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  • Job reference: RMS0197745

Proposals Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/08/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
* Production of the Engineering commentary for the tender document.
* Response to specific relevant tender questions as required as part of tender return.
* Preparation of hours estimates for Engineering to complete the project programme.
* Completion within tender budget.
* Establishing the risks, exclusions and assumptions to be included within registers.
* Liaison (through Bid Manager) with the client on technical matters throughout the tender period as required.
* Input to the Scope of Work and associated Work Breakdown Structure
* Agreeing Make / Buy decisions with other bid team members
* Preparation of estimates.
* Preparation of project execution and deliverables commentaries.
* Response to specific tender questions as and when required.
* Input to the preparation of overall project programme (through Projects).
* Materials estimate through valid quotations from approved suppliers (Procurement).
* Assessment of risks and compilation of appropriate contingency.
* Identification of risks, exclusions and assumptions for inclusion in register.
* Participation in final tender approval.
* Deliver all purchasing activities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* 5+ years' experience working within a commercial function.
* Tender preparation experience in a similar engineering environment (manufacturing within the Oil & Gas or Nuclear).
* Ability to understand a variety of engineering requirements, client specifications and technical requirements and ensure that the key issues are adequately catered for in the bid.
* Working knowledge of electronic data management packages (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
* Purchasing experience.
* Liaison with key suppliers to ensure best value is obtained (where necessary).
* Good oral and written communication skills to ensure submission of a compliant, concise and well-presented tender document.
* Excellent time management skills.

About Fircroft:
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