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Proposal Manager - Power

Posted 16 Sep 2022
Work experience
2 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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About the role

Our innovative thinking shapes our industry; equipping the world for tomorrows challenges.

Join our Power team as a Proposal Manager and you can contribute to tangible, worthwhile work you can be proud of.

What you'll be doing

As a Proposals Manager, you will have the following accountabilities:

  • Plan and allocate work to manage resources effectively to meet programme demands and deadlines
  • Co-ordinate activities with the team such that proposals, pre-qualification and tender support objectives are achieved to cost, quality and time
  • Plan, facilitate and manage workshops, for example bid strategy, answer planning, reviews etc
  • Lead production of market-leading submission materials
  • Liaise with Work Winning Director, Bid Manager, Account Manager, and Business Development Team to develop strategy for engagement at account and opportunity level, to support communications and ultimately opportunity conversion
  • Ensure PQQs and tender submissions are planned, managed and coordinated effectively and within strict time constraints, including allocation of tasks to subject matter experts
  • Contribute to writing, editing and production of submission documents as required
  • Carry out independent and critical reviews of submission documents
  • Attend post tender review meetings to determine lessons learnt and ensure these are fed back into subsequent submission
  • Coordinate and produce case studies, value reports, brochures, presentations and other such collateral/ communications material to support account and opportunity engagement

Who we're looking for

You will have the following:

  • Is good at building relationships and can influence effectively
  • Able to command respect across the business
  • Has previous experience of bid writing and preparing quality submissions
  • Has ability to engage with and drive the team to produce quality outputs
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of selling value / differentiation
  • Has thorough knowledge of Word, PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of InDesign publishing software would be an advantage, but not essential

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Our skilled and dedicated teams deliver a range of proactive and reactive services which support a reliable and safe supply of power flowing to millions of homes and businesses around the world. Our contracts range from 50,000 schemes to 100 million plus major projects.

Balfour Beattys Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions. With experience and expertise across the full spectrum of the electricity grid our teams have capability across overhead lines, cable tunnels, distribution networks and substations. From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support clients in the development of some of the worlds most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.

We finance, design and build the structures that underpin our daily lives. Together we will shape the future of engineering.
With over 100 years’ experience, we create and care for the infrastructure that enables societies and economies to grow. We work throughout the UK and USA, with businesses in Canada and South East Asia. Our expert teams are trusted to deliver a wide range of services across a variety of sectors.

10,000 employees