Senior Proposals / Bid Manager / Tendering Engineer

Senior Proposals / Bid / Tendering Engineer- £44-60k

Great opportunity to join a dynamic engineering company that delivers mission-critical engineering to Europe’s nuclear and healthcare industries.

The Senior Proposals / Bid / Tendering Engineer will prepare winning bids and take ownership of the end-to-end bid process including managing an opportunity from qualification through to contract award; including strategy and solution development, commercial considerations, subcontractor / partner identification and risk management. Working with other business teams including finance, engineering and operations, you will strive to achieve the best solution possible, at a cost-effective price.

This is a great opportunity for someone with previous roles in Senior Proposals Engineer / Tendering Manager / Bid Manager


  • Salary to £60K
  • 37 hours a week Mon-Fri 08:30-17:00 and Fri (08:30-16:30)
  • Private health care
  • Pension 6% company contribution
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Death in service 4x annual salary

The Role:

  • Identify new and relevant opportunities
  • Develop and maintain client relationships
  • Manage bid lifecycle
  • Facilitate and host all bid meetings, reviews and approvals
  • Ensure timely delivery of compliant and commercially viable bids
  • Break down customer requirements into actionable bid deliverables
  • Writing proposal content
  • Coordinate, review and edit proposal input from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving engineering and project teams
  • Approach and liaise with members of the supply chain to obtain quotations / proposals for subcontracted scope in support of bids
  • Produce project cost estimates and delivery programmes
  • Ensure forecast reports and plans are completed


  • Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent experience in an engineering discipline, preferably mechanical or electrical
  • More than 5 years’ experience as either; Proposals Manager, Bid Manager, Bid Coordinator, Tendering Manager, Tendering Coordinator or similar role in an engineering environment
  • Knowledge of work breakdown structures, cost estimating, building logic linked Gantt Charts
  • Experience of bid management, tendering, proposal writing
  • Strong knowledge and experience of project management , planning, producing and delivering proposals

WR Engineering are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide.

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Location East Midlands
Job titleSenior Proposals / Bid Manager / Tendering Engineer
Salary £44000 - £60000
Consultant Holly Feasey
Consultant Phone 02394004716
Consultant Email
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