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Bid Lead

Bristol

REF: 28761

About the role

Here at Babcock International we're in search of Bid Lead to join our team working on vast, complex Aviation bids ranging from £200M to in excess of £1B. Babcock's UK Military Air bid team is a newly formed function within the fastest growing sector of Babcock International Group. It's tasked with being the exemplar for bidding best practice, wining business in efficient and effective ways. With principal customers being the RAF, the Royal Navy, and the Army, its goal is to be the most successful bid team operating in the UK Defence Industry.

As the Bid Lead you will lead on major complex bids, ensuring consistency of approach across a multi-function team while achieving milestones within the bid process. You'll establish and lead the opportunity bid team to produce compliant, compelling, winning bids that support the Sector in delivering its strategy and support corporate governance practices.

You will challenge the status-quo on our bid approaches to consistently deliver better savings and efficiencies than our competitors. The Bid Lead will manage communications and relationships with internal stakeholders and external customers up to C-Level, to ensure clear understanding of bid solution, value proposition, competitive positioning, finances and risk.

As well as working on some of the most high-profile projects in the UK we also offer a supportive work environment where innovation is at the heart of what we do.

Although this role is within Aviation we welcome application from all backgrounds.

What do I need to do the role?

You will have a demonstrable track record of winning highly complex bids including managing multi-disciplined teams and driving best practice across programmes.

Would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:

  • Previous leadership experience within a sizable bidding function.
  • Experience working with Business Development teams to evolve initial capture planning data into winning bid strategies, value proposition and the overall technical, commercial, service, HR, and financial solutions.

What else do I need to know?

  • Some UK travel may be expected in supporting sites.
  • The role will be based in Bristol or Portsmouth.
  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role and will also need to complete a medical assessment

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices.

If you experience difficulties please click here. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Bid Lead

Bristol

REF: 28761

About the role

Here at Babcock International we're in search of Bid Lead to join our team working on vast, complex Aviation bids ranging from £200M to in excess of £1B. Babcock's UK Military Air bid team is a newly formed function within the fastest growing sector of Babcock International Group. It's tasked with being the exemplar for bidding best practice, wining business in efficient and effective ways. With principal customers being the RAF, the Royal Navy, and the Army, its goal is to be the most successful bid team operating in the UK Defence Industry.

As the Bid Lead you will lead on major complex bids, ensuring consistency of approach across a multi-function team while achieving milestones within the bid process. You'll establish and lead the opportunity bid team to produce compliant, compelling, winning bids that support the Sector in delivering its strategy and support corporate governance practices.

You will challenge the status-quo on our bid approaches to consistently deliver better savings and efficiencies than our competitors. The Bid Lead will manage communications and relationships with internal stakeholders and external customers up to C-Level, to ensure clear understanding of bid solution, value proposition, competitive positioning, finances and risk.

As well as working on some of the most high-profile projects in the UK we also offer a supportive work environment where innovation is at the heart of what we do.

Although this role is within Aviation we welcome application from all backgrounds.

What do I need to do the role?

You will have a demonstrable track record of winning highly complex bids including managing multi-disciplined teams and driving best practice across programmes.

Would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:

  • Previous leadership experience within a sizable bidding function.
  • Experience working with Business Development teams to evolve initial capture planning data into winning bid strategies, value proposition and the overall technical, commercial, service, HR, and financial solutions.

What else do I need to know?

  • Some UK travel may be expected in supporting sites.
  • The role will be based in Bristol or Portsmouth.
  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role and will also need to complete a medical assessment

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices.

If you experience difficulties please click here. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

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