Senior Proposals Engineer

Randstad CPE
£50000 - £60000 per annum
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Proposals Engineer

Are you a committed engineer? Looking for a fresh challenge? Working for a one stop shop for all your building needs? Working for a national building, civil engineering, mechanical and electrical contractor with over 70 years' experience? Then I believe I have perfect job for you.

This exciting opportunity has arisen in Bristol

Benefits include:

  • A competitive Salary
  • Pension Schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye test Vouchers
  • Flexible Working
  • Gym Discounts
  • Share Ownership plan
  • Sabbatical leave
  • Retail Discount Programmes
  • Holiday Service Days
  • Holiday Trading


  • Maintain tender database with all new tenders
  • Reviewing tender documentation to fully determine and understand the conditions set out
  • Quantify the extent of the works involved from tender documents
  • Lead the bid process to ensure timely production of submission documentation including convening the tender Kick Off meeting with all key stakeholders
  • Review commercial & technical risks for best solution(s)
  • Address key client requirements and expectations to develop a productive working relationship
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities associated with the tender documents
  • Identify and engage supply chain to maximise commercial opportunities and savings during the bid process
  • Lead the bid process to ensure timely production of submission documentation
  • Preparation of accurate and competitive cost estimates for a wide variety of mechanical and electrical engineering works predominately in the Water Industry
  • Check & ensure maintenance of a controlled copy of tender document & resultant communications
  • Risk review of the tender to inform bid decisions in conjunction with Commercial staff
  • Prepare subcontract & materials enquiries and review subsequent quotations
  • Prepare an accurate cost estimate for the preliminaries resources required to carry out the works in accordance with agreed programme & engineering requirements
  • Check labour & plant resources accumulated in the cost estimate with those derived from the tender programme
  • Prepare & present the commercial aspects of the tender to the Directors/Senior Managers for adjudication and approval
  • Prepare the commercial tender for submission to the Client
  • On acceptance of tender by Client check proposed contract reflects the enquiry documents and subsequent offer
  • Prepare and present the commercial handover documents to the contract delivery team
  • Liaise with construction teams to ensure output & resource data collected providing feedback for future tenders

About yourself


  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • A good level of competency of Microsoft packages
  • Self-motivation, passion and a driven 'can do' attitude
  • An excellent communicator
  • A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
  • Demonstrable experience of dealing with multiple clients, forms of contract and methods of measurement


  • Demonstrable experience of working within the water and / or sewage industries

If you believe this is the perfect job for yourself, then why don't you apply? You could be missing out on the best opportunity of your career. If you have any queries what so ever then please don't hesitate to get in contact.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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