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United Kingdom  United Kingdom
Management, English

Job Description:

Project Leader - Bid Management

Would you like to join the Dreadnought Programme New Business Team who are responsible for major bids and new business activity on the programme? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Leader at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a project Leader, you will be tasked with preparing for future contracting events on the Programme - focusing on bid strategy and proposal development. You will support bid and tendering processes to ensure bids meet customer needs, in line with business & commercial criteria that all risks are assessed effectively, and that bids are realistic and winnable.

This role will provide you with the rare opportunity to gain bid and campaign skills & experience within Maritime - Submarines, with the unique opportunity to help develop and shape future strategy.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Leader will involve:

Providing oversight of the development of reports and bidding activities.

Working closely with internal and external stakeholders

Support with solution development activities

Establishing requirements for the bids

Generation of bid proposals - Working with cross functional teams to develop bid artefacts and proposal documentation

Ensuring the compliance with customer requirements

Application of corporate governance and assurance processes

Your skills and qualifications:

Effective cross-functional stakeholder management skills

Project planning experience

Experience in application of Project Lifecycle Management approaches

Experience in application of risk management

An understanding of bid management - previous experience highly beneficial

Experience of working with MoD customers - highly beneficial

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


(COMPANY NAME) is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for (COMPANY NAME) will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with (COMPANY NAME).

Find out more at #subsgodeeper on LinkedIn

Source: Company website
Posted on: 08 Apr 2021
Industry: Aerospace / Defense
Languages: English
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