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Proposal Manager

Job Details

The Role

EDP Proposal Manager

About BMT

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Why work for us?

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In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development. An example of some of the benefits we offer.

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About the role

The main focus of this role is to effectively manage and deliver high-quality proposal responses for the Engineering Delivery Partner (EDP) contract. Key responsibilities include:

·        Leading task scoping and detailed pricing activities.

·        Collaborating with various team members to provide clear, concise, costed proposals within deadlines.

·        Engaging with EDP Partner companies and other providers to determine optimal delivery arrangements.

·        Planning, coordinating, and managing the bid process, including facilitating proposal workshops.

·        Serving as a central point of contact for EDP proposals.

·        Ensuring compliance with corporate processes and procedures.

·        Monitoring bid proposal delivery progress and ensuring timely submission.

·        Driving continuous improvement in bidding practices.

In terms of location, our offices are in Bath, Bristol, London, Fareham, Weymouth & Plymouth, with flexible and hybrid working arrangements available. Regular travel to the Bristol office is required. This is a full-time position.


About you

The successful applicant will thrive on being highly motivated to support work winning activities: they will have an excellent eye for detail, not accept second best, and will take personal pride and responsibility for all aspects within their control.


Key requirements for this role include:

·        Proven experience in proposal management/tender preparation.

·        Understanding of the defence/engineering/consultancy industry is preferred.

·        Knowledge of bidding/proposal practice, procurement processes, and quality systems.

·        Flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances.

·        Strong communication and presentation skills.

·        Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

·        Collaboration skills to work effectively with clients, colleagues, and partners.

·        Excellent time management and organisational skills.

·        Dedication to exceeding customer expectations.

·        Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

What Next?

If this resonates with you, seize the opportunity by submitting your application as soon as possible. We are eager to get to know you better and explore the possibilities together.

A message to recruitment agencies:  We receive applications exclusively via our ATS. Please note that we do not accept CVs submitted via email to the HR department or staff within our Operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee

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