Bid and Contract Specialist

CBS butler
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + Pension
15 Feb 2017
18 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A Bid and Contract Specialist is required by a market leading technology manufacturing business to join their Bids and Proposal team. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of out-going quotations, bids and tenders.

Role: Bid and Contract Specialist

As Bid and Contract Specialist you will be responsible for:

+ Managing the Approval Review process for outgoing bids and incoming contracts, ensuring that all significant contractual and technical risks are recorded in the Risk Register
+ Creating and managing standard data and information materials in support of quotations, bids and tenders to enable timely, consistent, and high quality responses
+ Maintaining the status and actions against outgoing bids and incoming contracts, and to prioritise and escalate as needed in order to achieve decisions on acceptance or rejection according to the required deadlines and internal objectives
+ Managing and tracking the approval process for penalties and compensation claims, facilitating timely and (as far as possible) mutually satisfactory outcomes with customers
+ Liaising with the Project Management Office to gain their input to and agreement on opportunities quoted for, particularly with regard to lead time and allocated hours


As Bid and Contract Specialist you will have experience of:

+ Degree qualified or equivalent in a Scientific or Engineering discipline
+ Significant experience in the commercial processes for high value capital equipment purchasing
+ Commercial aptitude and a clear understanding of the impacts of cost, price, margin and commercial business terms on the business
+ Strong communication skills, including cross-cultural awareness and the ability to communicate with Senior Management and Executives
+ Good negotiation and influencing skills
+ Able to engage quickly with people and gain a mutual position of respect at all levels, including Senior/Executive Management
+ Willingness to travel