Senior Bid Manager

  • Job Reference: SF56700
  • Date Posted: 25 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Manpower RPO - Babcock
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Business Development
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Bid Manager
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol or Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £49,943 - £55,000 dependent upon experience + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56700

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Bid Manager at our Babcock Technology Centre or Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Senior Bid Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will lead a team engaged on an opportunity and on occasion, you may also manage a prequalification phase.

Day to day, you'll ensure the submission of winning bids by a small team of Bid Managers and Bid Co-ordinators - increasing frequently in competitive (as opposed to sole source) situations.

  • Management and oversight of the full bidding process for growth on existing and new contracts with a specific focus on Naval Nuclear (NN) market sector
  • Ability to deliver complex bids where required ( £100m)
  • Manage the Naval Nuclear Bid Team including day to day, bid oversight on NN bids, including governance, solution development and bid production and updating of the business development pipeline tools
  • Support in converting campaign/bid strategies into compliant bids for submission across new or existing countries but in core Babcock Nuclear capabilities

This role is full time - 36 hours and will be based on site at either Babcock Technology Centre or Devonport Royal Dockyard 2 days per week with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Essential experience of the Senior Bid Manager:

  • Experienced in managing multi-disciplined teams on large complex programmes
  • Knowledge of the end to end business winning process and management system but with particular emphasis on working experience of the Gate 3 to Gate 5 phase
  • Experience of QDC/SSRO desirable
  • Project management experience
  • Sound understanding of partnering between Government/Agencies/Private industry

Qualifications for the Senior Bid Manager:

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience

Please note that this position is subject to enhanced national security vetting. The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining SC, NNPPI or Developed Vetting (DV) level of security clearances).

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 08/04/2024