Bid Manager - Electronic Engineering - Stevenage

Project Management
Ref: 6932 Date Posted: Thursday 09 May 2024

Location:              Stevenage (with hybrid working)

Salary:                   Up to £55,000 P/A + Overtime, Bonus, and benefits (Some home working)

Hours:                   37 hours per week

Working with a world leading, technical engineering organisation, we have an exciting opportunity for a Bid Manager with experience of electronic engineering, to deliver bids and estimates on time and to a high level of accuracy, by leading bid teams and interfacing with internal customers and experts.

The role has a wide remit and day to day tasks will be diverse. The mix of work could include directly managing bids and building estimates, portfolio management of multiple bids via a matrix team, monitoring and presenting the status of all ongoing bids and hands-on contributing to and recording of bid material (to promote bid best practice and re-use of core bid material).

This is a fantastic opportunity to take a leading role to develop a new bid organization, bid governance and bring best practice.

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has equal opportunity to reach their potential. We believe that any individual with a learning mind-set and belief in what we do, can make a difference.

There are creative opportunities for example, to take part in outreach representing Electronics Engineering in your community and becoming involved in women-in-engineering events.

Benefits of working here:

  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged
  • Light and airy university type campus.
  • Friendly environment!
    • Restaurant, On site Medical Centre, Parking / Easy Access to train station, Coffee Shops & Onsite Shop, Sports & Social Club and More

Skills and Qualifications

We are looking for:

  • A proactive, experienced, and dynamic individual with the ability to multi-task and work with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • You should have excellent communication skills; able to summarise complex situations succinctly and present clearly to a wide audience.
  • You will be organised with an eye for detail and a sense of pride in what they deliver.
  • You will need direct experience managing bids and preparing estimates of a technical nature; preferably in the context of engineering development work and ideally involving electronics.
  • You may be degree qualified in engineering, science, or physics or equivalent. 
  • You will also benefit from having a good grasp of project management fundamentals and the ability to manipulate data in Excel.  We invest in our people and will help you develop your skills.
  • Most important for us is that you have the right attitude and a passion to develop - we can offer the training and support you need to enable you to broaden your skills and experience and take your first steps into a project manager role.

Please note: Please only apply if you qualify and are willing to gain UK security clearance, potentially to DV level in the future. There may be some cases where UK / Dual Nationality can be considered but some restrictions may apply.

               Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.


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