An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Tendering Manager to lead our clients tendering function throughout the UK and Europe. In this position, the successful candidate will be responsible for tender preparation of turnkey High-Voltage AC Substations for Utility, Industry and Transport projects from the early pursuit phase until final negotiation, contract signature and handover to the execution team. During preparation, the successful candidate will lead an interdisciplinary tender team to professionally prepare the technical and commercial offer. Our client's vision is to deliver the best market offer for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects As one of the leading engineering companies our client is determined to help customers with turnkey solutions in the field of substations for power transmission, renewable energy and transportation. As a single point of contact combining the accumulated knowhow of key-suppliers and contractors so that customers benefit from efficient solutions, increased industrial productivity and a low environmental impact in a sustainable way. As part of your role you will be responsible for: *Together with the International front-end sales organization, you will identify projects in the early stage, understand customer requirements and follow-up regularly and promptly with customers during the acquisition phase *Work out the sales strategy for the individual tenders by selecting the winning solution, both commercially and technically *Assume the lead for assigned tenders, incorporating the help of interdisciplinary supporting teams consisting of engineering, project management, legal, commercial and supply chain management *Prepare and ensure on-time and complete technical and commercial tender submittal to the customer and lead the technical and commercial negotiations with customers *Responsible for the integration of supplier offers, risk evaluation and completeness of tender in multi-national setups *Collaborate with supply chain management to coordinate subcontractor and supplier offers. Support SCM in negotiations with vendors to get the best technical and commercial offers You will have the following experience *Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent experience and experience in the transmission sector *In depth professional experience and knowledge of power supply systems sales and tendering *Experience of working with utility, industry and transport customers as well as international EPC's *Good knowledge of AIS/GIS HV/MV equipment *Knowledge of local industry standards and practices in markets advantageous *Previous experiences of working with National Grid advantageous *Availability for potentially extensive international travels Title: Tendering Manager Pay Rate and Bens: Attractive Location: Birmingham Key Skills: Tendering, Bid, Proposal, Sales, Negotiation, Management, Gate Screening, Tendor Preparation, Tendor Budget setting, Tendor Submissions, Commercial Acumen, electrical Engineering, Engineering, Utilities, Industry, Substations, National Grid, AIS, GIS, HV/MV If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation. Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a permanent role Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.