UPS & Data Centre Bid / Tendering Engineer

Bluefire Consulting Ltd
London, South East England
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
To be successful in this role you must

*Be a UPS & Data centre Electrical Engineer
*Have some experience with the Bid / Estimating / Tendering / Proposals process
*Be able and willing to commute to North London


This is a perfect opportunity for an Electrical Engineer familiar with data centre infrastructure such as UPS, Computer Room Air Conditioners (CRACs), racks, cabling and servers who has some commercial experience. Involvement in the bid, tendering, proposals or estimating process is essential.

The Company

You would be working for one of the biggest players in the field of UPS and data centre Electrical Engineering. They have the resources to offer world class training and genuine progression prospects.

The Role

You will be a key individual in the tender process and will be getting involved with the project at the early stages. Together with the team you will be developing and detailing the scope of the project and then ensuring any final quotations are in line with customer requirements. To achieve this you will spend time with the customer understanding their needs and equipment specifications and then with the support and assistance of yours and the other company department's help formulate final proposals. You will be required to ensure tenders are ready and prepared in line with customer deadlines, so at times you will be under pressure.

Typical Duties

*You'll be tasked with quoting UPS and data centre equipment installation on behalf of clients
*Assist in preparation of bills of material.
*Pre visits to assess access requirements.
*The ability and confidence to work alone on own initiative
*Ensure bids work financially in terms of cash flow, risk and financial analysis

About You

To be successful in this role you will be a passionate and enthusiastic engineer with a background in UPS and data centres who has either moved into a more commercial sales focused role or is looking for such an opportunity.

You will enjoy the support of a team of committed and skilled engineers and in return be ready to help and assist your team mates whenever you can. You will be working with a team of straight talkers who enjoy communicating in simple ways to ensure everyone is clear about the plan and strategy being used.

You will have experience working with one or some of the following UPS and data centre electrical equipment as well as experience with bids, tendering or proposals. You will have good attention to detail, enjoy meeting customers and building relationships with your like-minded colleagues. This role will suit an engineer who is focused on continuous professional development and career progression.

Pay and Benefits

So, what's on offer? As well as the chance to work on brand new projects for one of the industry leading companies, there is a basic salary of £35k - £40k and a bonus of 6% to 10%. There is also a fantastic benefits package.


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The Agency
Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.
Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.
Please be aware that as part of our service, our end clients often ask us to conduct face to face interviews on their behalf for shortlisting candidates, so we may need to arrange to meet you if you have been shortlisted.
We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.
We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for interview for this particular role and you meet the end client requirements.
Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14 days.
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