Head of Proposals

Job Title: Head of Proposals
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J902781_1579274766
Contact Name: Melanie Mortin
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2020 15:26

Job Description

Head of Proposals - Greater Manchester


A well-established company who specialise in delivering high specification ventilation systems for carefully controlled and hazardous environments where exceptional air purity and chemical extraction are required. They tailor their mechanical engineering solutions to cover a diver range of applications including commercial, public and retail sectors. They have over 100 years of experience in producing high integrity systems for demanding environments as well as a wealth of knowledge of the best way of managing the movement and transfer of air in these situations.


Responsible for the overall day to day management of proposals including estimating (producing accurate prime cost estimates for projects), coordinating the tender process, identifying areas of risk/scope and coordinating the preparation of a selling proposal. Other responsibilities include;

* Manage and monitor development of all aspects of bids and cost plans
* Ensure win themes are embedded into proposals
* Ensure the proposal sells the Company's capabilities and solution
* Ensure bid schedules are prepared and adhered to
* Ensure reviews of proposals are undertaken in a timely manner
* Produce a weekly report to include Tenders Submitted vs Target and Tender Results vs Target
* Attend post tender/pre qualification interviews and report accordingly
* Develop and maintain a Cost Database for;
o Building Works
o Engineering Works
o Preliminaries
o Design Costs/performance
o Increased Costs/market trends


As well as vast experience of Proposals preparation and management, also essential is;
* Experience of the UK Construction market
* Previous experience in a similar role with a Construction/FE company
* Presentable and customer focused
* Member of an industry professional body is preferred
* Ideally you will hold a CSCS accreditation
* High Computer literacy, including Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MS Powerpoint, MS Project and various estimating packages
* Experience of the Nuclear industry - in particular Nuclear Ventilation - would be ideal

Fantastic opportunity to join a great company and be instrumental in helping continue its growth.

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