Bid Manager

Requisition Number:  4799
Company:  W Electric Company UK Ltd

Preston, LAN, GB, PR4 0XJ

Bid Manager


Your Day to Day:

  • Based at Springfields site (but the majority of the time you will be able to work remotely from home).  You will be working closely with the UK Account Team in securing new business, across the Westinghouse Business, for a diverse range of services and products such as Nuclear Fuel, Components, Engineering and Outage Services, Decommissioning and Decontamination and Uranium and Waste Management.  The role involves working with teams at the Westinghouse sites in the UK and also across the wider Westinghouse in Europe, USA, Asia and other locations.

  • Responsible for developing commercial offers to UK customers, as well as customers in Asia and globally.  This will include:

    • Preparing the offer Division of Responsibility Matrix, Bid and Proposal funding estimates.

    • Facilitating a bid/no-bid discussion, with internal stakeholders and ensuring a bid/no bid decision is made and communicated to the offer team.

    • Coordinating and leading the offer kick off meetings.

    • Working with Technical Input Lead (assigned by the Westinghouse delivery organisation), Account Team, Contracts/ Legal, and as necessary, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Tax, Quality Assurance, Treasury, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S).

    • Develop and manage the offer programme ensuring all internal Westinghouse Governance process requirements and customer deliverables are met, including the scope, schedule and cost elements of the offer. This may include taking appropriate action, including escalation to management (if necessary), if problems occur in meeting the agreed upon schedule;

    • Where necessary develop cost models to support the financial aspect of the offer submission and Westinghouse governance process;

    • Write high quality offer letters and where necessary responses to answer questions included in the customer’s Request for Quotation, ensuring all aspects of the questions are addressed clearly and concisely;

    • Confirming the Westinghouse Governance requirements applicable to the offer, scheduling the meetings, and developing the necessary governance documents. Leading the governance meetings attended by the appropriate Senior Westinghouse leadership up to  Board level.  Securing governance approvals and archiving the final approved document;

    • Integrating all relevant inputs into the customer-specific offer templates; reviewing, compiling and customizing the required information into a complete submission package;

    • Verifying that all elements of the customer Request for Quotation are addressed and incorporated into the offer package;

    • Distributing the draft offer package to the offer team, and consolidating comments into the final offer package, as required;

    • Supporting the Customer Account Team in contract negotiations;

    • Scheduling and leading a post-job brief with the offer team and logging lessons learned into the Westinghouse Corrective Action Program tool, as appropriate.

    • Entry of orders in the financial systems and raising order acknowledgement letters to the customer.

    • Inputting and reviewing data for opportunities in the Customer relationship management system Dynamics 365 database. 




  • Offer management experience is required.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Able to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.

  • Have a confident and professional approach to building presentations and delivering to internal and external stakeholders

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills required, for development of bid cost models and documentation.

  • Evidence of quality service delivery and customer satisfaction.

  • Meet pre-determined deadlines.

  • May be required to travel occasionally.

  • Enthusiastic approach to work and a positive team player.

  • A strong customer focus and a desire for win:win solutions.

  • Committed to continuous improvement.

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, in particular Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

  • Adheres to all legislative, regulatory and company procedures and standards e.g. safety, quality, risk and security etc. appropriate to the role.


Desirable but not essential:

  • Nuclear Industry experience.

  • Knowledge of SAP desirable but training will be provided as necessary.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science/equivalent experience.

  • Qualifications with a recognised commercial professional body or recognised project management professional body.

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