Bid Manager

Eaton

3.9

(37)

Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom

Why you should apply for a job to Eaton:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 73% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 71% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands
  • Strong community involvement with a donation matching program
  • Competitive compensation packages
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    Position summary

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    • Delivering subsequent projects and programmes to schedule, budget and quality.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop bid plan with Business Development and manage a team to achieve bid deliverables - typically involving Engineering, Procurement, Operations, Quality, Finance, Contracts & Commercial and external partners
    • Obtain bid & proposal spend for bid managed opportunities. Ensure resource demand for these bidding activities is accurately captured and controlled via Microsoft Project Server and addressed through resource councils
    • May also be required to execute delivery of programmes on contract award.
    • Direct, motivate and provide leadership for the team in order to deliver bid/programme to agreed time, budget, quality and benefits
    • Ensure effective and open communication throughout the team and with stakeholders
    • Direct the supply chain for the bid/ programme
    • Integrate the reporting for the programme making best use of available PMO capabilities
    • Ensure team complete inputs as per Eaton governance process, conducting gate reviews to schedule including approval from all stakeholders
    • Co-operate with management to meet the employer's legal duties and take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions

    Qualifications:

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Driven and experienced bid manager with a proven track record of developing and implementing effective plans to secure business and deliver
    • Awareness of offset / industrialization requirements
    • Strong record of operating in a customer service environment
    • Knowledge of the functional disciplines and supply chain that require management
    • Track record of building and maintaining excellent relationships
    • Equivalent of 5 years' experience managing bids and programmes or in functional area with proven delivery track record
    • Knowledge and demonstrable experience of PPM techniques

    Skills:

    Core competencies

    • Leadership & communication - clear direction, guidance and motivation to team
    • Priority & workload management - goal orientation balancing task, team and individual
    • Problem solving skills - able to deal with ambiguities, uncertainties & conflicts
    • Knowledge of project finance
    • Commercially and contractually aware
    • Risk management - mitigate risks, identify opportunities to increase revenue/margin
    • Customer orientation and interface
    • Able to take corporate or 'global' view and deal with senior stakeholders
    • Knowledge of aerospace industry and Cobham/Eaton products
    • Demonstrable PPM competences
    • Bid/programme performance management - KPIs, metrics
    • Extensive knowledge of MS Office - particularly MS Project
    • Willingness to develop

    The successful applicant will be in contact with US ITAR controlled technology, goods and information. As a condition of employment, employees with access to US ITAR controlled technology and goods may be required to undergo an additional screening process as part of the recruitment process.

    We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Eaton:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 73% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 71% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands
  • Strong community involvement with a donation matching program
  • Competitive compensation packages