Base Location: Field based
Salary: £Competitive + car / allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available
About our Business
SSE Contracting is one of the UK’s largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors. Our portfolio of services ranges from M&E building services, Instrumentation, Rail, Street Lighting, Facilities management to HV & LV & Combined Heat and Power solutions.
This is an exciting time to be considering a career with us.
We have recently entered into an acquisition agreement with Aurelius Group. As of 1st July 2021, we will step away from SSE Group.
This partnership heralds an exciting opportunity for further growth for our business. With a strong pipeline of projects across the UK, our people are key to our continued success.
What is the Role?
You will be a core member of the Bids team within Work Winning. You will be focusing on managing the whole process required to deliver first class tender responses for strategic business customers. The role will include a full suite of bid management duties, including writing activities and supporting/providing advice on potential technical solutions.
Duties will include:
1. Create and articulate an optimal “win” strategy for each bid
Own the process for delivering a high quality tender, in doing so having a direct impact on increasing the company’s bid success rate
2. Creating high quality content in response to Invitations to Tender
Tailor high quality content to submit as responses to a full spectrum of Mechanical & Electrical tenders, working with operational teams as appropriate.
3. Tender response delivery
Ensure that deadlines are comfortably met and the process is managed efficiently
4. Bid communication
Communication across the functions of Bids, Estimating, Operations, BD and the wider business to effectively tie together and tailor the customers’ needs with the company's internal and external delivery capability.
5. Quality control of bid content
Ensure language, style and content is accurate, professional, consistent and appropriate for the specific client/sector/decision maker
What do I need?
To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:
1. Good knowledge of the Services market (such as M&E / HV / Street Lighting / Rail); competitor positioning, current market dynamics and developments and the evolving challenges these bring
2. Have an excellent knowledge of industry best practise with respect to the content required to create high quality tenders to large, sophisticated customers with multi-service requirements
3. Significant experience low and high value bids (£50k - £20m) working on strategic / major bid responses
4. Know what a winning bid looks like, appreciate risks and have the ability to grasp technical, financial and legal information in the context of managing and delivering tenders
5. Technical experience through Engineering / Commercial / Design or Operational experience preferable
If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our employees wide range of benefits.
We’re proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining us.
All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.
If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Laura.Dobson@sse.com / 0141 224 7587.
Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.
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