Report To: General Manager

Job Purpose: You will lead the Business Development, Bidding and Pre-contract phase activities primarily for the H&W Appledore facility whilst also supporting/ leading multi-site / Group activities and opportunity development when required.

The Role

  • Day to Day management of the Appledore bid and pre-contract team, responsible for their work planning, quality of output, and ensuring compliance with ALL H&W processes.
  • Working with GM Appledore and Sector Directors provides subject matter expertise to support the prioritisation of Appledore opportunities and Bid / No Bid Decisions.
  • Management and Leadership of Business Development and Pre-Contract activities at the Appledore site
  • Manage the delivery of tenders and Opportunity submissions, in conjunction with Functional teams
  • Working with support function teams (Commercial, Quality, Supply Chain, HR, Strategic Bids, Finance, Technical) to ensure that opportunities are fully supported, and support functions input and guidance is fully implemented.

About You:

  • Significant knowledge and understanding of the drivers of successful business development and relationship development with customers, suppliers, and regulatory bodies.
  • Significant experience and understanding of the bidding processes such as Shipley, Lore
  • Strong technical background such that an understanding of the project work content, their feasibility and profitability
  • Demonstrable leadership experience
  • Sector specific knowledge Commercial/Naval shipbuilding and fabrication
  • BEng (Hons), MEng or MSc (or equivalent) in an appropriate engineering or other relevant subject (minimum Class 2:1/Distinction (or equivalent)

The Package:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 31 days holiday
  • Company Pension
  • Private Medical Cover

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Job Category: Business Development
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Appledore

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