Tendering Manager (Power Industry)

Lanesra Technical Recruitment Limited
Twickenham, UK
14 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Established in 2000, our client is a growing, medium sized business, focused on the supply, installation & commissioning of materials and services used for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. They operate almost exclusively in the African market, working closely with the Power utilities and Private Customers in East, West and Central Southern Africa. Equipment and materials from manufacturers are sourced globally.

Due to expansion, they are looking to recruit a commercially minded individual with a background in electrical engineering (preferably with an electrical engineering degree or masters). Knowledge of the power industry and a background in consultancy and/or project management would be a plus.

You will be self-motivated, resourceful and highly organised with a track record of delivering projects within tight deadlines. You would also need to have strong communication skills and be proficient in Word, Excel, MS Project and Microsoft Outlook.

You will be expected to travel to clients and suppliers overseas. Your duties will be wide ranging and would include:

* To liaise with the management to determine Bid/ No Bid decision on strategy and resources
* To take overall responsibility for tendering and quotations including reviewing and refining procedures, resourcing, planning and tracking;
* Develop working relationships with clients to obtain feedback on technical matters for tendering purposes;
* Obtaining quotes and compliant documentation from manufacturers and sub-contractors, working with our Procurement & Logistics Manager;
* Working with our Procurement and Logistics Manager to identify new, and develop working, relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
* Analysing supplier and sub-contractor quotes and preparing price schedules for tender submission;
* To track and follow up tender responses and to ensure bid proposals are both technically and financially compliant and are submitted on time ;
* Develop relationships with clients to obtain feedback on tender performance and understand marketing position and pricing;
* Ensure all work practices conform to ISO9001.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a successful and expanding business. Suitable candidates should be able to demonstrate a real desire to succeed, have first class communication skills and hold a deep interest in working in developing markets and with suppliers internationally.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87840816

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