Proposals Manager

We are looking to recruit a Proposals Manager on a 12 months contract starting in January.

Working for this leading manufacturer you will have responsibility for the proposals / tenders generated, as directed by the Manager. You are expected to ensure that all proposals are technically and commercially acceptable, meet the customer requirements, are “fit for purpose” and are costed in accordance with the relevant procedures.


  • Understand existing customer relationships
  • Understand customer’s strategies, business plans, buying behaviours and general needs
  • Develop and implement costings and proposals to ensure the business area is aligned with customer needs and remains competitive.

Main Duties

  • Advising operations of forecast workloads enabling them to react to market trends in a timely and efficient manner
  • Scheduling the timely execution of proposal activities to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Determining the level of Design Engineering required when formulating a proposal to meet the customer specification within a given timescale
  • Ensure that company processes, systems and tools are used effectively and consistently
  • Driving continuous improvement
  • Carrying out any other reasonable duties that may be requested from time to time

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Deliver excellent customer satisfaction by continuously meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Understand customer needs and develop resources to ensure needs are met at all times
  • Build effective relationships with internal stakeholders and service providers to ensure customer satisfaction is maintained.


  • College or Technical background, or equivalent, in an engineering or sciences discipline

Experience Of

  • Previous experience of working in a proposals role / costing or estimator
  • Preparing quotations for technical/manufactured/engineered products
  • Develop strong working relationships with both, internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of designing and manufacturing high integrity products

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