Proposals Engineer (6 month FTC)


To convert pipeline opportunities in the Renewables and Telecoms Industries, and other strategically identified markets, into winning bids/order closure to meet the Business Strategy and in line with corporate governance practices produce compliant bids that support the business in meeting its business strategy.

Key Deliverables:

  • Develop and co-ordinate Contract winning solutions considering pricing and Commercial strategy to meet or exceed Customer requirements
  • Challenge convention and explore all avenues to meet Customer expectations and minimise business risk and costs.
  • Create and maintain a risk register for every bid in line with Company processes; understand competitor tactics and behaviour to shape the proposal and mitigate risks
  • Develop the technical, commercial and financial solution as the bid progresses. Work closely with Sales Manager to ensure a thorough understanding of the solution and customer needs
  • Liaise with the relevant stakeholders to ensure they understand the opportunities, agree with the technical solution to ensure we can deliver the commitments being offered
  • Ensure Proposals adhere to consistent corporate standards customer schedule and target cost
  • Ownership of the production of the proposal documentation in accordance with best practice and business governance processes
  • Manage internal and external customer relationship until confirmation of preferred bidder and handover to the transition team
  • Early identification of business and corporate risks Champions the role internally and maintains an effective relationship with the relevant company experts
  • Accountable for the developed proposal delivered to the customer and the mitigation of the identified risk within the pre-contract phase of the opportunity



  • Degree level or equivalent experience
  • Experience of Oil & Gas bid management of projects £10 million and above.
  • Project Management experience on proposals
  • Previous experience of O&G process and procedures
  • Must have strong financial and commercial awareness.
  • Fully conversant with MS Office software
  • Flexibility to travel to customer meetings as required


  • APMP accreditation
  • Broad understanding of the submarine cable installation business, including submarine power cable installations

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