Bid Lead

Thurso, Caithness, UK
02 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Bid Lead
Dounreay, Scotland

About the role
Here at Cavendish Nuclear we are currently looking to recruit a Bid Lead on a full time, permanent basis.

You will report functionally to the Head of Bids and operationally to the Head of Operations and support the growth and delivery aspirations of the business.

Initially you will be required to support business growth including business development and bidding new opportunities. Taking an active part in the development of proposals from initial capture planning through to bid delivery.

  • Identifying, briefing and providing direction to multi-disciplined bid team and leading partner company/supply-chain inputs.
  • Responsible for facilitating pre-bid phase/development work and generating bid schedule.
  • Provision of 'first gate' of quality control on bid outputs and supporting internal governance packs.
  • Delivery of successful bids (normally ranging £1M to £100m) submitted on time, to budget, to the required quality level. Leading through governance. Managing partner inputs.

What do I need to do the role?

We are ideally looking for you to hold the following:

  • Degree or equivalent preferable
  • APM qualification preferable
  • Bid delivery - demonstrate an understanding of the importance of delivery to programme in terms of time and cost.
  • Compliance - demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate compliance requirements in regulated environments.
  • Technical - Knowledge and understanding of basic engineering principles and how they are applied.

What else do I need to know?

  • All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.

About Cavendish Nuclear

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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