Job Title : Proposals Engineer
Location : Leighton Buzzard / Warrington
Salary : My client is looking for a Proposals Engineer for their Water Utility's Proposals team based in the UK. They are looking for someone to be responsible for managing, co-ordinating and administering project and service proposals, from bid through to submittal to the client and in some cases minor delivery. Someone with pump knowledge would be a bonus. This role can be based at either their site in Leighton Buzzard or Warrington.
What else would this role include?
Completion of Pre-qualification (PQQ) and Request for Information (RFI) requests as part of the client procurement process.
Development of technical solutions in collaboration with the company's product experts and 3rd parties.
Develop the pre-bid stages of definition, planning, solution development, procurement, construction and handover, including risk assessment.
Initiate and direct the planning and development of the Preliminary Project Execution Plan, scope definition, project procedures, budgets, and project schedules supported by the Project Manager.
Develop and lead the presentation of the Proposal for internal review and approval
Review procurement and supply chain strategy to ensure compatibility with proposal project plans, schedules, and budget.
Development of project cost build up and modelling of whole life cost
Ability to understand Electrical/ Electronic design drawings, and Form 2 & 4 Panel circuit layouts
Manage all sub-suppliers and sub-contractors and ensure alignment of service levels with the company's submission
Understanding to build quotations including Installation and/or commissioning resource, timescales to carry out site works, and include site service materials and Tools required to complete works
Package projects with the company products to offer added value to the customer
Competent knowledge of product features advantages and benefits
What Qualifications/Experience should you possess?
Proposals Management experience
Familiarity with Microsoft IT packages
Knowledge of SAP CRM / BW, Project Manager
Ideally qualified to HNC level Mechanical or Electrical qualification
Awareness of Health and Safety requirements associated with products and project delivery
Working knowledge of ATEX and DSEAR standards & regulations desirable
We would like someone with a high degree of business acumen, confident and articulate communication skills. You will be an organised self-starter with a proactive approach and able to work on your own initiative. You will have high commitment and drive with the ability to work under pressure in a demanding and ever changing environment, meeting strict time deadlines.