Proposals Lead

Vacancy Title: Proposals Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: J915249_1658384625
Contact Name: Jack Elliott
Contact Email:
Vacancy Published: 22 days ago

Vacancy Description

Proposals Lead


Our client has a very exciting Opportunity for a Proposals Lead to join their sales team.

Quick overview of the role:

  • This role will be responsible for generating sales proposals for targeted key accounts, clients, and projects.

What benefits will you get?

  • Competitive salary (depending on experience)
  • Bonus scheme of up to 15% of annual salary
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Up to 6% pension contributions (matched)
  • Life insurance 4x annual salary
  • Access to well-being programmes
  • Access to lifestyle benefits website
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • Free tea/coffee provided

What will you actually be doing?

  • Supporting business development managers in achieving successful sales outcomes
  • Establishing clients' needs from enquiries and from sales / business development leads
  • Establishing scope of works and materials take offs from clients' requests for quotations
  • Developing written proposals based on the scope of works and materials take off tailored to the needs of our client
  • Recording all activities within our CRM system (Membrain)
  • Assisting any other sales activities associated with bids / proposals
  • Keeping up to date with market trends, key clients and projects
  • On a regular basis reporting on workload accurately and concisely

What hours will I work?

  • This is a full-time, permanent role, contracted to 37.5 hours per week, working 08:00-16:45 Monday-Thursday and 08:00-12:30 on Fridays.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • Customer focused, effective communicators, both verbally and in writing, experienced in report writing
  • Extremely organised and able to effectively plan and prioritise their workload
  • Highly accurate with great attention to detail
  • Unfazed when working under pressure in a busy environment and able to meet strict deadlines
  • Good problem solvers, systematic and methodical in their approach
  • Confident users of MS Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Experience of using CAD packages (e.g. SolidWorks) and CRM systems (e.g. Membrain, Salesforce or Microsoft Dynamics) would be advantageous Degree/HND/HNC Electrical Engineering with suitable practical hands-on design work experience.


  • Educated to degree level (BEng or BSc as a minimum) in an engineering discipline, e.g. mechanical, acoustical, energy, design or innovation

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