Would you like to play a key role in managing the Mission Data for Information Advantage bid programmes and associated new business campaigns within the UK and Europe market? We currently have a vacancy for a Bid Manager at our site in Warton, Lancashire.
As a Bid Manager, you will be responsible for bid/proposal governance compliance, the management and delivery of formal proposals and associated review material and manage bid programme integration across multiple functions for successful delivery.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to help to win bids in order to bring new contracts into the business, working closely in partnership with leading UK industry partners and the UK MOD. This role will provide you the with opportunity to develop your career through a well-established career path within BAE Systems. There could be opportunity to take on further responsibility, define future processes and practices within the development team or expand your skillsets into a number of different roles within the team or wider BAE Systems Business.
Your main responsibilities as a Bid Manager will involve:
Leading all aspects of the planning and execution of the opportunity development plan, including helping to develop the “selling” materials delivered to the Customer
Defining/tailoring and implementing a suitable process to fit the opportunities
Selecting reviewers and schedule/organise internal reviews to assure proposal quality and compliance, together with consistency across the associated plans and review material
Communicating across key dependencies and interactions across other programmes need to be understood and monitored through regular dialogue with wider stakeholders
Supporting development of bid strategy against key business winning drivers with senior stakeholders to ensure business objectives and Customer hot buttons are delivered
Generating management reporting in support of business requirements on a regular basis
Managing governance requirements against the bid including LCM (life cycle management) and BSR activities
Reporting weekly project control of bid team budgets including spend monitoring and control
Project management/business related degree or equivalent hands on experience
Project delivery expeirnece across the full life cycle management
Demonstrated strong technical aspects of Project Management
Project management qualification i.e. PMP, AMP or Prince2
You will have strong communication skills with the ability to engage with stakeholders not only internally but also externally at all levels. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative as well as working well within a wider team. You will be adaptive and flexible with your approach to working proactively.
Location: Warton, Lancashire.
Salary: £45,800 + depending on experience and skills
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.
From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.
As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.
Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.
We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.
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