Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.
The role involves leading all day-to-day aspects of smart technology pursuits and tender proposals together with an understanding and oversite of the Research & Development activities being undertaken across the Costain Group.
The Technology Bid Manager will ensure each investment opportunity is aligned to the corporate strategy, our future technology capabilities and accurately costed for the implementation of solutions.
The Technology Bid Manager should be involved in the end to end process of technology opportunities and should have an excellent appreciation of what the client needs are and how best to articulate how Costain can meet these needs through our Value Proposition.
The Technology Bid Manager should have extensive knowledge of the technology environment, be able to provide insight into market trends, and identify gaps in our technology offering.
The role will require close liaison with all Sectors to understand Technology strategy and technology pipeline and undertake analysis on delivering value add business solutions. It will also require close liaison with estimators, authors, graphics and technical teams.
Responsible for submitting a compliant bid to an existing or prospective client, on time and within budget. Ensuring that all the client's questions have been answered as fully as possible, and that the organisation has given itself the best possible chance of success.
This is a highly networked role that requires an ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines.
The Technology Bid Manager should have a proven ability in producing and delivering compliant tenders for technology customers within a complex business environment.
Experienced in scheduling and running proposal kick-off meetings, leading storyboarding sessions, facilitating key review meetings / final document review, co-ordinating proposal governance / sign off, document production and delivery of the completed proposal.
We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.
At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.
We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.