Proposals Engineer (Electrical Installation)

Salary: dependent on experience

Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 29492ls

Expiration date: 16 August 2018


Our client are looking for a proposals engineer to Carry out proposal and estimating activities for single and low complexity multi-discipline proposals to support business strategy whilst helping to maintain an up to date body of knowledge for proposals.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out proposal and estimating activities
  • Take full responsibility for assigned proposals, to lead and managed to deliver high quality proposals in a timely manner that reflect agreed strategies and are compliant with relevant procedures
  • Expected to lead single ‘own’ discipline proposals and low complexity proposals with some other discipline content.
  • Responsible for all aspects including estimate/costing, price, technical and commercial submission documents, contractual reviews, approvals
  • Obtain relevant input from others required to develop proposal, recognising strengths and weaknesses of self and others
  • Work with ‘operations’ to develop and agree execution concepts
  • Obtain third party (subcontractor/vendor) input with support
  • Ensure all work is compliant with Bilfinger procedures
  • Initiate checks and reviews to ensure quality of work
  • Liaise with clients for information, clarifications and site visits, and with support from others, negotiations.
  • Support proposals managed by others
  • Provide estimation input to other proposals
  • Attend proposal strategy development meetings.
  • Work in a structured and organised way
  • Carry out checks of proposal work by others

Maintain Body of Knowledge:

  • Support in keeping norms and information up to date
  • Support development of proposal tools (e.g. estimating tools, procedures)

Person Specification:

  • Working with people
  • Demonstrates an interest in and understanding of others; adapts to the team and builds team spirit; recognises and rewards the contribution of others; listens, consults others and communicates pro-actively; supports and cares for others; develops and openly communicates self-insight

Adhering to principles and values:
Upholds ethics and values; demonstrates integrity; promotes and defends equal opportunities, build diverse teams; encourages organisational and individual responsibility towards the community and the environment

Writing and reporting:
Writes clearly; succinctly and correctly; writes convincingly in an engaging and expressive manner; avoids the unnecessary use of jargon or complicated language; writes in a well structured and logical way; structured information to meet the needs and understanding of the intended audience

Analysing:
Analyses numerical data, verbal data and all other sources of information; break information into component parts, patterns and relationships; probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem; makes rational judgments from the available information and analysis; produces workable solutions to a range of problems

Planning and organising:
Sets clearly defined objectives; plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances; manages time effectively; identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish tasks; monitors performance against deadlines and milestones

Delivering results and meeting customer expectations:
Focuses in customer needs and satisfaction;  sets high standards for quality and quantity; monitors and maintains quality and productivity; works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way; consistently achieves project goals

Achieving personal work goals and objectives
Accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm; works hard and puts in longer hours when necessary; identifies development strategies needed to achieve career goals and makes use of developmental or training opportunities; seeks progression to roles of increase responsibility and influence

Essential Experience: 

  • 3+ years proposal and estimating experience (or similar)
  • Experience includes contracting in areas such as oil & gas, nuclear, utilities, power
  • Expected to be degree qualified in appropriate engineering or numerical discipline, or suitably experienced through working in relevant discipline 

Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business.