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Business Winning Senior Engineering Manager


Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Senior Engineering Manager - Business Winning
Location:              Warrington, Cheshire + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation:    Competitive + Benefits

Role Type:            Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                SF57997


At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as aSenior Engineering Manager - Business Winning at our Warrington site.


The role
As a Business Winning Engineering Manager you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary.  Day-to-day, you’ll lead the planning and management of engineering input into multi discipline bids. You'll lead the engineering team to deliver technical solutions to meet budget, targets and governance. This includes defining, estimating, and programming the engineering scope delivery for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC).


Your management responsibilities will include include the identification and development of strategic capabilities (people, processes, methods and tools) to meet bidding and delivery objectives. 


  • Be accountable for management and delivery of engineering solutions to feed into the bid submission
  • Adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards. 
  • Ensure effective management of engineering disciplines to ensure timely and efficient delivery of engineering work to meet bid requirements and timescales 
  • Promote effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams 
  • Maintain knowledge of Industry best practice, promote a culture of Engineering best practice and provide leadership and assist in driving cultural development and change


This role is full time 37 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements, with 2 days in the office/onsite and 3 days working from home.


Essential experience of the Senior Engineering Manager - Business Winning:

  • Demonstrable management experience, including experience in managing multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types 
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines
  • Previous experience of working in a business winning environment


Desirable experience of the Senior Engineering Manager - Business Winning:
•    Member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council  •    Experience in managing engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)   


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard Security Check (SC)  security clearance for this role.  Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer 

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing Date: 24/08/24

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