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Bid Manager

Bid Manager

  • Location

    Preston

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear & Utilities

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    negotiable

  • Contact:

    Louis Wellings

  • Contact email:

    louisw@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8952

  • Job ref:

    082595

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-05

  • Start date:

    2019-06-05

BID MANAGER - NUCLEAR

PRESTON

OVERVIEW:


I am currently partnered with supplier of choice to the nuclear industry in specialist design, engineering and manufacturing. The organisation is an innovative and fast-growing organisation, their highly skilled teams and long standing heritage enable them to deliver solutions to the most demanding operational and technical challenges faced by our customer base.


PURPOSE:

The Bid Lead is responsible for all activities necessary for submitting a winning tender and becomes the point of contact with the Customer from tender launch through to order receipt, including responsibility for internal & external communication.


KEY TASKS:


Responsible to the Head of Business Winning for:
  • Ownership of assigned opportunities
  • Management & administration of  the tender preparation process
  • Bid preparation programme
  • Production of the Tender document
  • Submission of completed approved tender by due date
  • Ensure that the Gated Process controls are carried out and documented
  • Completion within tender budget
  • Allocation of all contract deliverables to Tender team members
  • Establishing the Tender data storage location file / directory
  • Establishing the change control process
  • Establishing the risks, exclusions & assumptions register
  • Establishing the Lessons Learnt register
  • Logging and maintaining information on EFACS
  • Supporting other Bid Leads on Major opportunities when required.
  • Mentoring and Coaching
To receive from others:
  • A clear understanding of the required scope of supply (from the Bid/No bid team)
  • An initial estimate of the appropriate Target Cost which the tender should achieve (from the Bid/No bid team and reflecting a price that would be attractive to the customer)
  • Technical support from essentially involved functions
The tender preparation task will include:
  • Agreeing Project execution strategy with nominated Team
  • Establishing Work Breakdown structure (liaison with Engineering dept)
  • Agreeing Make / Buy decisions (with Manufacturing team)
  • Preparation of labour man-hour estimates (Manufacturing, Engineering, Admin & Projects)
  • Preparation of project execution Commentaries (Manufacturing, Engineering, Test, Quality)
  • Preparation of Project Programme with Budget / Resource allocations to tasks (Projects)
  • Materials estimate through valid quotations from approved suppliers (Procurement)
  • Assessment of risks and compilation of appropriate contingency
  • Compilation of Final estimate (using agreed rates & overheads in the Cost estimate spreadsheet)
  • Management of the risks, exclusions & assumptions register(liaison with Projects)
  • Preparation of cashflow statement & graphs
  • Completion of internal Team Review prior to approval
  • Preparation of Bid Settlement Documentation for Internal & External Approval Process
  • Receipt of final Tender Approval (through the formal Tender Approval Gate checklist)
KEY SKILLS:
  • Project management of a team to control both tender cost programme (bid due date)
  • Knowledge of tender preparation process
  • Working knowledge of electronic data management – Excel, Word & Power Point
  • Assertive and confident in managing and directing a diverse team of people/skills
  • Liaison with key suppliers to ensure best value
  • Delivery of internal Best Practice
  • Presentation skills to ensure submission of a compliant tender and an attractive tender document
  • Knowledge of Mechanical &/or Electrical Engineering
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Negotiation Skills
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Degree, HNC or equivalent in an appropriate discipline.
  • APMP Qualification.(Desirable)
  • P6 and Project Management related qualifications would be a distinct advantage.
  • Training will be provided in the job specific skills that are required.
  • Full Driving License
 

 



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