Lead Bid Engineer

45000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000/annum
12 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Contract Type
Our client based in Coventry is looking to recruit a Lead Bid Engineer, this post is mainly UK based but may require visits abroad for commissioning purposes.

It is essential that the candidate possesses previous bid experience and in depth technical knowledge of subsystems and operating environments. Proven experience in training and mentoring skills. Preferably have detailed technical knowledge of CCTV, PA, Telephony, PABX,SDH, Radio, Microwave,Meteorological, PDH, Satelite, ACS, LAN, WAN, Entertainment, Cabling systems.

Salary up to GBP45K depending on experience

Permanent role

The main purpose of the job is to Design & Manage individual sub -systems during the sales stage of a project through to a submission of a bid.

General Responsibilities

Provide single point of contact and single point of responsibility to both the customer and bid manager for the technical design of bids under their control.

Specific Responsibilities
Technical Management and mentoring of bid engineers and others

Design Authority for systems designed by Bid Engineers

Recognised lead authority within the Company for at least two systems/product ranges.

Detailed knowledge of applicable industry standards and specifications

Customer And supplier Liaison

Provide accurate detailed sub-system design drawings

Provide accurate detailed sub-system documents

On time delivery of documentation

On-site commissioning activities from time to time

Ability to read and translate customer specifications

Sub-system configuration /set up

Key Skills & Qualifications

Detailed technical design knowledge of 2 or more of the preferred sub-systems.

Author technical documents and drawings.

2 years experience of technical design capability.


Detailed design and configuration knowledge of the following systems:

CCTV, PABX, PA, SDH, Radio, microwave, Meteorological, PDH, Sateliite, Security systems, LAN's. WAN's.
Entertainment, Cabling, and Power supplies.

Preferred Education

Degree or HND qualified in relevant discipline
Proven training certification in relevant sub-system

Soft skills

Team Participation
Meeting & Presentation skills
Customer Interaction
Managing Change
Time Management
Procedure Adherence
Decision Making
Problem Solving
Working Flexibility

Health Safety & Environmental Responsibilities

Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the company's Policies in respect of Health and Safety, equal opportunities and other policies which may from time to time to be implemented or amended.

To adhere to all employment policies and procedures detailed in the contract of employment, employee handbook and applicable work instructions

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