bids Project Manager
Location: Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ (with remote working)
Compensation: £44,205 - £49,625
Role Type: Full -time / Permanent 
Job ID: SF40002

Here at Babcock International Group, we are seeking a Bids Project Manager to develop and manage business opportunities for the Babcock Naval Design Partnership (NDP) and Framework Agreement for Technical Support contracts.
You will lead and co-ordinate efforts across Babcock operational sectors to create and manage new business for the company on these frameworks. This job includes interfacing with contractors, potential collaborators and MOD teams, responding to multiple concurrent opportunities, co-ordinating appropriate joint efforts across business units, preparation and submission of bids and proposals and the subsequent management of the successful tasks.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for someone with significant first-hand experience in developing and coordinating small to medium-sized bids, ideally within the marine defence sector, or similar relevant industry.
You will also have skills and experience in the project management of complex and multidiscipline Engineering projects and tasks. 


What will you be doing?
Your key duties will include:
•    Primary single point of contact between Babcock, Lead Contractor and MOD;
•    Capture planning, development of win theme and bid strategies, coordination and proposal writing for opportunities including setting up working arrangements with other BU’s, as necessary;
•    Project Management of tasks awarded to Babcock including maintenance of internal project reports;
•    Providing project support to ships and subs NDP project teams based within 210 BBP;
•    Contract administration including attending and contributing to monthly project reviews on status of NDP / FATS activities;
•    Attending and contributing to monthly Business Growth meetings and Pipeline Reviews;
•    Coordinating and advising technical teams from an understanding of both bidding and engineering principles (during bidding);


The experience you’ll bring 
You will have strong bid and/or project management skills and experience, within a technical engineering environment, along with the following attributes:
•    Excellent stakeholder management skills;
•    Coordinating small technical writing teams to produce compliant, credible and responsive proposals;
•    Confident working in a customer-facing capacity;
•    Ability to work across disciplines and Business Units and able to investigate technical issues in order talk confidently to teams of specialists and other internal stakeholders;
•    You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.


What a role with Babcock offers? 
•    Enhanced employment terms and conditions
•    Money purchase pension scheme
•    Life assurance
•    Share ownership scheme
•    Occupational health services
•    Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
•    Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
•    Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts


About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme. 


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Application Guidance: 

All applications should be made online.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


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