Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Metallurgist / Materials Engineering
Education: Some College
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Darlington, England, United Kingdom

Job Purpose:


Working within the Bids and Proposals Team to produce estimates, proposals, supporting information and deliverables which generate new and repeat business for the complete range of products and services.

Ensuring the most competitive, technical compliant and commercially acceptable proposals are submitted on time for prospects that the business unit selects to pursue.


Main Responsibilities:


Co-ordinate with sales and business development team in sourcing and then reviewing enquiries; associated specifications, technical, commercial and scheduling requirements to ensure that the time and effort expended in estimating a proposal to secure new and repeat business is optimised.


Liaise with the client during pre and post P.O. award stages, developing and maintaining the relationship to ensure continuity, accuracy of information and optimising potential for future business and referrals.


Working with Project Procurement Manager; prepare, issue, progress and evaluate RFQ's for major sub-contract package elements and all non supply bought in items such as electrical, HVAC, insulation, paint, F&G, UPS etc. which are to be incorporated into cost estimate.


Prepare structural procurement & manufacturing element of estimates, working with and verifying optimum solution with internal design and engineering teams.


Co-ordinate with administration to maintain accurate records within the proposals folders and the sales database system with regard to costs, sales, AVL status, contacts details and current status of estimates, leads and opportunities.


Coordination with the commercial team during tender stage / pre P.O. award to ensure that all possible commercial risks are specifically identified and mitigated within our offer.


Coordination with the commercial team tender at award stage to ensure that all relevant information is available to ensure a comprehensive proposals to project execution team handover and accurate compilation of the commercial abstract.


Coordination with the project delivery and execution team during post P.O. award stage to assist with costing / compiling V.O.s etc. and obtaining feedback on actual project performance data that could assist in improving future proposals.


Provide Project Planner with information to feed into forward load planning and receive tender schedules for issue to client.


Assist with the coordination of information for the compiling, implementation and execution of business development / sales plans and strategies.


Knowledge / Skills / Experience required for role:


Proficient in use of Microsoft office and associated software.

Ability to utilise a Platform Sales Database.

Ability to utilise Microsoft MS Project (Advantageous).


Any special requirements:


Maintain working knowledge of and adhere to company QMS procedures and policies and have in depth knowledge of MT-QP-11. (Inquiries and Proposal)

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.