United Kingdom, England, North West England, Cheshire, Warrington
31 January 2019
At nmcn we’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. Our vision and values are extremely important to us, along with the continued growth and opportunity for our people. We place people at the heart of what we do, and work in partnership with our clients and customers to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.
We provide a complete service offering to the sectors we work in from conception to optimisation, delivering best value and innovation. Our 12 regional offices and workshops enable us to provide a local service to our customers promoting sustainable working relationships.
Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Proposal Engineer. The success applicant will work within the Proposals team processing tenders from receipt to submission.
Working for the Water Project Tender team the position will involve working with around the country with opportunities to work with several major clients. Although the position is based in Warrington, travel to all parts of the UK will be required to fulfil the role.
What you’ll be doing day to day
Technical and commercial assessment of tender documentation
Create tender management plan and manage resources to complete design, costing, programme and quality outputs
Development of tender win strategies
Produce outline tender designs for pricing purposes and further development by design team including design sketches, calculations and feasibility reports
Develop tender stage construction programme to the required level dependent on project scope
Generate and manage technical sub-contract and supplier enquires
Commercial and technical review of supplier quotations for commercial and technical acceptability
Generate tendered cost schedule utilising established principals and costing mechanisms including labour and staffing allocations
Driving innovation throughout the tender process to deliver best value outcomes
Assessment of construction risk and creation of mitigation strategies
Create high quality tender submission document
Present tenders outputs to managers and directors for commercial and technical approval
Create and deliver high quality tender presentations to customers
Prepare deliver detailed contract handover presentation for successful tenders
What we’re looking for in a candidate
Experience in developing high quality, winning tender submissions in the water and wastewater sector
An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent and a minimum of 5 year’s Proposals Engineering experience
Commercial and contractual awareness (all NEC forms of contract)
An excellent communicator at all levels including senior management and clients
Working with clients collaboratively and key stakeholders to deliver best value outcomes
Excellent writing skills including development of technical reports and proposals to a high level
Knowledge of UK water industry supply chain
Be able to organise yourself and others workload
Be able to work in a strong team environment
Be proactive in your approach
A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
What we can offer you
Company car / Car allowance
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Holiday trading scheme
Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)