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Bid Manager

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Walsall

Bid Manager 
Babcock Vehicle Engineering
About the Role


Here at BabcoCk Vehicle Engineering we are looking to recruit a Bid Manager to site within our Vehicle conversion business.You will be responsible for identifying business opportunities and then working with the relevant Key Account Manager to generate and submitting compelling and competitive bids for all products and services, current and future, offered by Babcock to customers in the public and private sectors.


Key Objectives / Accountability


•    Ensure the smooth management of the entire bid process
•    Manage and coordinate the bid process from identification to quote, through to the submission of bid documentation
•    Liaise with Key Account Managers and Functional (Engineering, Procurement, Finance, Commercial, Production etc.) leads to ensure that adequate accurate detail is available to ensure informed business decisions can be made at the gated stages and successful bids submitted.
•    Prepare compliant bid documents ready for submission within the specified timescales
•    Produce the proposal, including bid writing, and internal governance documentation in accordance with best practice and business governance processes
•    Manage often complex proposals in line with corporate governance policies, processes and procedures
•    Produce Gate Pack and contribute to internal reporting where applicable.
•    Capture and maintain the relevant business information pertaining to pipeline and orderbook; completing a monthly review of pipeline/orderbook and providing business information as required to support financial forecasting and business strategy development.




•    Compliance with Babcock Business Winning process gating requirements
•    Provision of regularly reviewed and maintained pipeline
•    Scoring on bid submissions reflecting correct compilation and professional standard


What do I need to do the role?




•    Experience with Bid Management and tender compilation
•    Financial and Commercial involvement
•    Engineering experience (desirable)




•    Educated to A level standard or equivalent
•    Computer literate, high level of competence with Microsoft Office suite, and Customer Service Desk applications.
•    Full Clean Driving License




•    Awareness of the external marketplace – external factors and its influence and impact on the business
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to develop and maintain good customer and supplier relationships.
•    High level of competence in Microsoft suite.
•    Ability to act as a credible representative of the company to external parties.
•    Ability to work effectively as part of a team to achieve desired results.
•    Experience of working in an automotive / engineering environment is desirable




•    Work in compliance with established Company policies and procedures
•    Demonstrate uncompromising safety, integrity & commitment at all times
•    Carry out any other reasonable requests as and when necessary to meet the varying demands of the business and satisfy customer needs
•    Have or be willing to obtain the relevant level of security clearance and maintain the relevant level of clearance throughout your employment.  Security clearance is a mandatory requirement for your role, failure to maintain will result in disciplinary action and potential dismissal.


What else do I need to know?


We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Application Guidance
Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records. 
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives 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 we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Job reference: 38965

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